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Oral Transmission Of Chlamydia
If the symptoms of throat Chlamydia subside on their own, how long until the risk of oral transmission is gone?
Not chlamydia: The premise is wrong: Although chlamydia can infect the throat, it's uncommon; and when it happens, no symptoms occur. Even if you had a positive oral chlamydia test, it wasn't the cause of your sore throat or any other symptoms. With or without symptoms, you can certainly continue to transmit it until you have been treated. ...Read more
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
Chlamydia treated, infidelity probably oral transmission. Now stomach noise, canker sore, stress, single bump on my arm, lost 5 pounds, no sleep y?
Please Clarify: There is not a clear question here. It surely sounds like you have a lot to ask. Please make each question specific and separate each question. ...Read more
What is the transmission rate of chlamydia from female to male in a one time exposure when the female is taking azithromycin?
Rare...but possible: Depends on several factors: are both of you monogamous? Are you having both oral and vaginal sexual penetration? Is this a new sexual partner? The best idea is to get an STD screen. Use condoms and spermicidal foam or jelly ...Read more
Hello say if a female have chlamydia and the male doesn't but perform oral on her can he get it as well?
I was treated for chlamydia, & 6days after I had taken the two one dose pills, I let a guy do oral on me. What are the chances I gave him chlamydia?
See answer: It is recommended to abstain from sexual contact for 7 days after treatment for Chlamydia. Oral transmission of Chlamydia can and does occur but is less common than other routes. Symptoms usually include sore throat and sometimes flu-like symptoms within 1-3 weeks. Given your history and the above facts, I feel the risk of transmission is likely quite low, though relaying this info recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Oral STDs: Usually there are no symptoms for these infections in the mouth or throat. They are discovered through thorough std testing by swabbing the throat in cases where risk of infection can be high. ...Read more
Chlamydia: Oral sex has potential to transmit a number of sti's. Herpes simplex, hiv, hpv, gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis ; hepatitis can be spread via oral sex. Chlamydia can cause pharngeal/ throat infection when spread via oral sex. This isn't a common method of transmission. My understanding is that chlamydia isn't spread through saliva. I am not aware of chlamydia being spread oral to genital via saliva. ...Read more
Potentially: Chlamydial species can be present in oral secretions but are usually eliminated by the enzymes in saliva. They do, however, cause atypical pneumonias, conjuncitivitis, and at least theoretically can produce other forms of upper respiratory infection. If you are referring to non-gonococcal urethritis or pelvic infection it is very unlikely to be acquired like that, and is almost always sexually. ...Read more
Yes, it's contagious: Chlamydia germs can also live on the throat, not just in the penis and in the vagina and cervix. The idea is to avoid oral sex with people carrying infections, until infections are cured by medications. If a person with a sore throat goes to see the doctor, he should tell the doctor if he has been doing oral sex because the antibiotic for strep throat is different from the one to treat chlamydia. ...Read more
Possible: In general, not likely. However, chlamydia can be found in the oral cavity due to oral sex with someone infected with chlamydia or from other contacts. I there is then oral sex and enough innoculation, the male can get urethral infection from the saliva and oral mucosa. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Chlamydia: Chlamydia trachomatis is the sexually transmitted chlamydial infection that is also transmitted to a newborn infant through vaginal birth as well. This is why babies get medication in the eyes after birth. This is the one most people refer to when saying "chlamydia". There are a couple of other chlamydias that most lay people are unaware of. One is psittacosis, which is from bird droppings. ...Read more
Yes: I do however suggest that once treated that you get what we call a test of cure. Most physicians will have your repeat a test for chlamydia 2-6 weeks after being treated to make sure you are clear. Its also a good time to use condoms regularly and for oral sex you can use a dental damn. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can I get chlamydia from oral sex? If I've only had oral sex with my boyfriend, can I still get chlamydia? .
In medicine and biology, transmission is the passing of a communicable disease from an infected host individual or group to a conspecific individual or group, regardless of whether the other individual was previously infected. Sometimes transmission can specifically mean infection of ...Read more
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