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Why does chlamydia make it burn when I urinate?

Why does chlamydia make it burn when I urinate?

Urethritis: Aquiring an std such as chlamydia and gonorrhea causes infection and inflammation in the urinary tract. The inflammatory response in addition to the infection causes urinary symptoms such as urinary discomfort, pain, pelvic pressure, and irritation to the urethra. ...Read more

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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

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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I have chlamydia but never showed symptoms, now I am showing one symptom (burning urination) during treatment (1 day left), is this normal?

I have chlamydia but never showed symptoms, now I am showing one symptom (burning urination)  during treatment (1 day left), is this normal?

One possible reason: Is that yeast infections can develop while on antibiotics. A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. ...Read more

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Chlamydia cured no ghonnorea. Frequent urination and vaginal burning for months leading to burning in the hip. No pain or sores. What's going on?

Chlamydia cured no ghonnorea. Frequent urination  and vaginal burning for months leading to burning in the hip. No pain or sores. What's going on?

UTI: You probably have a urinary tract infection (uti). I recommend going to your doctor and having them prescribe you some antibiotics to get rid of it. Ways to prevent this are to drink plenty of water, wipe from front to back, urinate after intercourse, and avoid potentially irritating feminine products. ...Read more

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Hey doc, i am a male 19 years of age who was most likely diagnosed with chlamydia or gonorrhea, as my doctor stated,because i was getting a frequent urination and burning while doing so. Also yellowish and sometimes white discharge throughout the night an

Hey doc, i am a male 19 years of age who was most likely diagnosed with chlamydia or gonorrhea, as my doctor stated,because i was getting a frequent urination and burning while doing so. Also yellowish and sometimes white discharge throughout the night an

STD treatment: Almost certainly your doctor is right that you have an STD: gonorrhea, chlamydia, or nongonococcal urethritis (NGU). S/He should have donetests to see which it is, but treatment should be started without waiting for the test results. Normal treatment is a ceftriaxone (shot) plus oral azithromycin (1 dose) or doxycycline (for a week). Your sex partner(s) also need to be treated. Good luck! ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...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