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I have had chlamydia 17 years(its true)including many sub-clinical symptoms and my wife 4 yrs 6 months.Which departmental doctor should I go?
Chlamydia: Both patners need to be treated in order to eradicate the infection, if one is treated and the other is not, then they can keep reinfecting each other; any internist, gyn, infectious disease docs, should be able to treat chlamydia infection. If both partners were treated and yet infection persist then, it may be a case of multi drug resistant chlamydia, in this see and infection disease doc. ...Read more
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
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. ...Read more
Chlamydia: Absoulutly! must been seen by primary care physician. ...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. ...Read more
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 ...Read more
Yes,after many years: Non-symptomatic in majority of women. May develop vaginal bleeding, abdominal pain, urinary frequency oe pain with sex. Often undetected for years & then may cause pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) which causes pelvic pain and infertility from blocked fallopian tubes. Men tend to develop urethritis, urethral discharge and epididymitis. Both partners need treatment with antibiotics if 1 is infected. ...Read more
No: If she was treated, and has been tested since to ensure eradication of infection, then you are at no risk. If she did not complete treatment, if she did not get retested to make sure the infection cleared, if she got reexposed to chlamydia after she was treated, then you both are at risk. And of course, are you sure you can't bring chlamydia into the relationship from a prior partner? ...Read more
Extremely unlikely: First, chlamydia infrequently infects the mouth or throat. Second, chlamydia is rarely if ever carried anywhere for as long as 5 years. Almost all genital chlamydial infections clear up within a year, even without treatment. Have you had a lab test to diagnose chlamydia? Or only symptoms? Nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) can result from oral sex, but not caused by chlamydia. ...Read more
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