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Chlamydia trachomatis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
Doctor :   How can i help you ?
User :   hi ...recently i was diagnosed with chlamydia trich. i was put on doxycycline hyclate for 7 days (100mg) it is now 2 days off med and I feel like infection isn't completely cleared up.
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   the medicine seemed very hard on my stomach/ i thought it was working/ but could it be that it was the wrong medicine/
User :   I did have to go to the bathroom alot / and this inflamed a hemmoroid issue i have......could the chlamydia also make my rectum area seem irritated?
Doctor :   Are you sure of the diagnosis ?
User :   absolutely its beeen cultured by my gyno
Doctor :   because CLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS is different from TRICH
User :   oh that is the right spelling sorry
User :   that is what it is
Doctor :   Ok , then you are on the right treatment
User :   But it is done/ and the infection doesn't seem better/ does this happen sometimes
Doctor :   And doxycycline do have the sideeffects you experiencing
Doctor :   YEs, it needs few days after the treatment is complete
Doctor :   for the symptoms to go
Doctor :   the symptoms get lost much later after the organism is dead
User :   I am a married 47 woman married in a monogomus relationship , how could I have gotten this?
Doctor :   You need to wait for few more days
Doctor :   its a STD
User :   I know that/ but how does the bacteria originally start?
Doctor :   may be your partner running an subclinical or mild infection
User :   doctor did treat husband also/ but he had no symptoms
Doctor :   I didnt understand your last question
Doctor :   As i said he might had subclinical or milder form of infection
User :   do std's sometimes cause rectal or anal inflamation?
Doctor :   Yes , for sure and its common with C TRACOMATIS
Doctor :   Its Proctitis
User :   any reccomendations for treating hemmoroid issues
Doctor :   Yes ,
Doctor :   SITZ BATH
User :   will sitting in the tub irritate the CTrach?
Doctor :   Not at all
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