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Family Medicine, Principles and Practice
1172 pages
Family Medicine, Principles and Practice

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) continue to cause significant health problems. In the United States, more than 65 million people have an incurable sexually transmitted disease, with an additional 15 million people contracting one or more STDs each year.l Except for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the most common STDs seen in the United States are chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, genital herpes, human papillomavirus (HPV), hepatitis B, trichomoniasis, and bacterial ...

Evidence-Based Medicine Guidelines
1343 pages
Evidence-Based Medicine Guidelines

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an important late complication of chlamydial infection; it generally requires inpatient treatment. Perihepatitis is a rare complication of chlamydial infection. Late complications of extensive and, especially, recurrent chlamydial infection also include tubal damage which in turn causes infertility and ectopic pregnancies. In men, chlamydial infection is an important cause of epi- didymitis. whereas the etiological significance of chlamydia in prostatitis is ...

Principles of Ambulatory Medicine
1962 pages
Principles of Ambulatory Medicine

In men symptomatic urethritis caused by chlamydia has an incubation period between 7 and 14 days. Men may develop dysuria and penile discharge but the discharge is generally less purulent and less abundant than that associated with gonorrhea. The discharge is clear to gray in color. Epididymitis can occur as a complication of chlamydia infection and is usually unilateral. The majority of women with cervical or urethral chlamydia infection are asymptomatic or have only minimal ...

Clinical Maternal-Fetal Medicine
976 pages
Clinical Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Prematurity and perinatal mortality in pregnancies complicated by maternal Chlamydia trachomatis infections./ Am MedAssoc 1982;247:i 585-8 5. Koskiniemi M, Ammala P, Narvanen A, et al. Stillbirths 24. and maternal antibodies to Chlamydia trachomatis - A new EIA test for serology. Ada Obstet Gyn Scand 1996 ;75:657-61 25. 6. Gravett MG, Nelson HP, DeRoues T, et al. Independent associations of bacterial vaginosis and Chlamydia trachomatis infection with adverse pregnancy ...

Chamberlain's Symptoms and Signs in Clinical Medicine 13th Edition, An Introduction to Medical Diagnosis
504 pages
Chamberlain's Symptoms and Signs in Clinical Medicine 13th Edition, An Introduction to Medical Diagnosis

Chlamydia in women History: G 80 per cent of women with uncomplicated chlamydia have no symptoms (see Box 11.1 for complications) G when present, symptoms include: G increased vaginal discharge (may be offensive, mucopurulent or blood-stained) G dysuria G irregular periods G post-coital bleeding G lower abdominal pains G deep dyspareunia. Examination: G is frequently unremarkable G may find an offensive discharge and mucopurulent cervicitis with contact bleeding ...

Chlamydia Medicine - News


Health service providers see influx of patients testing for STDs now that city ...
Health service providers see influx of patients testing for STDs now that city ... High out-of-pocket expenses for uninsured patients wanting to get screened for the three most common STDs - chlamydia, syphilis and gonorrhea - often deter people from getting life-saving diagnoses and treatment, said Dr. Linda Prine,

Age is no reason to stop worrying about STDs
Age is no reason to stop worrying about STDs Besides HIV and AIDS, the predominant sexually transmitted infectious diseases include syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea. And while reported cases of STDs for middle-age Americans have been going up, the national rate has remained relatively stable for

HOUSE CALL: Health care for all stages of a woman's life
At this time, sexual activity is a determinant for some types of testing, including tests for chlamydia and gonorrhea as well as HIV screening. Teen girls should have their regular preventive vaccines and boosters, including the flu vaccine each year,

ACOG Urges Partner Therapy to Cut STD Re-Infections
Explain that physicians should be prepared to prescribe antibiotics for the male partners of their female patients diagnosed with chlamydia or gonorrhea in order to prevent re-infection.

Website Offers New York STD Testing Solution
STDs may have the opportunity to get a prescription for the medicine they need from one of getSTDtested.com's staff physicians. GetSTDtested.com users looking for New York STD testing services can purchases tests for Chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis,