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Std Facts Chlamydia
STD is also known as Sexually transmitted disease. This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more
I have Chlamydia. My STD 2 months ago was negative. Me and my husband are not cheating on each other. Where does the Chlamydia come from now?
Will getting tested a week after exposure to chlamydia provide accurate results? I was negative for all std's, but I dont know if I tested to early.
Test and treat now: The standard test for chlamydia and gonorrhea (both are usually done automatically) is valid any time more than 2-3 days after exposure. Go ahead and get tested now. And assuming "exposure" means a partner definitely has chlamydia, you also need to be treated, even if your own test is negative. The usual approach is to do the test and treat at the same time, without waiting for the test result. ...Read more
How likely is it to contract chlamydia or any other STDs while giving/receiving unprotected oral sex?
Giving > receiving: Oral sex is one way to pass std though not as common as vaginal or anal intercourse. Herpes, hpv and syphilis are passed by mouth to skin contact. Gonorrhea, chlamydia and HIV are examples of disease passed by fluids. The fluid coming into contact with the tissue of the mouth and throat are how infections can occur. Condoms decrease risk. ...Read more
If stds like chlamydia and gonorhea are so COMMON why aren't resources being used to make testing quicker? health deprtmnt takes like a month!!!!?
Local issue: Your health department probably is atypcial. In most health departments, test results for gonorrhea and chlamydia are available within 5 work days, often faster. Testing policies and costs depend on local resources; there is no national system to make testing better everywhere. Call or email your health department and complain -- as loud as you can! ...Read more
Does a previous chlamydia infection put me at greater risk of catching it again? Or catching any other STDs? I was treated and am completely clean now
No: A previous chlamydia infection does not make a person more susceptible to future chlamydia infections. However, it is important to ensure that your partner is tested/treated to ensure that reinfection does not occur. In addition, barrier contraception (condoms) can help to prevent STD transmission. ...Read more
If you have chlamydia and didn't know you had syphilis could that one treatment cure both of those stds?
NO: 2 different antibiotics please see your doc asap because you must get the syphilis treated properly and do followup testing as if it is not treated or inadequately treated in will over time develop into 2nd and then tertiary syph which should b=never happen now adays. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Yes in the sense that stds tend to run in groups (gc/chlamydia) and sexual habits that lead to std infection may predispose one to getting more stds. However, having had an std in the past that was properly treated does not in and of itself increase your predisposition to having another std. ...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
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