chlamydia

  1. What Is Chlamydia?

    What Is Chlamydia?
    Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the Chlamydia Trachomatis bacteria (C. Trachomatis). Some scientists consider it to be among the most common bacterial STDs in the world. The bacterial STD 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. Chlamydia is curable. The complications related to chlamydia are potentially serious, so early screening and proper treatment are extremely important. →Continue reading
  2. 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
  3. Teens and Chlamydia

    Teens can get chlamydia just like anyone else. There is no age range for chlamydia. Both male and females of any race who are sexually active could become infected with chlamydia which is a sexually transmitted disease. Prevention There are two way to prevent chlamydia Abstinence – refraining from all sexual intercourse Using condoms – this is the only birth control that will prevent chlamydia and another sexually transmitted disease. However, you also need to remember that these are not... →Continue reading
  4. Test Options For Chlamydia Patients

    DFA test (Direct Fluorescent Antibody test) NAH test (Nucleic Acid Hybridization test) DNA probe test NAAT test (Nucleic Acid Amplification Test) ELISA (Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay) Chlamydia culture Do you have any idea what those are? Those are actually the various ways to test for chlamydia. Now that you are familiar with what they are called, let us take a look at what chlamydia is and how those chlamydia test methods work. What is chlamydia? Chlamydia is a rampant kind... →Continue reading

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