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White Blood Cells And Chlamydia
Unlikely: I'm not sure what "pervasive" chlamydia would look like clinically. There's a chlamydia that causes a nasty airway infection / pneumonia, and they can give a woman a vicious pelvic infection. The diagnosis is going to be made using 21-century technology applied to a specimen taken from a site chosen by history, physical or imaging. ...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
After treatment of chlamydia, can WBC count (blood)be checked as an alternate way, because after treatment WBC goes normal and we can said we are cured?
Had chlamydia 2 months ago and got treated. Still having epididymitis. Urine cultures are negative and no white blood cells. Could it be from healing?
Recheck with doctor: Epididymitis this long after chlamydia is unlikely. If you had epididymitis when diagnosed -- i.e. marked tenderness and swelling of a single testicle -- follow up with the doctor who treated you. If it's just vague testicular pain, probably nothing is still wrong and it will fade with time. In any case, if you were treated properly for chlamydia, you can be sure the infection itself is gone. ...Read more
Would a normal urinalysis usually show some sign of gonorhea or chlamydia, even if asymptomatic? It should.right or no? White blood cells even asympt
I was treated for chlamydia in late October, tested again after treatment for everything including HIV, all negative. I had some epididymitis and had white blood cells in my urine but my urine culture was negative. It's been a few months and I'm still hav
Urology consultation: You may need a second course of antibiotics and additionally, please have all of your sexual partners screened for STD. I f you only have 1 sexual contact, have her screened. ...Read more
Cervicitis tested negative for gonnerhea and chlamydia no bv no yeast. Positive white blood cells uncomfortable with burning itching thin discharge?
Other factors?: Glad, thus far, all tests turned out to be (-). More info on the specific features (when, where, how, what duration) & relevance of all symptoms & other related factors such as possible douche, intercourse, sex-enhancing tool/ cream, etc. + physical exam to verify where the itch is or local sensory change would help deduce possible cause. How? Work with your gyn-doc. Together, a glimpse of what... ...Read more
Single testicle pain. Had chlamydia, got treated, still with pain. No white blood cells, culture is negative. Took doxycycline and Zithro. What is it?
Testing: Chlamydia tests include a culture that may take 5 to 7 days to grow. A direct fluorescent antibody test looks for antigens. A nucleic acid hybridization test or a nucleic acid amplification test looks for chlamydia dna &enzyme linked immunosorbent assay. Directing sampling uses fluids from cervix, urethra throat, eye (whichever area is impacted). Urine testing is also possible. ...Read more
If on period when I got chlamydia test, would the lab even still attempt to process it? Or would they not process due to too much blood?
Here are some ..: The "ingredient" from chlamydia in the specimen mixed with menstrual blood will still exist for its testing. Most likely, the test will proceed. However, if you've a concern about test accuracy from blood-mixed specimen, do the test while free of period since such test is not emergent if personal convenience allows. So, work with Doc sensibly and timely for higher merit of healthcare. Best wish... ...Read more
I have been treated for chlamydia after showing positive in blood test. I've taken the two tablets of antibiotics should it be clear now?
Oral from girl who was pos for chlamydia treated just in case month later retest pos again on chlamy blood test nurse said high chance its false?
Today is my 7th day since I have been treated for chlamydia, and my period came today but the color of my blood is dark brown. Should i be worried?
Dark period blood: Dark period blood is nothing to be worried about. It may have something to do with the recent infection and treatment but isn't the sign of anything wrong. ...Read more
Had chlamydia test on period, negative, but worried. Would infection still show, or would the blood distort it? I was told test would still pick it up
Good morning, I know urinalysis will not tell whether you have chlamydia but if you have chlamydia would the urinalysis have higher white blood count?
Tiny bit of blood on Q-tip for rectal swab chlamydia test after inserting a few inches, also fecal matter. Should I be worried about the bit of blood on tip of the swab? Maybe inserted too much?
Officially test: It is always best when you have a concern about any STD to get formally tested. Males and females who are sexually active with different partners or a new partner should not be afraid to use a condom, avoid anal sex and obtain each other STD status before starting or continuing relations. I would recommend you get an official test and your MD can also evaluate any rectal bleeding or lesion. ...Read more
Had a chlamydia test while I was on period with moderate bleeding. Test was negative, should I retest to be sure the blood didn't mess up results?
I was treated for chlamydia on wensday I started cramping with light discharge and little red blood info about chlamydia please?
If chlamydia was contracted anally, would it show up on a blood test or regular pap smear? Or would an anal pap be the best option?
I recently started treatment for chlamydia but now I'm bleeding very dark blood and my cycle isn't for another week+1/2. Is this normal??
Yes: You have an infection that is resolving. ...Read more
I am 12 days post chlamydia treatment. I took the 4 pills at one time. Yesterday I got fingered and a small amount of blood came out am I still infected?
Blood test result on chlamydia trachomatis IgG is 0.9 (grey zone 0.85-1.1). What is additional test to find out whether I have chlamydia on n?
I had spotting for a month. My blood test came out reactive chlamydia. Took zithromax and spotting stop completely. Is chlamydia cause spotting?
I had my medical checked up, they got some blood from me, will they detect thru my blood if I have a chlamydia and herpes?
See answer: Testing for herpes simplex virus type 1 and type 2 (hsv-1 and hsv-2) is done with a blood test. Hsv-1 is usually associated with infections of the lips, mouth, and face and occasionally genital area. Hsv-2 is usually sexually transmitted. Symptoms include genital ulcers or sores. Chlamydia tests use a sample of body fluid (vaginal swab, not blood) or urine to check for chlamydia bacteria. ...Read more
If tested positive for chlamydia and its found high in the blood what does it mean? Is the person suppose to get on a traetment right away?
You should.: This is likely a std or sexually transmitted disease, and if untreated, it can lead to urethritis, epididymitis, and lymphogranuloma venereum. It is treated with tetracycline or doxycycline. There are other forms like c. Psitticosis from birds and c. Pneumoniae from people that infects the lungs. See your doctor and get treated fast and tell your partner if is a std. ...Read more