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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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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. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

Please suggest the treatment for chlamydia trachomatis infection.

Query: Hi doctor, I got tested for Chlamydia trachomatis and got my report. It gives out the value as 2.2411 and the safety zone is 0.08. I would like you to suggest me the treatment. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Nidhi Jain

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please upload your test results for my reference. Thank you. Revert back with the reports to a sexologist online -->  Read Full »

Skin of penis is peeling a day after sex. Can it be yeast infection or STD?

Query: Hello doctor, My partner and I had sex and a day after, the skin on his penis was peeling. I have no clue what it means. It is still peeling and we had sex a week ago. I went to get it checked out I have not heard anything yet. He said he got checked two weeks ago and I got checked a day after. Plea...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The peeling of skin after sexual intercourse occurs in 3 to 5 % of men. The most common cause is allergic (contact dermatitis), followed by fungal infection and STD like chlamydia or gonococcal infection. However, STD is associated with pain and dysuria. The other tw...  Read Full »

Will Doxycycline interfere with results of STD tests?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an STD test done five or six days after unprotected sex with a new partner. The tests came back negative, but I have learned that you should wait for different windows of time before getting tested for certain STDs. This was about seven months ago. Today, I went to my gynecolog...  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your history and understood your concern. As the incubation period of organism are different in every infection usually first test should be done after 10-15 days of exposure as your is done little early. But as you are not having any other sympto...  Read Full »

Burning sensation persists after chlamydia infection. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,A few months ago, I got Chlamydia infection. I did the treatment and it is gone. But not totally. I still feel the burning in my penis. Some days it is strong and some days I do not feel much. I do not have a visible secretion but some symptoms are still there.  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Burning sensation while urinating could be due to many causes like urinary tract infection, urethral exposure to irritants like soap, the presence of salts like urate or oxalate salts in urine, exposure to trauma or local fungal infection in the urethra. In order to fi...  Read Full »

My urine culture test is normal. Is a chlamydia test needed?

Query: Hello doctor, If a persons routine and culture urine test is normal, does he have to do separate tests for chlamydia and gonorrhea? The patient has headaches and sleepiness throughout the day and burning sensation in urine at times.  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to No, not needed if there is no pus cells on routine examination. This also depends whether one is having symptoms or not. Occasional burning usually occurs due to dehydration and most of the times this burning is also associated with yellow urine which further suggest...  Read Full »

I am experiencing thick white discharge during sex. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am experiencing a vaginal infection. I have observed thick, curdy white discharge and am encountering pain during sex. Additionally, I have noticed some tiny bumps around the vulva and inside the vulva, accompanied by itchiness.Please provide guidance. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hello,Welcome to am very sorry about your medical condition. Do not worry; I am here to take care of you. Please share a picture of the affected area. If there is unprotected sex, one needs to consider sexually transmitted infections. Tests to consider are:TPHA (treponema pallidum hema...  Read Full »

I have urinary hesitancy after chlamydia treatment. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am having symptoms of urinary frequency after antibiotic treatment for chlamydia. I have taken antibiotics Azithromycin and an incomplete course of Ciprofloxacin. The symptoms got better following antibiotic therapy but returned. Hence, I took intravenous Ceftriaxone and took two pill...  Read Full »

Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read the query, and I can understand your concern. Sorry to hear about your troubles. Your doctor is correct that it can take some time for the urethra to heal from the inflammation (urethritis) after an STD (sexually transmitted disease) infection. For some,...  Read Full »

I have vaginal discharge, discomfort, and cramping after sex.

Query: Hello doctor, I had sexual contact with a new partner. My new partner told me he was free of any sexually transmitted diseases. However, I have been experiencing vaginal discharge, discomfort, and cramping. Previously I tested positive for chlamydia and cleared of lupus. I am currently not on any me...  Read Full »

Dr. Shah Sushma Kant

Answer: Hello, I appreciate you signing up on You now have exclusive access to expert medical opinion. I have gone through your medical reports (attachment are hidden to protect the patient's identity) and found that you have a previous history of chlamydia infection. You have been suffering f...  Read Full »

Can chlamydia infection cause recurrent UTI?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been with the same partner for eight years now. During these eight years, I have had several UTIs, with some leading to severe kidney infections. Last week after almost two years of not having a UTI, I felt the horrible symptoms again. When going to the doctor, the UTI urine test c...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hi, Welcome to UTI, (urinary tract infection) initially, a broad-spectrum empirical antibiotic given and then according to urine culture report, a specific antibiotic is prescribed. A certain antibiotic like Azithromycin if prescribed for UTI will be effective against chlamydia as wel...  Read Full »

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