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I recently been tested positive for chlamydia and likely passed it to my girlfriend she s very concerned that her chances are of getting pregnant are?

I recently been tested positive for chlamydia and likely passed it to my girlfriend she s very concerned that her chances are of getting pregnant are?

No risk: Chlamydia can cause fertility problems when it results in pelvic inflammatory disease (pid), which can damage fallopian tubes. But if there's no pid--just cervical infection or exposure to chlamydia without symptoms--there should be no risk, as long as it's treated. ...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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Can chlamydia cause ed?

Can chlamydia cause ed?

Not likely: Chlamydia is not known to directly cause erectile dysfunction. However, if someone is anxious from knowing he might have chlamydia, it could contribute to ED. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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How can you get chlamydia?

Unprotected sex: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection passed by transmitting body fluids from one person to another. Chlamydia can be acquired through vaginal, anal and oral sex. You can not catch chlamydia through casual contact. Avoiding intercourse is the only 100% way to protect yourself. Condoms are very effective in decreasing the risk. ...Read more

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Could I get chlamydia again?

Could I get chlamydia again?

Yes: You can get this as often as you are exposed, cured and re-exposed. Similar to strep throat, you do not develop permanent immunity after infection. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia pills be crushed?

Can chlamydia pills be crushed?

There a number of: Medications which could potentially be used to treat chlamydia. Ask your pharmacist about the specific medication that you are using. ...Read more

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How accurate are chlamydia tests?

How accurate are chlamydia tests?

Very: Testing these days are very accurate. If you have specific concerns regarding the testing, talk to your doc. ...Read more

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How is chlamydia diagnosed in women?

How is chlamydia diagnosed in women?

Urine test accurate: The urine test for chlamydia is surprisingly good and doesn't require undressing or swabbing. In fact the cdc supports screening for chlamydia in men and women with the urine test. Although it is true that the swab test is good, the data shows gen-probe's aptima urine test for chlamydia is impressively accurate. Get this test through your doctor or sexualhealth. Com. Use condoms to prevent stds. ...Read more

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How is chlamydia typically diagnosed?

Swab or urine: Chlamydia is detected by sending a sample of urine or by sending a cotton swab the has been in contact with the cervix or penis. The lab will then test for the presence of chlamydia dna providing a very accurate diagnosis of chlamydia. ...Read more

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How to know if my friend has chlamydia?

How to know if my friend has chlamydia?

Might not know: Most people w chlamydia don’t have sxs. That is why it’s called a silent std. Sxs can include: vaginal discharge, bleeding w intercourse or btwn periods, nausea, fever, painful intercourse, ; lower abdominal ; back pain. Men can experience discharge, burning w urination, itching at opening of the penis (urethra) ; less often – pain/ swelling of testes. It can lead to rectal pain, bleeding ; d/c. ...Read more

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Has my boyfriend spread chlamydia to me?

If he has/ had: Chlamydia at the time of sexual activity - then it is possible for you to become infected by him. ...Read more

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What conditions are caused by chlamydia?

What conditions are caused by chlamydia?

Complications: Pelvic inflammatory disease (pid), damage to the fallopian tubes & uterus with chronic pelvic pain, infertility, ectopic pregnancy & it can increase the chances of HIV infection (with HIV exposure). ...Read more

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What are the usual symptoms of chlamydia?

What are the usual symptoms of chlamydia?

None to plus: No symptoms some times
other times discharge
if complication then pain fever swelling. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of chlamydia?

What are some of the symptoms of chlamydia?

Discharge and others: Most infected people notice nothing at all. If there are symptoms in women, most common are increased vaginal discharge, burning with urination (usually mild), spotting between periods, bleeding after sex. In severe cases, low abdominal pain, sometimes fever. In men, cloudy discharge from the penis, mild discomfort with urination. With severe cases, possible painful enlargement of a testicle. ...Read more

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How should my friend address her chlamydia?

How should my friend address her chlamydia?

Get treated.: Chlamydia is treatable with antibiotics. See this site for info.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/chlamydia/ds00173. ...Read more

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What is chlamydia? How does a person get it?

What is chlamydia? How does a person get it?

Chlamydia: Chlamydia is an intracellular bacteria that cause diseases in multiple species. In humans it is most notably the number one cause of sexually transmitted diseases. Men are symptomatic in about 75% of cases whereas women are only symptomatic in about 30% of cases. It usually infects the urethra however it can I ascend to the bladder and cause a urinary tract infection. Other species can cause pneumonia and is spread by birds. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of chlamydia in a woman?

What are the symptoms of chlamydia in a woman?

Most have none: Most women do not have symptoms when they have chlamydia. For those that do have symptoms be on the look out for vaginal discharge, burning with urination, vaginal odor, pelvic pain and in some cases joint pain. ...Read more

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Once you have chlamydia do you always have it?

Once you have chlamydia do you always have it?

No, it is treatable.: Treatment for chlamydia include single dose zithromax or 7 day treatment with doxycline, Erythromycin or amoxicillin. It is sometimes treated for 10 days. ...Read more

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What is chlamydia and how can you contract it?

What is chlamydia and how can you contract it?

STD: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection by chlamydia trachomatis. It is treatable with antibiotics. About 25% of the people with chlamydia also have gonnorhea and it is advised to treat both. You need a prescription from a doctor.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/chlamydia/ds00173/tab=indepth. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have chlamydia? Tell him?

What should I do if I have chlamydia? Tell him?

Treat and tell: You should get treated, and then inform your sexual partner (s) so they can get treated as well. ...Read more

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What are the lesser-known symptoms of chlamydia?

Several: Rectal/anal pain or discharge, joint pain due to reactive arthritis, pneumonia in babies born to infected mothers. The large majority of people with these symptoms of course don't have chlamydia. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: chlamydia?

What is the definition or description of: chlamydia?

Bacterial infection: Chlamydia trachomatis is a sexually-transmittable bacterial infection that should always be treated. ...Read more

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Chould I have chlamydia without my partner having it?

No: If you have it, if u only have one partner then he had to give it to u. ...Read more

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Is it possible for chlamydia to be cured in 48 hours?

Well: You can take a one day course of treatment - but you still shouldn't have sexual contact for at least 7 days. ...Read more

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What are the chances for chlamydia with a random dude?

High: Chlamydia is very prevalent in the population of young sexually active males and females. In addition, hpv and herpes are widely disseminated. Condoms may reduce the transmission rate, yet they are not perfect. If you have any symptoms such as a discharge or pelvic pain, get checked. ...Read more

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How likely is it to get chlamydia from giving a blowjob?

How likely is it to get chlamydia from giving a blowjob?

This is a definite: Risk. You can develop chlamydia in the pharynx from oral-genital contact. ...Read more

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I had un protected sex an get chlamydia what is the soulation?

I had un protected sex an get chlamydia what is the soulation?

Antibiotic: See your doctor or go to the health department for treatment. Antibiotics can be take to treat chlamydia. Your sexual partners should also be treated to prevent reinfection and for their benefit. You may also need to be tested for other sexually transmitted infections. ...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


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