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Instant Chlamydia Test
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
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends. : Physicians have a spectrum of different approaches to treatment based on association. One school of thought, when it comes to STI's, is that a generous approach to treatment of any symptomatic partner will help "stamp out" bad diseases. Many docs stringently require face-to-face prior to any medication. If you are pregnant, as per your profile, you should definitely see your OB with this question! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was diagnosed w/ Chlamydia and treated about a week ago, I want to get another test to make sure it's gone. Will it be come out negative?
Yes: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease. She should tell her partner and should not have sex with him until they have both been treated and waited an additional 2 weeks. If he is not treated, she could get it again. Chlamydia may affect her ability to get pregnant in the future because in some women it can block their tubes. ...Read more
Can test again...: A person who urinated shortly before giving a urine sample for a chlamydia test can repeat the test if he thinks he might have chlamydia, and thinks the negative result might be due to not having enough chlamydia particles in the tested sample (if he washed away some of the chlamydia particles by urinating prior to the test). Giving his first morning urine to the lab can be more accurate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why?: While sometime we would treat for a condition without getting the final, definite diganosis - since the potential benefit outweighs any risk that can be caused by the treatment. And symptoms of Chlamydia can be similiar to several other infections and each requires different treatment so I still out suggest getting tested to determine the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe not from him: You could have chlamydia from a different partner and may not have transmitted it to your current boyfriend yet. He may have had a false negative. Did you see his actual test results? Some say they are negative but never actually went to the doctor. ...Read more
It's just random: Tests miss 5-10% of infections, more by urine, less by urethral or vaginal swab. Maybe other possibilities as well. Chlamydia clears on its own in a few weeks to months, so current testing is negative. Or s/he received an antibiotic for chlamydia (and didn't admit it) or for another infection, curing chlamydia or interfering with the test. Partner(s) of infected person need Rx, even w/ neg tests. ...Read more
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