Chlamydia: Some Facts About Chlamydia, A Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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Chlamydia, A Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Chlamydia is one of the most common Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

Chlamydia is the one of the most popular amongst all sexually transmitted diseases. The bacteria Chlamydia Trachomatis is responsible for this diseases. This bacteria can infect both men and women. Women get Chlamydia in the cervix, throat and rectum; on the other side, men get this disease on their urethra inside their penis. Chlamydia spreads rapidly because this infection is transmitted unknowingly as the person with this infection is unaware of it. This disease is asymptomatic most of the times. About 75 percent of women and 50 percent of men suffer from this disease and there are no symptoms. (Also Read: What Are The Probable STDs You Might Suffering From Unknowingly)

Some Facts About Chlamydia:

  • Symptoms of Chlamydia
  • Chlamydia in Men
  • Treatments of Chlamydia
  • Complications in Chlamydia

Chlamydia symptoms:

Chlamydia’s symptoms develop determining genders.(Also Read: Types of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) or sexually transmitted infections)

Chlamydia in Women:

Few of the common symptoms of Chlamydia in women include,

  • Painful periods
  • Irregular periods
  • Painful intercourse
  • Itchy and burning vaginal area painful urination

Chlamydia in Men:

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Chlamydia, A Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Few of the common symptoms of Chlamydia in men include, cloudy discharge from the tip of the penis. Other than that, itching and burning around the penis along with pain and swelling near the testicles happen.

Treatments of Chlamydia:

The first treatment of Chlamydia would be consuming Antibiotics such as Azithromycin or Doxycycline. The infection reduces within a week or two after pursuing the treatment. It is majorly important to finish your course of medication even if you start feeling better.
Women with Chlamydia may go for deeper medication, treatments and hospitalisation.
The patient should go for testing after every 3 months even if he or she is better by the treatments. This tests would make you secure about your sexual life.

Complications in Chlamydia:

If this infection remains untreated, especially in women, the infection can vastly spread to the uterus and fallopian tubes which causes Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID). This disease can cause permanent damage to your reproductive system. Pelvic pain, infertility and ectopic pregnancy will be the permanent result.

(Also Read: What are the symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases)

These are the important aspects of Chlamydia, an STD. Read this article in Hindi also.

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