chlamydia infection

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Chlamydia Urine Home Test Kit and Over-the-Counter Chlamydia Treatment

    Have you ever been faced with the challenge of having to go through a long process with STD (sexually transmitted disease) screening? Some people are actually discouraged because of the complicated process of testing for certain STDs, especially Chlamydia, because of the risk of stigmatization if one is tested positive for the infection. In a bid to avoid such, these set of people will then not be aware of their Chlamydia-positive status, thereby, posing a great threat to the... → Continue reading
  5. What Happens to the Body if Chlamydia is Left Untreated?

    Chlamydia is one of the most common Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the world today affecting mostly women than men because the infection can cause a great damage to the reproductive system of a woman. Aside from the fact that the infection is deadly and greatly affects women, it is also asymptomatic, exhibiting little or no symptoms in the affected individual, which is why most people walk around with the infection without getting the slightest idea that they are infected... → Continue reading

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