Chlamydia

STD’s

chlamydia

THE SILENT DISEASE

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Chlamydia

It is one of the most common STD’s
Symptoms are usually mild or absent

CAUSES

Vaginal, anal or oral sex.

Infected from mother to baby during pregnancy.

SYMPTOMS(1-3 WEEKS AFTER EXPOSURE)

IN WOMEN

Abnormal vaginal discharge.

Burning sensation when urinating.

IN MEN

Discharge from the penis.

Burning sensation when urinating.

Burning and itching around the penis opening.

Pain and swelling in testicles(uncommon)

IF INFECTION SPREADS FROM CERVIX TO FALLOPIAN TUBE:

Lower abdominal pain.

Low back pain.

Nausea

Fever

Pain during intercourse

Bleeding between menstrual periods

PERMANENT DAMAGE

worry

Infertility

Ectopic pregnancy

 

IF INFECTION SPREADS TO EPIDIDYMIS

Pain

Fever

Sterility(rarely)

CHLAMYDIAL INFECTION OF THE RECTUM(THROUGH ORAL SEX)

SYMPTOMS

Rectal pain

Discharge

Bleeding

Can be found in the throats of men and women having oral sex with an infected partner.

TESTING: 

Screening or use of a testing kit

test

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