Medical Questions > Conditions and Diseases > Sexually Transmitted Diseases Forum

I read that pink eye and chlamydia can be the same disease.

User Profile
I am a virgin. Me and my girlfriend (also a virgin) have only done oral and foreplay. A couple of days ago I got pink eye. I read that pink eye and chlamydia can be the same disease. What are the chances I got that strain and that it gave me chlamydia? I have no other symptoms and I started antibiotic eye drops the afternoon after I woke up with it.


Did you find this post helpful?
|

User Profile
replied September 14th, 2016
Sexual Health - Men Answer A58821
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Pink eye is not chlamydia, someone has extremely misguided you. It is conjunctivitis and needs soem treatment.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


|
Did you find this post helpful?
Quick Reply
Must Read
What is pink eye and how long is pink eye contagious? Basic facts on types of conjunctivitis and pink eye here....
Pink eye can be allergic, infectious or chemical. Details about what causes pink eye here....
What to do for pink eye? Learn to identify symptoms of pink eye first, and know when to seek medical help. Start understanding more here....
DISCLAIMER: "Ask a Doctor" questions are answered by certified physicians and other medical professionals. For more information about experts participating in the "Ask a Doctor" Network, please visit our medical experts page. You may also visit our Sexually Transmitted Diseases , for moderated patient to patient support and information.

The information provided on eHealth Forum is designed to improve, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his/her own physician. Personal consultation(s) with a qualified medical professional is the proper means for diagnosing any medical condition.