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Is it safe to get liposuction done if I might have chlamydia?

Is it safe to get liposuction done if I might have chlamydia?

Maybe: You would be better off to get the chlamydia treated prior to undergoing any surgery, especially one that is completely elective. ...Read more

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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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I am always safe, should I still get tested for chlamydia?

I am always safe, should I still get tested for chlamydia?

Exposure = get test: The only safe sex is where partners who never had outside exposures hook up and never stray. Chlamydia can stay dormant in a male or female genital tract for months without symptoms and pass with any contact. ...Read more

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Once you get chlamydia, is it completely curable? Meaning after I'm done taking my prescription dosage, at I'm still at risk of infecting others?

Once you get chlamydia, is it completely curable? Meaning after I'm done taking my prescription dosage, at I'm still at risk of infecting others?

Yes, easily curable: Chlamydia is easily curable with the standard treatments, like azithromycin (Zithromax®) 1 gram single dose, or doxycycline 100 mg twice daily for 7 days. Once cured, it cannot be transmitted to partners. Treatment failure is rare, but because of the slight chance plus the chance of reinfection, it is recommended to have a follow-up test about 3 months after treatment. ...Read more

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I was treated for chlamydia & trichomoniasis I was done taking the meds on Wed but when I get ready to urinate I notice a cloudy discharge, what is it?

Residual discharge: It way take some time after treatment for your discharge to go back to normal ( as in a few days). You still need to go in and get checked to make sure the medicine worked. ...Read more

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Might i still get pregnant after chlamydia?

Might i still get pregnant after chlamydia?

That depends: Sometimes a woman can develop serious complications from chlamydia that can impact fertility. I would discuss this with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Where can I get a chlamydia test?

CHLAMYDIA: Most county health departments will do this for free. ...Read more

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Can you get chlamydia back to back?

Can you get chlamydia back to back?

Yes: A re-exposure after treatment can lead to a second chlamydia infection. There are antibiotic failures to cure chlamydia occasionally so after treatment, a test of cure is usually a good idea. ...Read more

Dr. Otto Placik
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Liposuction (Definition)

Liposuction surgery involves the use of hollow cannulas and suction devices used to remove adipose tissue; should not feel anything when the procedure is performed. Indicated for patients at their long-term stable weight, who present with diet and exercise resistant adipose tissue of localized areas with good quality overlying skin. Not substitute for diet and exercise or ...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