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Pregnancy And History Of Chlamydia
What is the likelihood of having a successful pregnancy if you had chlamydia for two weeks but were treated for it?
Slightly decreased: Chlamydia can cause scarring and block the tubes. The general number based in pelvic inflammatory disease would be that you still have something like an 87-90% probability of a successful pregnancy. That number drops with recurrences so use condoms to decrease the risk that this will happen again before you are ready to get pregnant and be sure everyone gets treated. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can symptoms of chlamydia be prompted by pregnancy? I am reading it is generally seen (onset of symptoms) 1 to 3 weeks after exposure.
Chlamydia: Chlamydia sxs (if you have them) usually occur 1 to 3 weeks after exposure (but could be more rapid in some situations). Often don’t have sxs. That’s 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. ...Read more
Can someone get chlamydia from getting bit? Also how does chlamydia manifest during pregnancy? What are the complications? Only slept w/her husband.
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
Yes.: Unfortunately, chlamydia is silent most commonly in both women and men. It is the most common std! nearly 28% of unmarried females have a chlamydial infection, and almost 25% of unmarried males. Other infections can cause fallopian tube scarring, but chlamydia is #1. A two week round of doxycyline will knock it out, but if a sexual partner has it, you will be reinfected. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not always: When caught early and treated it might not create this problem.However, the germ just loves to get into the tubes and live there.While it does it can eat on and destroy sensitive linings and thus increase chances of a tubal.Just be aware of the symptom pattern and ready to go in immediately if they develop. ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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