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Does chlamydia cause abdominal pain?

Does chlamydia cause abdominal pain?

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

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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Abdominal pain during and after chlamydia treatment. Could it be pid?

Abdominal pain during and after chlamydia treatment. Could it be pid?

Possibly: You should follow up w your physician to figure it out as the treatment for gc/chlamydia cervicitis is different then that for pid. Delaying could have long term complications associated w fertility (among other less common complications). ...Read more

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I was given an antibiotic for chlamydia, The only symptom I had was slight abdominal pain. But after I took the med a fishy odor developed?

I was given an antibiotic for chlamydia, The only symptom I had was slight abdominal pain. But after I took the med a fishy odor developed?

Bacterial vaginosis: This is a common problem. Antibiotics you took causes a change in the natural balance of bacteria, that now cursed overgrowth of harmful bacteria. Metronidazole is one of the antibiotics that can be used to treat, however I recommend seeing your doctor to confirm diagnosis by doing pelvic exam and a lab test. ...Read more

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Freq urination. Bad abdominal pain. Urine clean. Blood normal. Chlamydia/gonn neg. What could this be?

Freq urination. Bad abdominal pain. Urine clean. Blood normal. Chlamydia/gonn neg. What could this be?

Bladder dysfunction?: Some people have an irritable bladder that doesn't empty completely and so requires frequent urination. The bladder contractions can be painful. A urogynecologist can likely help you. ...Read more

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I took azithromycin (1000g) for chlamydia a week ago. I still have slight abdominal pain? Is that normal?

I took azithromycin (1000g) for chlamydia a week ago. I still have slight abdominal pain? Is that normal?

Chlamydia: Did you have a reaction to taking azithromycin? ie diarrhea/cramping/nausea?

Unlikely to be from Azithromycin or the chlamydia.

Go back to your treating doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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I have been treated for chlamydia but am still experience abdominal pain. Doctor said it may settle but I am worried about pid. Could I have pid?

I have been treated for chlamydia but am still experience abdominal pain. Doctor said it may settle but I am worried about pid. Could I have pid?

It's possilbe: It's possible, but I would defer to the physician treating you.

Where you also treated for gonorrhea, as well? Usually both are treated simultaneously and they respond readily to anitbiotics.

If it doesn't improve or continues to progress, definitely go back to your doc. ...Read more

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Went to the doc. Found out I had chlamydia the doc. Gave me meds&took got retested now I have lower abdominal pain above my vagina?

Went to the doc. Found out I had chlamydia the doc. Gave me meds&took got retested now I have lower abdominal pain above my vagina?

Return to doc ASAP: Chlamydia can cause pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), i.e. fallopian tube infection, which causes low abdominal pain. It is atypical for the pain of PID to start after being treated for chlamydia, but it's still possible. Untreated PID can be quite dangerous, so don't delay. Maybe nothing serious, but don't take the chance. Contact your doctor's office ASAP. Good luck! ...Read more

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After treatment for chlamydia. Ten days aftr treatmnt. Abdominal pain (not during sex) and bleeding during n after sex. I've only had sex once since?

After treatment for chlamydia. Ten days aftr treatmnt. Abdominal pain (not during sex) and bleeding during n after sex. I've only had sex once since?

Need time: Still you may have pelvic infection, need more time and treatments, make sure you will go for follow up visits to your doctor make sure prevent future std's by taking protective measures. ...Read more

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Frequent urination. Abdominal pain. Vaginal burning. Yeast neg. Trich neg. Clue cell neg. Chlamydia/ghonnarea neg.

Frequent urination. Abdominal pain. Vaginal burning. Yeast neg. Trich neg. Clue cell neg. Chlamydia/ghonnarea neg.

Blood sugar and UA?: Hi. It seems like you've checked most (certainly not all) infectious causes for vaginal burning. I would suggest checking a urinalysis with microscopic (and culture, if indicated) and a serum glucose. A UTI and diabetes could be possible. Good luck! ...Read more

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Frequent urination. Little coming out. Abdominal pain. Blood tests fine. Chlamydia/gonorrhea neg. What could this be?

Frequent urination. Little coming out. Abdominal pain. Blood tests fine. Chlamydia/gonorrhea neg. What could this be?

Urinary infection: It seems like you may have a urinary tract infection (uti). Your doctor may do a urinalysis and urine culture. Given your symptoms your doctor may want to 'prophylactically' treat you for a uti prior to knowing the results of the culture. ...Read more

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I've had some lower abdominal pain + intestinal issues after having found out that I had RECTAL chlamydia for many months. Infection gone, but sometimes pain still, could it be PID, or something else?

I've had some lower abdominal pain + intestinal issues after having found out that I had RECTAL chlamydia for many months. Infection gone, but sometimes pain still, could it be PID, or something else?

Ok see doctor: If you are still having symptoms like that it could be any number of things including infections. Please see a gastroenterologist to have further evaluation. Good luck to you! ...Read more

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Freq urination. Abdominal pain. Urine analysis neg. Blood tests normal. Chlamydia/gonorrhea neg. What could this be?

Here are some. ..: After ruling out UTI as reported, one has to make sure if you're able to hold urine or to empty bladder well or have over-drinking of fluids or consume bladder irritants such as alcohol, coffee, caffeine-containing beverages, spicy foods, etc. So, work with Doc and be checked out so to deduce possible causes for proposing reasonable Rx. ...Read more

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I have chlamydia, I think I was infected 3 months ago. Is that too short a time to develop PID? I have severe abdominal pain and irregular bleeding.

See a Doctor: If you have Chlamydia and abdominal pain and irregular periods, you must see a doctor immediately. It is never too soon to get PID after you have Chlamydia. You must do a pregnancy test to make sure you do not have a tubal pregnancy. Please see a doctor and Good Luck! ...Read more

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Is prostatitis an std? Can you pass that during intercourse? Chlamydia and gonorrhea negative. What else cause prostatitis? After sex wife is complaining of on and off pelvic and abdominal pain.

Is prostatitis an std? Can you pass that during intercourse? Chlamydia and gonorrhea negative. What else cause prostatitis? After sex wife is complaining of on and off pelvic and abdominal pain.

Prostatitis: This can be bacterial, or non-infectious, or due to organisms other than bacteria. It is not generally thought of as an STD but certainly some microorganisms may wind up in the prostate after being acquired sexually. It is not likely that you transmitted this to your wife and is responsible for her symptoms but she does need to be evaluated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I've recently had treatment for chlamydia this was on friday but I still have pains in my lower abdomen... How long till they stop?

I've recently had treatment for chlamydia this was on friday but I still have pains in my lower abdomen... How long till they stop?

Maybe more: If this was purely chlamydia you are likely to begin feeling better soon. Unfortunately, however, it is possible you have more than a single infection. There are other possibilities, like a tubo-ovarian abscess, and so on. If you are not seeing a gyn doctor, please do. ...Read more

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I experienced sharp pain in my lower abdomen during sex, I was then treated 4 chlamydia and I haven't had sex since then how do I know the pain is gone?

The infection: Should be gone with proper treatment - make sure your partner (s) seek treatment as well. The only way to know if pain is gone is to resume usual activities and monitor symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a lymph node On the right side of neck, it developed after I was treated with chlamydia. Lately I have been getting sharp pain on the right side and the left side of my lower abdominal and when I'my hungry it somehow travels to the mIddle of my abd

No connection: There is no relation between chlamydia infection and cervical lymph node, now the pain in left lower abdomen could be related to infection in the tubes or ovaries.
see your doctor, and make sure you do not have infection that could scar your female organs for life, take charge of your life and practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I have chlamydia and was given one dose of azythromycin. After 5 days, the abdominal cramps are worse. Should I go back for more antibiotics?

I have chlamydia and was given one dose of azythromycin. After 5 days, the abdominal cramps are worse. Should I go back for more antibiotics?

Recheck: If you're not feeling better, it would be a good idea to be re-evaluated. There may be a second infection causing trouble. ...Read more

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Treated for chlamydia, 2 pills azithromycine, 2 weeks of doxycycline, lower right abdomen still in pain after treatment, do I still have it? Only symptom I had w/ chlamydia, could the test have been wrong?

Pain after tx: It's unlikely the test was worng - not impossible, but very unlikely. As to whether you still have it, chlamydia symptoms can range from none to severe pain/fever/illness. So the leftover pain may be peristent infection, or just inflamation in the area where the infection was. That inflammation takes time to clear up after the infection is treated. I would ask doc if need to be tested for cure. ...Read more

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I took 1000mg Azitromycine Sandoz for treatment of chlamydia at Friday. I still feel pain. When is expected time that I stop to feel pain in stomach?

I took 1000mg Azitromycine Sandoz for treatment of chlamydia at Friday. I still feel pain. When is expected time that I stop to feel pain in stomach?

Hours: Stomach pain from Azithromycin usually god away within a few hours. However, on occations may cause a gastric irritation that may last for a few days. If the pain persist you should go to the Dr. ...Read more

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How long does treatment for chlamydia last? How long do I have to take antibiotics for chlamydia? When I've finished the medication, is the chlamydia gone for good? .

How long does treatment for chlamydia last? How long do I have to take antibiotics for chlamydia? When I've finished the medication, is the chlamydia gone for good? .

Chlamydia: Chlamydia is treated with antibiotics. It is often treated with one dose of Azithromycin or Doxycycline twice a day for seven days. People with chlamydia should abstain from sexual intercourse for seven days after either treatment, to prevent spreading the infection to partners. ...Read more

Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

A sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or ...Read more


Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more