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Possibly: The testing needs adequate concentration of organisms to prove their presence. A positive result is to be trusted, but a negative occasionally will be incorrect. Additionally, about 50% of women will not have obvious symptoms and 10% for men.
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
How is it possible for me to get chlamydia and not my fiance? Can I go years without knowing I have it?? Does this diesease go dormant?
A few possibilities: Urine tests in men miss up to 10% of infections. Chlamydia can self cure in a few weeks in men; he may have had it, now cleared. Maybe he was treated but didn't admit it. "Years" is too long, but you may have had it from a past partner and your fiance just lucky he didn't catch it from you. The test isn't perfect, small chance your result is false. The main thing now is that both need treatment.
My partner tested positive for chlamydia and me negative. 4 years together is it possible they can go back and check if this was a false positive?
What type of test?: Did he get treated? It is likely that he had infection and was treated effectively and is no longer carrying the organism. He may still have antibody to chlamydia but not the organism. It would not do any harm to get retested by the Chlamydia nucleic acid. See this site for info. Http://www. Medicalhealthtests. Com/pathology-test/chlamydia-tests-serum. Html
Yes, but. ..: Yes, it may, and not uncommon after initial symptoms but not often with no initial flare. Nonetheless, seek counseling and testing if in doubt. In reality, you may do nothing as long as being asymptomatic or not in the category of high risk like multiple partners, promiscuity, anal..., etc.See 1 more doctor answer
Yes: You need to get treated asap.Get a more detailed answer ›
Possible...: Yes, it's possible to be its carriers with no symptoms for years, but I'm not sure if there has been any studies on the subjects done specifically to address the concern so far out more than 10 yrs. Regardless of such uncertainty, low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence / obsession remains the very foundation of all healthcare and the surest key to a long happy life.
Silent STD: Yes. That is why it is called a "silent std".
Chlamydia: Absoulutly! Must been seen by primary care physician.
Chlamydia: Chlamydia can live symptom free for years if untreated.
I had chlamydia for 2 years, I am young so is it possible for my body to recouperate and b able to produce?
Chlamydia: Even when it is true that an std can later on affect your ability to conceive due to scar tissue forming in your reproductive internal organs, it is not necessarily the case. After successful treatment most women are able to get pregnant.
My wife of 8 years has chlamydia and is accusing me of cheating. I have been 100% faithful. How could she have gotten it?
I had Chlamydia. But I'm in a relationsship with my partner for 4 years now. Do I have to inform my (female) ex-partners from 4-5 years ago?
No need: Even without treatment, chlamydia is cleared by the immune system long before 4 years, usually within a year. From a medical standpoint, there's no point in informing partners that long ago.
I have been tested positive for chlamydia I have not cheated on my boyfriend of 2 years and he swears he's been faithful could the test be wrong?
Well..: Unless you have a previous negative test to rely on, there is no way to know when you were infected. It is often asymptomatic. The infection was acquired in one of these ways. 1) you got it from a previous or another current partner (which you say you don't have) 2) he got it from a previous or another current partner (which he says he doesn't have) You both need treatment. If doubts, retest.See 1 more doctor answer
I just recently found out that I have chlamydia but me and my partner have been together for two years. We both didn't cheat ;what could have happened?
A few possibilities: Chlamydia can be carried a long time, especially in women. Two years is very long but possible. False positive results are rare, but also a possibility. Unfortunately, in most cases like this, it turns out that one or the other partner has had sex with someone else, so you'll need to have a forthright (but sensitive) discussion with your partner. He needs treatment despite his negative test.
Can faithful partners either unknowingly have chlamydia (months/years) suddenly one of them (usually the male) start to have symptoms of the disease?
Chlamydia: Chlamydia is a silent disease and may go undetected for years. Usually the disease is first detected in the females but males can be the the first to become symptomatic
I tested positive for chlamydia. My partner and I been together 4 years. He was treated for chlamydia before met. How is it possible that I have it.?
Infection: Either it is a false positive, he never cleared infection, or he or you contracted it from someone else.
I was diagnosed & treated for chlamydia years ago. I was told that once diagnosed with that, you can & will always test positive for it. Is this true?
Chlamydia: Chlamydia, if properly treated is gone. You will not test positive again for it unless you get a new infection.
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