Signs and Symptoms:
If you or your partner show these any of these symptoms, then both partners need to be treated.
Some people with Chlamydia dont have symptoms or very mild symptoms which are mistaken for something else.
Why get tested for Chlamydia:
Chlamydia can lead to serious infections, possible fertility while being easy to cure, so rather go to an STD clinic and get tested.
Get tested for Clamydia:
Chlamydia and preganancy:
Infections can be passed onto the baby during the pregnancy or during the birth. Untreated the infection can spread to the uterus and fallopian tubes causing pelvic inflamatory disease. (PID can cause permanent damage to the reproductive system)
Babies can get serious eye infections, pneumonia and cause premature pregnancy. All of these are serious and could cause infant deaths.
Testing happens at clinic visits, which make these vital for any pregnant women as soon as possible.
The testing happens with a simple swab.
Treatment of Chlamydia:
Possible risk for Chlamydia:
Having more than one sexual partner
Unprotected sex, vaginal, oral, anal.
Prevention of Chlamydia / reduce risk of getting chlamydia.
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