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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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Been taking doxycycline for chlamydia for 5 days and I have painful urination.

Been taking doxycycline for chlamydia for 5 days and I have painful urination.

UTI?: You need to be reevaluated. Some strains of chlamydia may be resistant to Doxycycline and you may have more than a single issue in progress. ...Read more

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How long does it take for doxycycline to stop chlamydia pain. Or is there anything additional I can prescribed to relieve urination pain?

 How long  does  it  take  for  doxycycline  to  stop  chlamydia pain. Or is there anything additional I can prescribed to relieve urination pain?

2 weeks: The Tetracycline is used against Chlamydia, generally for 2 weeks( there is no set period). However as far as pain is concerned in the urethra one can prescribe Pyridium (phenazopyridine) 100 mg Po three times a day for five days.please remember that when a patient contracts one sexually transmitted disease, there is great chance that he has others.severe urethral pain with discharge may indicate gonorrhea. ...Read more

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Treated chlamydia 2 weeks ago, symptoms were gone. Now having weird discharge, and painful urination. No sexual contact since. Possible reinfection?

Treated chlamydia 2 weeks ago, symptoms were gone. Now having weird discharge, and painful urination. No sexual contact since. Possible reinfection?

Possible: relapse or reinfection if not treated appropriate or a possible new infection from something other than Chlamydia-get examined and recultured ...Read more

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Was treated for chlamydia a month ago with a single dose of Azithromycin. No more painful urination, still have the bumps with less color. Why's this?

Was treated for chlamydia a month ago with a single dose of Azithromycin. No more painful urination, still have the bumps with less color. Why's this?

Not chlamydia (?): Something doesn't compute. Chlamydia does not cause skin "bumps" or any kind of skin problem. Sounds like you had something else in addition to chlamydia. (Genital warts, maybe?) Contact the doctor who diagnosed and treated you. ...Read more

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I tested negative for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea and took Azithromycin on 12/24 evening, how long does it take for dysuria symptoms to resolve? Thanks!

I tested negative for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea and took Azithromycin on 12/24 evening, how long does it take for dysuria symptoms to resolve? Thanks!

Soon, maybe: It is very unlikely that Chlamydia or Gonorrhea would cause dysuria, so this might be a bladder (urinary tract) infection. There are also other possibilities, none of which can be properly evaluated without an exam. IF it is a bladder infection and IF it is sensitive to azithromycin then you should be feeling better. ...Read more

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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. Marcus Degraw
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Painful Urination (Definition)

Painful urination is the high end of urethral discomfort at voiding, which may result from UTI, STD-related urethritis, stone passage, aftereffect of transurethral procedures, but with widely variable expression & intensity reflecting personal tolerance & coping ability. So, interpreting it with ...Read more