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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Why is my penile infection not subsiding with Canesten cream?

Query: Hi doctor, I have an infection on my penis. I do not have any pain, burning, or itching, but it has been there for over a month now. It gets very dry, and so, I am applying Canesten cream for one week. I tested negative for all STDs. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran Sr

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. I saw the images (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). If there was unprotected sex, we need to think of sexually transmitted infections such as Treponema pallidum infection, Herpes, Chlamydia, and HIV (huma...  Read Full »

What is the white deposit in my clitoris without any symptoms?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 21-years-old female. The tip of my clitoris has a white deposit, and it is not painful. I am currently using Depo-Provera. I am really worried. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I fully understand your concern, and I will surely help you. I have seen the image shared by you (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity), and let me assure you that your genitals are fine. If there is no itching and discharge, then there is ...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for chlamydia infection?

Query: Hi doctor, I had received a positive chlamydia test from a laboratory one week ago. And I am experiencing a burning sensation while urinating. Could you help me get the necessary treatment or prescription? Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Ivan Galic

Answer: Hi, Welcome to According to the test reports (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity), you have an STD (sexually transmitted diseases) called non-gonococcal urethritis, an infection of the urethra (tube that connects your urinary bladder and urine output...  Read Full »

What is the best antibiotic for chlamydia?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been tested positive for chlamydia infection. I am really worried about it. Kindly suggest me suitable antibiotics and the dosage to get rid of my infection. I have attached my reports. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). IgG (immunoglobulin G) in your report indicates past infection. Although no treatment is recommended, you can take capsule Doxycycline 100 mg twice daily for 14 day...  Read Full »

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

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