Health and stds: signs and symptoms of chlamydia

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Chlamydia is a bacterium that you can get during contact with another person’s bodily fluid. It’s a sexually transmitted disease. It’s caused by the bacterium Chlamydia Trachoma is. If a woman left it untreated for a long time it can damage the reproductive organs and she may even become sterile. The symptoms sometimes are silent. You won’t be able to feel it as much but you can see the different discharge. In a man, he can also see the discharge.
Chlamydia is one of the most common STDs that existed. People often don’t get testing and don’t get treatment for it. If one partner remained untreated he can infects his partner.

According to wikipedia, about 2.3 million people are reported to have Chlamydia each year. Chlamydia can be passing through bodily fluid and from the mother to her fetus. It’s imperative that the mother get tested so that her baby is not born with infections. The more partners you have the more you are at risk for infection of Chlamydia. This is a quiet disease and you won’t see or feel about it until a week or three later. Sometimes you can experience abnormal discharge or pain and you should get tested once that occurs.

Chlamydia usually will spread around the cervix to the fallopian tube and to the rectum. It will spread around if you don’t get rid of it. It will infect the urine canal as well. Signs include abnormal vaginal discharge, abdominal pain, burning during urination, low back pain, nausea, fever, pain during intercourse, and bleeding. The most common sign is abnormal vaginal discharge. When it travels to the fallopian tube where the eggs are, you will still not be able to feel the symptoms. Men will also have signs of abnormal discharge and pain upon urination. There will be swelling and pain at the affected part. If you see signs and symptoms of chlamydia then you can talk to your doctor right away and get treatment for it. The good news is that there s a cure for it and it can go away in a short period of time if you take the medication but it can cause fertility problems if you don’t get it cure.

Source: www.wikipedia.com/chlamydia

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