are intracellular parasites that have many of the
• Diagnostic tests may include vaginal smear, rectal smear
same physical characteristics as viruses. They cause inflam-
and urethral smear for laboratory analysis.
mation of the urethra (the tube that allows urine from the
• Keep the genital area clean. Use plain unscented soap.
bladder to pass outside the body), vagina, cervix, uterus, fal-
• Take showers rather than tub baths.
lopian tubes, anus and ovaries. This is the most common
• Wear cotton underpants or pantyhose with a cotton
sexually transmitted disease in the United States.
crotch. Avoid those made from non-ventilating materials,
infection may also be transmitted to the eyes or
lungs of a newborn infant. If Chlamydia
are found by
• After urination or bowel movements, cleanse by wiping
microscopic exam and culture of discharge in any person
or washing from front to back (vagina to anus).
who is sexually active, all sexual partners must be treated.
FREQUENT SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
• Sometimes no symptoms during early stages.
• If you have diabetes, adhere strictly to your treatment pro-
• If urinating causes burning, urinate through a tubular
• Anal swelling, pain or discharge.
device, such as a toilet-paper roll or plastic cup with the
• Reddening of the vagina or tip of the penis (males).
bottom cut out, or pour a cup of warm water over the geni-
• A follow up medical examination is necessary after com-
• Testing for other sexually transmitted diseases is recom-mended.
bacteria spread by:
Oral antibiotics, such as tetracycline or azithromycin
(Zithromax) may be prescribed. Antibiotics may interfere
with the effectiveness of some birth control pills. If you are
• Vaginal infection during delivery of a newborn, which
currently taking birth control pills, discuss this with the
RISK INCREASES WITH
• Unprotected sexual activity, particularly in young females.
• Avoid overexertion, heat and excessive sweating.
• History of other sexually transmitted diseases.
• Delay sexual relations until treatment is completed and
• Allow about 3 weeks for recovery.
• Use of condoms during sexual activity.
• Treatment of all sexual partners of any infected person
CNOTIFY OUR OFFICE IF
(usually 2 weeks of an oral antibiotic such as tetracycline).
• You or a family member has symptoms of Chlamydia
Complete cure with adequate antibiotic treatment.
• Symptoms persist longer than 1 week or worsen despite
• Infertility and/or sterility in female.
• Unusual vaginal bleeding or swelling develops.
• Infecting one’s sexual partner.
• New, unexplained symptoms develop. Drugs used in
• Secondary bacterial infections in pelvic organs, genitals or
• Ectopic pregnancy.
• Liver infection (perihepatitis).
• Reiter's syndrome.
• Abdominal adhesions (scarring).
ABORTION-DILATATION & EXTRACTION (D & E)
ADOLESCENT GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT
BABY'S FIRST WEEKS, WHAT YOU NEED
BREAST BIOPSY BY NEEDLE ASPIRATION
CONTRACEPTION-HORMONAL NON-ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES
CONTRACEPTION-HORMONAL ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES
CONTRACEPTION-INTRAUTERINE CONTRACEPTION (IUC)
CONTRACEPTION-VARIOUS METHODS COMPARED
DILATATION & CURETTAGE (D & C)
ENDOMETRIAL ABLATION, NON-HYSTEROSCOPIC
GENETIC SCREENING & COUNSELING
GESTATIONAL DIABETES MELLITUS (GDM)
GESTATIONAL TROPHOBLASTIC DISEASE (GTD)
GROUP B STREPTOCOCCAL DISEASE (GBS)
INTRAUTERINE GROWTH RESTRICTION (IUGR)
LABOR ANALGESIA & ANESTHESIA
MENSTRUATION & MENSTRUAL CYCLE
NAUSEA & VOMITING DURING PREGNANCY (NVP)
OPERATIVE DELIVERY-FORCEPS & VACUUM EXTRACTION
PELVIC EXAMINATION & PAP SMEAR
PELVIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASE (PID)
POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME (PCOS)
POSTPARTUM BLUES & DEPRESSION
PREGNANCY & CHRONIC DISORDERS
PREGNANCY & CHRONIC HYPERTENSION
PREGNANCY & DIABETES MELLITUS, PREGESTATIONAL
PREGNANCY & FIRST TRIMESTER FETAL SCREENING
PREGNANCY & SEIZURE DISORDER, PREGESTATIONAL
PREMATURE LABOR & PREMATURE BIRTH
PREMATURE RUPTURE OF THE MEMBRANES (PROM)
PREMENSTRUAL DYSPHORIC DISORDER (PMDD)
SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION, MALE-IMPOTENCE
SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION, MALE-PREMATURE EJACULATION
SEXUALITY PROBLEMS IN MIDDLE AGE
SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES (STDs)
URINARY TRACT INFECTION IN PREGNANCY
UTERINE BLEEDING, POSTMENOPAUSAL
VAGINAL BIRTH AFTER CESAREAN SECTION (VBAC)
WOMEN'S HEALTH EXAMINATIONS & IMMUNIZATIONS
WOMEN'S HEALTH INFORMATION ON THE WEB
CALCIUM-ENHANCED OSTEOPOROSIS DIET
CHOLESTEROL- & SODIUM-RESTRICTED DIET
DAILY VALUES (DV) NUTRITION INFORMATION
FAT - & CHOLESTEROL-RESTRICTED DIET
SODIUM-CONTROLLED DIET - 2.0 to 2.5 GRAMS
ENDOCRINE SYSTEM, MALE AND FEMALE
STOMACH, LIVER, GALLBLADDER AND DUODENUM
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