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I had a mmc at 10 weeks. Had a d & c 2 weeks ago and found trisomy 16. I also was found with chlamydia. Can the two be related?

I had a mmc at 10 weeks. Had a d  & c  2 weeks ago and found trisomy 16. I also was  found with chlamydia. Can the two be related?

No: The trisomy is a genetic defect like Down's Syndrome only more severe and frequently results in miscarriage. Sexually transmitted infections do not cause genetic problems. The chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection and requires treatment of both you and your partner. Take care. You got a lot of bad news at once and may need someone to talk to about all this ...Read more

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

Chlamydia infection is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or no symptoms at all. In many patients without symptoms, chlamydial infections can spread upwards into the abdomen and cause serious complications due to scarring. Newborns can acquire chlamydial eye infection from birth ...Read more


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How long does it take for chlamydia to turn into p.I.D? I've had chlamydia before when i was pregnant at age 17.

How long does it take for chlamydia to turn into p.I.D? I've had chlamydia before when i was pregnant at age 17.

Hard to say: It is well known that stds such as chlamydia, especially in long standing infections, can lead to pid; however, pid ranges from subclinical and asymptomatic to severe, so it is impossible to give a time line because 1) many patients don't even realize they have pid and 2) the progression will depend on host immune system function. If you are concerned, you can be checked for active disease. ...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?

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

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


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more