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Pregnancy And History Of Chlamydia
Do women usually have successful pregnancies after a chlamydia infection or do you always become infertile if not treated for a long time?
SOME DO: Chlamydia may enter the female genital tract and cause injury & scaring to the sensitive fallopian tubes or worse. If an infection is detected prior to damage & treated effectively, the problems can be minimized and natural pregnancy can occur. With todays tech a willing couple can harvest eggs, fertalize & implant embryos, bypassing the tubes. Expensive but possible ...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
If I had chlamydia for months & preejaculation contacted the labia minora, could I get prego? Does chlamydia prevent pregnancies?
Pregnancy unlikely: Chlamydia does not prevent pregnancy. However, pre-ejaculate fluid on labia is low pregnancy risk, so probably no worrie there. However, it would be a bit unusual to have chlamydia for several months. Why do you suspect it? Have you been diagnosed? Treated? If any doubt about it, get medical care ASAP. ...Read more
Brown discharge between periods which lasts for few weeks.Watery red/ pink discharge after intercourse. No other symptoms. -ve pragnency & chlamydia.
Brown & sometimes bright red vaginal bleeding between periods and after sexual intercourse. No pain or itching. -ve pragnency test & chlamydia. Help.
Can chlamydia affect my pregnancy? Are there any risks to getting pregnant if I have chlamydia? Can it hurt the baby?
If : If you know you have chlamydia, you need to get treated as soon as possible. Left untreated, chlamydia can cause severe infection (pelvic inflammatory disease) and can lead to infertility or risk of ectopic pregnancies. If you do have chlamydia while pregnant, it can cause premature birth. An infant born to a mom with untreated chlamydia can develop lung and eye infections from chlamydia. Below i've attached a website with lots of helpful information about chlamydia. Make an appointment with your doctor or a doctor at a local planned parenthood or county health department for testing and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more
I took a urine chlamydia test I've received a message today to tell me they are referring me to pregnancy with chlamydia, I do not no if I am pregnant so how do they? Would the chlamydia test detect pregnancy?
Hmmm....: Maybe they do urine pregnancy tests on all women getting screened for STD's. Maybe all women screening positive for chlamydia go to the same clinic, labeled the "Pregnant with Chlamydia" clinic. Maybe they're just clairvoyant, or maybe it's a mistake. A chlamydia test by itself does not test for pregnancy. Perhaps the best thing to do is just to call them and ask. ...Read more
Possible infection: In pregnancy if a mom has chlamydia during pregnancy then there is an increased risk of passing infection to infant during pregnancy and after birth. Can also infect infant's eyes causing blindness and also this may increase risk of premature rupture of membranes as well as miscarriage in mom. Fortunately, moms are routinely screened in prenatal care by ob's and infection is easily treated ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...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
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