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UTI or chlamydia? finished TRIMETHOPRIM symptoms returned

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Hey, I looked up my symptoms online an it came up with a UTI, so I went to the doctors and I was prescribed three days antibiotics of TRIMETHOPRIM, and after I finished the symptoms went and I felt fine. I also had to take a urine test and i got a letter sayin it might be chlamydia because of pus cells in my urine and to take a chlamydia test and I have just sent off the test. A week later after I finished TRIMETHOPRIM I have the symptoms again. Could it be chlamydia? I won't know until I get my test back


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replied November 16th, 2011
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Answer A28606
Hello,

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. Chlamydial infection of the genital tract leads to the presence of white blood cells but exact diagnosis can only be made after further investigations.

You should consult a gynecologist who will physically examine the local area and may consider tests like papa smear, nucleic acid amplification technologies for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhea from endocervical and urine specimens.

I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.


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