How can I get Chlamydia?


Chlamydia can be contracted in different ways. An infected mother can pass it on to her newborn child. An infected male or female can pass it on to another through unprotected oral, vaginal, or anal sex. 

 


What are the usual Chlamydia symptoms to watch out for?


Actually, 75% of Chlamydia cases do not have any symptoms at all. But, if these signs do manifest, here are what to expect:
In women:


- burning sensation when urinating

- lumpy discharge

- fever

- bleeding

- painful sexual intercourse

- abdominal and lower back pains

 

In men:

- burning sensation when urinating

- inflammation of the testicles


What should I do if I have Chlamydia symptoms?


The best way to do is to undergo a Chlamydia test. You can purchase a rapid Chlamydia home test kit to be able to test for Chlamydia at home and in private. You can get a highly accurate result in as fast as 15 to 20 minutes.


What should I do if I get a positive test result?


You need to see a doctor if you get a positive Chlamydia test result so that he or she can help you find the best treatment solution for your Chlamydia infection.


How is Chlamydia treated?


Chlamydia is treated with antibiotic medication.