Chlamydia

  1. What are the differences between chlamydia and gonorrhea?

    What are the differences between chlamydia and gonorrhea?
    Chlamydia and gonorrhea are two of the most widespread STDs in the US. Chlamydia is easily diagnosed with a routine screening test. Gonorrhea is the second most prevalent STD in the US. A chronic sore throat can also be a sign of gonorrhea. Chlamydia and gonorrhea are easily confused due to their similar symptoms, the way of transmission and complications. Some patients may actually have both of these STDs at the same time. Some people may be completely asymptomatic. → Continue reading
  2. What Is Chlamydia?

    What Is Chlamydia?
    Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the Chlamydia Trachomatis bacteria. Some scientists consider it to be among the most common bacterial STDs in the world. Chlamydia can affect several different organs such as the vagina, penis, urethra, cervix, eye, anus, throat and can also cause serious and oftentimes permanent damage to the reproductive system in both men and women. The complications related to chlamydia are potentially serious, early treatment is extremely important. → Continue reading
  3. Does Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Cure By Itself?

    Does Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Cure By Itself?
    Chlamydia and gonorrhea usually do not show any symptoms, but the infection can either increase the risk for HIV transmissions or harm fertility. Gonorrhea or chlamydia can lead to PID (pelvic inflammatory disease), which can lead to tissue damage of the reproductive organs resulting in ectopic pregnancy, infertility, and chronic pain. In men chlamydia and gonorrhea can lead to scarring that prevents sperm’s movement out of the testes, which leads to epididymitis This results in chronic scrotal pain, infertility, and testicular shrinkage. → Continue reading
  4. Chlamydia In The Mouth – Oral Chlamydia Infection

    Chlamydia In The Mouth – Oral Chlamydia Infection
    In the innumerable research and studies already completed on sexually transmitted infections, was there any instance that chlamydia in the mouth was established as a possibility? Well, whatever reason you have that lead you to search for an answer to such an issue, the “Yes” answer may be worrisome for you. Almost all sexually transmitted diseases and infections can be transmitted through unprotected sex. Oral, vaginal and anal sex are all mediums for infections, especially for the top three... → Continue reading
  5. New Chlamydia Test Offers Rapid Results

    New Chlamydia Test Offers Rapid Results
    Chlamydia and gonorrhea are the most commonly diagnosed sexually transmitted diseases in the United States, with more than 1.7 million cases being reported yearly. If left untreated, the infection can lead to serious health issues, particularly among women, including chronic pelvic pain, infertility, and a higher risk of tubal pregnancies. In many patients chlamydia may not exhibit any prominent symptoms. The latest generation chlamydia test kits can give accurate test results in only 15 minutes. → Continue reading
  6. Chlamydia Signs and Symptoms

    Chlamydia Signs and Symptoms
    Chlamydia is one of the most frequently reported bacterial sexually transmitted infections in the United States, according to CDC reports. The infection is spread easily between sexual partners because it is rarely accompanied by obvious symptoms. CDC estimates that about 2.86 million infections occur annually. Many people get infected with chlamydia but fail to seek treatment because they are not aware of the symptoms, or the symptoms fail to appear in the first place. Unfortunately, serious complications can arise... → Continue reading
  7. Chlamydia and Gay Men

    According to an online journal called Sexually Transmitted Infections, gay men are not safe from Chlamydia. Chlamydia is often associated with women because it easily infects their urethra. However, a new study reveals that Chlamydia also grows in the rectum. For this reason, gay men must always do a rectal test as part of their health care routine. Men with HIV are also positive with rectal Chlamydia According to CDC, Chlamydia is one of the most common types of sexually... → Continue reading
  8. The Many Ways Through Which People Get Chlamydia

    There are several sexually transmitted infections contracted from males to females, females to males or homosexual and bisexual partners. In effect, all it takes to transmit this bacteria is a simple contact with the genitals – be it penile, vaginal, anal, or even orally. Among the most common sexually transmitted infections or diseases is Chlamydia which is caused by the pathogen, Chlamydia trachomatis. It is mostly carried alongside the sperm cells with its associated fluid in a man or vaginal secretions... → Continue reading
  9. The Most Effective Antibiotics For Treating Chlamydia

    Antibiotics have been adjudged to be the best treatment for Chlamydia. Its effectiveness is almost 100% all the time. This may be debatable given that many people suffering from the infection do not take the prescriptions religiously. Antibiotics may be started once the prescription is given by a medical personnel based on the test results. Such tests may be confirmed at the hospital or even with home test kits. Various classes of persons could be given antibiotics for Chlamydia... → Continue reading
  10. Genital Discharge: The First Signs of Chlamydia Infection

    One of the prevalent symptoms of Chlamydia in both women and men is abnormal discharge. In women, abnormal vaginal discharge occurs as a symptom, while a white, cloudy or watery discharge from the penis occurs in men. The vaginal discharge is usually fluid made by glands inside the vagina and cervix and this fluid carry away dead cells and bacteria thereby keeping the vagina clean and helps prevent infections. However, when infections like Chlamydia occur, this vaginal discharge that... → Continue reading

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