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Can you get chlamydia from koalas?

Yes and no.   There are two strains of chlamydia affecting koalas. Koalas are  infected with 'Chlamydia pecorum' and 'Chlamydia  pneumoniae'. The chlamydia that causes a (MORE)
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Does tetracycline cure chlamydia?

  Yes. Follow the directions from the doctor. It is usually a week long treatment of the Tetracycline 2X a day. This medication may causes sensitivity to sunlight.
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What are the symptoms of airborne chlamydia?

Airbourne chlamydia, better known as chlamydia pneumoniae, cause  pneumonia. Symptoms include productive cough,  fever accompanied by shaking  chills, shortness of breath, (MORE)

Book Spotlight - In Memory: A Tribute to Sir Terry Pratchett

In March 2015 we lost one of the world's greatest literary minds - Sir Terry Pratchett. Terry was suffering from Alzheimer's and fiercely campaigned to raise awareness of the (MORE)

Does chlamydia weaken your immune system?

It appears that chlamydia may release toxins that damage the immune  response in some cases. (see related link).    Every infection weakens the immune system, since th (MORE)

Is chlamydia genetic?

Chlamydia is not genetic. It's an infectious disease you catch from  someone who has it. It is possible to be born with chlamydia, if  your mother had it at the time of your (MORE)

Can strep throat cause chlamydia?

No. Strep throat is caused by Group A Streptococcus pyogenes.  Chlamydia is an infection caused by the bacterium Chlamydia  trachomatis and can be cured by fuyan pill (femal (MORE)

Can chlamydia resist doxycycline?

The CDC reports that chlamydia is still responding to doxycycline,  and does not recommend test of cure after treatment. However, CDC  does recommend repeat testing in three (MORE)

Can chlamydia be mistaken for a UTI?

Yes, it is common for a person with chlamydia to be diagnosed first with a UTI. If someone presents with painful urination, often medication for UTI is given while waiting for (MORE)