How do integrative doctors treat chlamydia infections?

Umm. Hopefully appropriately, using evidence based medicine and ethics. Just what is an "integrative doctor, " anyway? Is that code for doesn't prescribe pharmaceuticals? Or code for not a real doctor but is trying hard? It should mean a licensed physician who evaluates every aspect of a patient when they practice their craft.
Meds & counseling. Integrative medicine combines conventional medical therapy with alternative therapy. The conventional therapy would be antibiotics such as Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or doxycycline. The complementary therapy would deal with the psychosexual aspects of contracting the infection and prevention...

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Should I see a specialist for chlamydia infection, or can my regular doctor take care of it?

See specialist. If you are a woman you should see an ob/gyn.Because chlamidia although is easy to treat, it already migh t ve caused damage to your reproductive organs leading to infertility. Plus you will need a full std panel as well with a pelvic exam. If you are a man, need also a full std panel and proper treatment. Read more...

Do women usually have successful pregnancies after a chlamydia infection or do you always become infertile if not treated for a long time?

SOME DO. Chlamydia may enter the female genital tract and cause injury & scaring to the sensitive fallopian tubes or worse. If an infection is detected prior to damage & treated effectively, the problems can be minimized and natural pregnancy can occur. With todays tech a willing couple can harvest eggs, fertalize & implant embryos, bypassing the tubes. Expensive but possible. Read more...

What sort of disease is a chlamydia infection?

Sexual transmitted. Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease. Both men and women can get this disease. It is caused by a bacteria that can infect the urethra (what we pee out of), causing pain, especially when urinating) and often a brown, foul-smelling discharge from the penis or vagina. It is easily treated with antibiotics. Untreated, it can cause bladder and uterus infections, and even sterility. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: Chlamydia infection?

Chlamydia. Chlamydia is the most frequently reported bacterial sexually transmitted disease in the United States. An estimated 2.8 million infections occur annually in the U.S. Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a bacteria called Chlamydia trachomatis. . Read more...

What is an anal chlamydia infection like?

Rectal symptoms. Rectal pain, pain on defecation, and rectal bleeding or discharge. Remember that some anal chlamydia, especially in gay men, is due to a type of chlamydia called lymphogranuloma venereum (lgv), which requires a longer course of treatment than standard chlamydia. Not all labs can tell the difference. Read more...