Chlamydia

Chlamydia, a sexually transmitted infection, is caused due to bacteria called chlamydia trachomatis. It occurs commonly in young peoples through sexual contact. The initial symptoms are pain during urination, vaginal discharge in women, testicular pain in men, and discharge from the penis. Taking Azithromycin and Doxycycline helps to cure chlamydia infection.

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How long will pain persist in chlamydia?

Query: Hi doctor, I want to interpret my medical results and understand the difference between IgG & IgM in relation to sexually transmitted diseases. My results came showing the following one month back: 1) Herpes simplex virus type 1 IgG - Positive. 2) Herpes simplex virus type 2 IgG - Negative. ...  Read Full »


Dr. N Ashok Viswanath

Infectious Diseases Specialist, Microbiologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Any IgM (immunoglobulin M) positive indicates recent and present infection. IgG Positive indicates old or past infection. Your test results are suggestive of recent chlamydia and past herpes simplex infection. You have undergone a proper antimicrobial treatment. I...  Read Full »

I have spotting with watery mucus mid-cycle after a miscarriage. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I used to have a regular menstrual cycle. But since the last four months, I noticed spotting mixed with watery mucus in the mid of the cycle. I was put on birth control pills a year back, but I still got pregnant and had a miscarriage six months back. After two months of my miscarriage, I...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. After going through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), I feel your weight is the biggest issue here. Try to reduce your weight by avoiding junk food, red meat, etc. Try having a high-fiber and protein-rich diet and doing regular exerci...  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing UTI-like symptoms for months?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having reoccurring UTI-like symptoms for months. I have had an STD test a couple of times to make sure it is not gonorrhea or chlamydia, and on both occasions, they turned out to be negative. I have taken multiple rounds of antibiotics, including Cefixime, Azithromycin, Am...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from urinary tract infection-like symptoms for months. You have already taken Cefixime, Azithromycin, Amoxicillin, etc., for your UTI-like symptoms but not gotten a...  Read Full »

Can chlamydia infected person be asymptomatic?

Query: Hello doctor, Which herpes test to get done after possible unprotected exposure, HSV IgM or HSV IgG? And when is the best time to get HSV IgG done or after how many weeks to get the conclusive and accurate result?  Read Full »


Dr. Nagaraj Patil

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician, Diabetologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. For genital or oral herpes infection, the incubation period is around two weeks. It means it takes an average of 12 to 14 days to develop symptoms after exposure. You can get it done around two weeks after exposure. This is regardless of sy...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a solution to prevent recurrent chlamydia.

Query: Hi doctor, I treated my chlamydia infection before eight months back. I got a negative result before six months. Now I am feeling bad and got a positive result back before three days. It seems that my infection is recurring. I have started taking Azithromycin 500. I need a better solution. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Serum IgG (immunoglobulin G) remains positive after getting an infection and so it indicates a past infection. Doxycycline helps to treat a chlamydia infection. So I suggest you take Doxycycline 100 mg twice daily for two weeks.   Read Full »

What are the medications used to treat someone with chlamydia?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 21-year-old male. I do not have any medical history and I am not taking medicines for anything. My girlfriend got a positive result for chlamydia before few days and she was prescribed antibiotics. We are both asymptomatic now. Please suggest.   Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. According to the statement, your girlfriend got a positive result for chlamydia recently. Patients with chlamydia infection may not know that they have it because they do not have any signs or symptoms. Chlamydia usually resolves within one to...  Read Full »

Does STD cause redness in penis after ejaculation?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 35 years old male. I have some questions about possible sexually transmitted diseases. I have not had sex without condoms and I have a test bag. For the past few years, I had two high-risk encounters for STDS. Before eight months, I went to a strip club and a stripper put her hand on ...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Shukla

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, warts and herpes can spread by touching if the other person has wart lesions or active herpes on hands. Otherwise, the chances are very less. Chances of getting other STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) like syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia by touching are negligibl...  Read Full »

Are the blisters in the neck and buttock suggest a chlamydia infection?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 39-year-old male. I had a body to body massage with a girl before three years and I had a chlamydia infection. I had some blisters near my bladder and I took antibiotics Azithromycin 1 g, Cefixime 400 mg, and Doxycycline 100 mg twice a day for 14 days. I took these medicines under ...  Read Full »


Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti

Community Medicine Physician, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Preventive Medicine Physician, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The boils in the buttocks or neck appear due to folliculitis. Avoid friction or irritation or applying pressure in these areas. Avoid trimming the hair too short. Clean the area gently with warm water. You can try using topical antibiotic creams like Fucidin (Fusidic ac...  Read Full »

How to maintain cleanliness in my penis after STI?

Query: I got tested positive with gonorrhea and chlamydia and i got all the anibiotics for it. I had to go for a second round of antibiotics bc my area didnt feel fully healed. Even after the second round my penis still feels weird and its been weeks. I went to get tested 2 times (different times) and all ...  Read Full »


Dr. Nasir

Pain Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello the thing with these STI s is that the bacteria might get removed from the system with the help of antibiotics but some of the changes or destruction so as to say that they have caused internally will last for sometime. since you have tested negative for these infections after the course of a...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for recurrent Chlamydia infection.

Query: Hi doctor, I have chlamydia and I have been treated on four occasions. I have not had sex recently. I took all medicines as specified. The list of medicines and attempts as follows. First Azithromax 1g one dose, second Azithromax 2.5 g three doses, third Doxycycline 500 mg two times a day for 10 ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are other options that can be used. I have a few questions for you if you would not mind answering them. Did you ever get culture and sensitivity testing of the recurrent chlamydia infection? Have you been treated for a gonorrhea at the same time? Are you pregn...  Read Full »

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