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Is the dna, sda chlamydia test unreliable? It showed me as a negative but i cmae up positive in the rna, tma test. How come?

Is the dna, sda chlamydia test unreliable? It showed me as a negative but i cmae up positive in the rna, tma test. How come?

Generally reliable: Both tests have very high sensitivity and specificity; however, the dna sda test can have false negatives if there is an inhibitor present, such as a high white count in the urine or blood. The rna/tma test is less subject to this, and due to the positive screen and risk/benefit ratio, i would recommend treatment. ...Read more

Chlamydia (Definition)

Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more


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How long to treat chlamydia?

How long to treat chlamydia?

Usually 1 to 7: Days depending on antibiotic choice. Should not be sexually active until treated for at least 7 days. ...Read more

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Does chlamydia make you itch ?

Does chlamydia make you itch ?

Not so much.: Most people w chlamydia don’t have sxs. That is why it’s called a silent std. Sxs can include: vaginal discharge, bleeding w intercourse or btwn periods, nausea, fever, painful intercourse, ; lower abdominal ; back pain. Men can experience discharge, burning w urination, itching at opening of the penis (urethra) ; less often – pain/ swelling of testes. It can lead to rectal pain, bleeding ; d/c. ...Read more

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What does chlamydia look like?

What does chlamydia look like?

Chlamydia is often a: “silent” disease – this means the person isn't experiencing symptoms. Chlamydia symptoms in women may include: spotting, painful sexual intercourse, pain w urination, vaginal discharge (milky or yellow mucus), lower abdominal pain, nausea & fever. Chlamydia in men may cause burning or pain w urinating, irritation at penis opening, discharge, groin pain w swelling & testicular swelling /pain. ...Read more

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How do you get chlamydia? Oral?

How do you get chlamydia? Oral?

Most kinds of sex: You can get chlamydia from unprotected vaginal, oral, or anal sex. ...Read more

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Does chlamydia go away on its own?

Does chlamydia go away on its own?

Treatment is needed.: Chlamydia can be treated with a single dose of azithromycin, or 7 day (sometimes 10 day)_treatment with Doxycycline or erythromycin. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia be cured with garlic?

Can chlamydia be cured with garlic?

Sorry, no: You need an antibiotic after an exam and diagnosis. Besides, there are better things to do with garlic! ...Read more

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Who should be tested for chlamydia?

Most people: If you are sexually active, you should be tested for chlamydia. Once you are in a stable relationship and are sure neither of you have chlamydia you can stop testing. The symptoms of chlamydia can be silent. Untreated it can cause infertility. ...Read more

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I need to know more about chlamydia?

I need to know more about chlamydia?

An infection: This infection can affect men ; women and is sexually transmitted. In men it can be as simple as an itch feeling in the penis or a urethritis. In the female she may be asymptomatic or have symptoms of cervicitis or pelvic inflammatory disease. Chlamydia infections usually respond well to an antibiotic after the doctor confirms the nature of your complaint with a culture. ...Read more

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How long can chlamydia go unnoticed?

How long can chlamydia go unnoticed?

A Long Time: Chlamydia doesn't always cause symptoms, so it may go unnoticed until you are tested for chlamydia or the infection has spread to other areas of the body. ...Read more

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How long can chlamydia go undetected?

How long can chlamydia go undetected?

Indefinitely: Although it can infect the cervix causing chronic cervicitis for years, can also ascend into the endometrial (uterine) cavity and out through the tubes causing severe pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) which may hospitalize you and could certainly leave you sterile. That is why it is recommended that all young women, and those at risk, be screened annually. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia be cleared in 24 hours?

Can chlamydia be cleared in 24 hours?

No: Even if you take single dose treatment, you still have to wait at least 7 days to have sex. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia be fully cured in men?

Can chlamydia be fully cured in men?

Yes, with correct Rx: Chlamydia is a fully curable bacterial disease, provided that the correct antibiotic is prescribed and that it is taken as directed, and you are not reinfected by the same partner again. That's a lot of ifs. If you have been treated but still experience symptoms, see your doctor again for a second evaluation. You may need a second course of antibiotics. ...Read more

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Do guys have any symptoms of chlamydia?

Do guys have any symptoms of chlamydia?

They can but: Most men do not have symptoms. They can show symptoms like penile discharge, burning with urination, irritation at the tip of the penis, testicular pain and joint pain. If you are at risk get tested. ...Read more

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How can I know chlamydia is fully gone?

What antibiotic?: A two week course of Doxycycline or a three day course of zithromax should cure it! the scarring caused by chlamydia, especially in females will not be affected, if has occurred! ...Read more

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When before you know you have chlamydia?

When before you know you have chlamydia?

That is the problem.: You might not know because it can be a 'silent std' which means it can be doing destruction without you being aware. Please get tested if you are concerned. ...Read more

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

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