What causes Chlamydia?


Chlamydia is brought about by a bacterium that is contracted through unprotected sex. So, if you engage in oral, anal, or vaginal sex without using condoms, you are putting yourself at risk of getting infected with Chlamydia.


Who can get Chlamydia?


Anyone can get Chlamydia --- males, females, adults, teenagers, and even infants.

 


What are the common symptoms of Chlamydia?


Even though many Chlamydia cases do not trigger symptoms right away, it is still important to be aware of what signs might pop up:


- odd vaginal or penis discharge

- testicular pain in males

- painful sexual intercourse in females

- painful urinating- lower abdominal pains


What should people do if they manifest these Chlamydia symptoms?


One should immediately undergo a Chlamydia tested once these symptoms arise. If they test positive, they can go get treatment for Chlamydia right away.


How is Chlamydia treated?


The best way to treat Chlamydia is through the use of antibiotics. Consult a doctor to know what antibiotic treatment will work for you.