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Will chlamydia make me sterile?

Will chlamydia make me sterile?

Possibly: If chlamydia is left untreated, the infection spread can to the fallopian tubes and uterus. This infection causes scarring and block the tubes, causing infertility. Each time you are infected, your infertility risk increases. ...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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Could chlamydia make me sterile?

Could chlamydia make me sterile?

Maybe: This germ can strike the sensitive areas within your fallopian tubes and make your chance of natural conception less likely. Your obgyn can do some testing to see if these have been effected. If they have, and you still have healthy ovaries, you could have kids using the assistance of ivf to bypass the problem. ...Read more

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Can you cure chlamydia?

Can you cure chlamydia?

Yes: Chlamydia is a bacterial infection and is treated with a single dose of azithromycin. ...Read more

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How can you get chlamydia?

Unprotected sex : Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection passed by transmitting body fluids from one person to another. Chlamydia can be acquired through vaginal, anal and oral sex. You can not catch chlamydia through casual contact. Avoiding intercourse is the only 100% way to protect yourself. Condoms are very effective in decreasing the risk. ...Read more

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Could i get chlamydia again?

Could i get chlamydia again?

Yes: You can get this as often as you are exposed, cured and re-exposed. Similar to strep throat, you do not develop permanent immunity after infection. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia pills be crushed?

Can chlamydia pills be crushed?

There a number of: Medications which could potentially be used to treat chlamydia. Ask your pharmacist about the specific medication that you are using. ...Read more

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How accurate are chlamydia tests?

Very: Testing these days are very accurate. If you have specific concerns regarding the testing, talk to your doc. ...Read more

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What should I do about chlamydia?

If you believe that: You may have chlamydia please be evaluated & treated now. ...Read more

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How is chlamydia diagnosed in women?

How is chlamydia diagnosed in women?

Urine test accurate: The urine test for chlamydia is surprisingly good and doesn't require undressing or swabbing. In fact the cdc supports screening for chlamydia in men and women with the urine test. Although it is true that the swab test is good, the data shows gen-probe's aptima urine test for chlamydia is impressively accurate. Get this test through your doctor or sexualhealth.Com. Use condoms to prevent stds. ...Read more

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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