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Doctor insights on: Resistant Chalmydia

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Azithromycin resistant chlamydia?

Azithromycin resistant chlamydia?

Depends: Check with your doctor to see what it is sensitive to, and do not have unprotected sex in the future. ...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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Been using doxycycline for years for acne. Could this treat chlamydia or would I be resistant to it?

Been using doxycycline for years for acne. Could this treat chlamydia or would I be resistant to it?

Probably not: Long term exposure to any antibiotic allows bacteria to develop resistance in their cell walls, making the antibiotic ineffective. The CDC (Center for Disease Control) has long ago recommended to physicians to judiciously use antibiotics wisely and only if truly indicated. We are running out of effective antibiotics for medical use because of this problem which bodes poorly for our futures. ...Read more

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When do chalmydia symptoms begin for women?

When do chalmydia symptoms begin for women?

Varies: In some, they can show up in a few days. As many as 50% never have outward symptoms. ...Read more

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How long does it takes for chalmydia to clear up after taking the medication?

How long does it takes for chalmydia to clear up after taking the medication?

...: People diagnosed with chlamydia should not have sex for 7 days after single dose antibiotic treatment or until completion of a 7-day course of antibiotics to prevent spreading the infection to partners. All partners need to be tested and/or treated to prevent re-infection. Latex condoms can help reduce the risk of chlamydia and other sexually transmitted infections. ...Read more

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If I got treated for chalmydia and was with the same partner one time can I have it again?

If I got treated for chalmydia and was with the same partner one time can I have it again?

Yes.: It is possible to become reinfected and to pass infection back and forth. Ping pong. Partners need to be treated together. ...Read more

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What is chlamydia?

What is chlamydia?

A kind of bacteria: Chlamydia is a bacteria. The the most common types are transmitted sexually, i.e. it's an STD. In some developing countries, some chlamydia types cause eye infections in children and are passed nonsexually by contact with infected people, by contact with shared clothing or sheets, and by flies. A related germ called Chlamydophila causes bronchitis and pneumonia. ...Read more

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Is chlamydia cureable?

Is chlamydia cureable?

Yes: Chlamydia is curable with the appropriate antibiotics. However, all sexual partners must be evaluated and treated as well, to prevent a reinfection. ...Read more

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What are signs of chlamydia?

What are signs of chlamydia?

Chlamydia is often a: “silent” disease – this means the person isn't experiencing symptoms. Chlamydia symptoms in women may include: spotting, painful sexual intercourse, pain w urination, vaginal discharge (milky or yellow mucus), lower abdominal pain, nausea & fever. Chlamydia in men may cause burning or pain w urinating, irritation at penis opening, discharge, groin pain w swelling & testicular swelling /pain. ...Read more

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What are the signs of chlamydia?

What are the signs of chlamydia?

Often asymptomatic: The majority of women with chlamydia infection have no symptoms. Some women and men experience pain with urination or sex, or abnormal discharge from the genitals. If you have had unprotected sex, or have a new partner, it is a good idea to visit a doctor to be tested for std's. ...Read more

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What are the causes of chlamydia?

What are the causes of chlamydia?

Chlamydia: Chlamydia is a microorganism that infects the genital and urinary tract of men and women. It is sexually transmitted. ...Read more

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Is chlamydia and gohnorrhea cureable?

Is chlamydia and gohnorrhea cureable?

Yes: A course of antibiotics from your physician should be able to quell the infection. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are effects of chlamydia?

I was wondering what are effects of chlamydia?

Can be devastating: Chlamydia is an std that can cause many problems. In women, it can cause cervicitis, salpingitis, pelvic inflammatory disease and ultimately infertility. If a pregnant woman remains untreated her baby may develop pneumonia or a serious eye infection that can cause blindness and even death. Presenting symptoms may include pain with urination or intercourse or abdominal pain. ...Read more

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What exactly is the signs for chlamydia if any?

What exactly is the signs for chlamydia if any?

Tricky: The tricky thing about chlamydia is that some women experience symptoms and some do not. For this reason, it is often referred to as the "silent" infection. Symptoms, if they do occur, include abnormal vaginal discharge (excessive, foul smelling, or different consistency) and burning upon urination. Long term complications of untreated chlamydia include ectopic pregnancy, infertility, and pid. ...Read more

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How long does. It take for chalmydia test to come back?

Testing Chlamydia: This depends on the type of the test and how your clinic reports test results. In my clinic I have the answers in about 48 hours and my patients know their results right away. ...Read more

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How serious is chlamydia?

Serious: Can lead to infertility in women severe pelvic infection need for complex abdominal surgery. ...Read more

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I had chlamydia will I die?

I had chlamydia will I die?

Likely not: Mortality from chlamydial infection, presurmably genital, is negligable. ...Read more

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How can chlamydia be contracted?

How can chlamydia be contracted?

By sexual contact!: Chlamydia on the surface may seem like a mild venereal disease, but in truth, devastating consequences can occur, including infertility, arthritis, etc. It is the number one cause for infant blindness in the underdeveloped world. Direct vaginal/penile contact is usually required. Nearly 25% of young singles have already acquired the disease and are unaware! Barrier sex (condom) and/or abstinence! ...Read more

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How to know if I have chlamydia?

Get tested: Many can carry this germ with no symptoms for an extended period. If you think you may have been exposed a test through your doc is indicated. ...Read more

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Chlamydia undetected for 5 years?

Chlamydia undetected for 5 years?

Possibly: The testing needs adequate concentration of organisms to prove their presence. A positive result is to be trusted, but a negative occasionally will be incorrect. Additionally, about 50% of women will not have obvious symptoms and 10% for men. ...Read more

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Is there a shot to cure chlamydia?

Is there a shot to cure chlamydia?

No, . ..: There has been no known effective shot for chlamydia infection than oral Azithromycin or doxycycline. More? Ask your doctor for details. ...Read more

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What sort of disease is chlamydia?

What sort of disease is chlamydia?

Chlamydia is a: Sexually transmitted disease. The infection is caused by bacteria called chlamydia trachomatis. Chlamydia is often a
“silent” disease – this means that the person isn't experiencing symptoms. Chlamydia symptoms in women may include: spotting, painful sexual intercourse, pain w urination, vaginal discharge (milky or yellow mucus), lower abdominal pain, nausea ; fever. Chlamydia in men may cause. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of chlamydia?

Varies: Chlamydia is known as the "silent std", because there are often no symptoms of the infection. However, many women with chlamydia will have an increased vaginal discharge, some will have pelvic and/or lower abdominal pain, some will have pain with intercourse, and some will run a fever - depending on the extent and severity of the infection. If you have been exposed to chlamydia, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of chlamydia?

What are the symptoms of chlamydia?

Symptoms could be: Lower abdominal or pelvic pain, abnormal vaginal discharge, pain with intercourse, and possibly spotting. A thorough history and physical exam including a pelvic exam is needed to confirm a diagnosis of chlamydia. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for chlamydia?

What are the symptoms for chlamydia?

Chlamidia: Chlamidia is a silent infection in many cases. Many women do not know they have it unless they have a test in the doctor's office. When symptomatic, it can cause an abnormal vaginal discharge, burning with urination, pelvic pain or abdominal pain, pelvic inflammatory disease (also called pid with pain, fever or chills, vaginal discharge).
It can cause infertility and a higher risk for an ectopic. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms from chlamydia?

What are the symptoms from chlamydia?

Variable: 50-70% of women are asymptomatic. In men 50% infected will develop urethritis. Symptoms include a painful or burning sensation when urinating, an unusual discharge from the penis, swollen or tender testicles, or fever. ...Read more

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Chlamydia and trying to have a child?

Chlamydia and trying to have a child?

Cure the infection: Chlamydia will not prevent you from conceiving, but if you know you have it, get treated first. If you discover you have it after conceiving (and you will be tested by your ob), you will be treated and retested to confirm cure. Chlamydia is a problem for your unborn child only at birth. A child passing down an infected birth canal can contract chlamydia with several serious consequences. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to have chlamydia?

If you had contact.: 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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What should you do if you have chlamydia?

What should you do if you have chlamydia?

Get treatment: It is important to take the course of antibiotics that your healthcare provider prescribes. It is also critical that your partners are treated. Finally, condoms are recommended as a good form of prevention from future infections. ...Read more