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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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Why did another positive test result for chlamydia after treatment?

Why did another positive test result for chlamydia after treatment?

+ test result: You could have missed doses of Doxycycline or had sexual activity with an infected partner before completing 7 days of treatment with doxycline. Or if you took one dose of Azithromycin and had sex with an infected person within a 7 day window - that could lead to a positive. ...Read more

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Asymptomatic both husband and myself Me - 2 Positive urine tests & 1 Negative swab culture for chlamydia husband negative.

Asymptomatic both husband and myself
Me - 2 Positive urine tests & 1 Negative swab culture for chlamydia 
husband negative.

Both patrners: should be cultured and treated simultaneously, otherwise, "ping-pong" infection can occur, also assuming that you are both monogamous. ...Read more

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Tested positive on chlamydia but didn't treated. After several months, diagnosed with pid but test result on chlamydia is negative. How is it possible?

Tested positive on chlamydia but didn't treated. After several months, diagnosed with pid but test result on chlamydia is negative. How is it possible?

Your immune system: Your immune system may have cleared the active chlamydia over time such that whatever test you had may not have found active disease. It does not mean your system did not suffer harm with the germ. You may well have significant tube scarring. ...Read more

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Is it possible to test negative for chlamydia on a urine test, and positive on a culture test? And vice versa?

Any diagnostic: test can have false negatives, some more than others. So, yes, you can have these results. ...Read more

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My partner was posotive for chlamydia but my results came back negative even though we had unprotected sex numerous times, can test be wrong?

My partner was posotive for chlamydia but my results came back negative even though we had unprotected sex numerous times, can test be wrong?

Yes: A sample is taken and tested. It is not always indicative of the entire genital tract, either male or female. You both should be treated for chlamydia to ensure that you are not passing it from one to the other. ...Read more

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How long after taking antibiotics for chlamydia will the result still say positive even after being treated?when should I test?

How long after taking antibiotics for chlamydia will the result still say positive even after being treated?when should I test?

Wait 2 weeks: Most antibiotic treatments for Chlamydia take 7 to 10 days. After 2 weeks post Rx, the Chlamydia test should revert to negative as long as you were not re-exposed to the non treated Chlamydial giving sexual partner. ...Read more

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Urine test results, beside "Chlamydia, NAA" it reads "Positive A" under value but "negative" under reference range. What does this mean?

Chlamydia: I will like to review the actual result to be more accurate. In general, if your urine test for "Chlamydia, NAA" reads Positive, means you have chlamydia. Reference range is "negative" means the test is normally negative for someone without chlamydia. ...Read more

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No false results NAAT. 4 neg tests/retests for chlamydia before/during pregnancy. Now 2 positive after birth no sex of any kind at all between how?

No false results NAAT. 4 neg tests/retests for chlamydia before/during pregnancy. Now 2 positive after birth no sex of any kind at all between how?

A few possibilities: It is hard when people have one positive and one negative result on a test. Possible interpretations are: 1. The neg tests were false and the + test is correct 2. The neg tests were true and the + test is incorrect 3. Both are correct and you acquired it between tests. You and your doctor who know you can determine that best course of action. Consider testing your partner. ...Read more

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If i took a test on wednesday for chlamydia how long would it take to get my results if im positive?

Dr. Raj Syal Dr. Syal
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If i took a test on wednesday for chlamydia  how long would it take to get my results if im positive?

2-3 days: Chlamydia test results do not take very long from our lab. Some labs may take longer. ...Read more

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What does a low positive chlamydia test result mean?

"low" positive?: I've never heard that test reported as "low". It's either positive or negative. If it's positive, you'll need treatment for chlamydia and so will your partner. ...Read more

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My fiance's test results came back neg. for chlamydia. Ive only been with him for 3 years, How possible is it that my test is a false-positive?

My fiance's test results came back neg. for chlamydia. Ive only been with him for 3 years,  How possible is it that my test is a false-positive?

Unlikely: The actual frequency of false positives and false negatives varies with the type of test, but in general, false negative Chlamydia test results are more common than false positives. I would believe your "positive" and treat it. If you two are sexually active, I would treat him, too, since his test may be false negative. ...Read more

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Urine culture positive for chlamydia and mycoplasma. What does this indicate?

Urethritis: You need to be treated with antibiotics. You should see your pcp for a prescription. You should also be tested for other sti such as gonorrhea, syphillis and hiv. ...Read more

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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

A sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or ...Read more