Hi, my name is PRESENTER NAME. I’m PRESENTER ROLE. Welcome to quot;Signs and Symptoms of Chlamydia.quot; Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted infection. Chlamydia usually has no symptoms, can leave a woman unable to have children, and can be passed from the mother to child during vaginal childbirth. Having an active sexually transmitted infection such as chlamydia increases the risk you will get HIV or give it to someone else. HIV is incurable and can be fatal. Fortunately, chlamydia can be diagnosed with a test and cured with antibiotics. You can have chlamydia without knowing it. If you think you may have been exposed to or infected with any sexually transmitted.
Infection, see a and get tested whether or not you have any symptoms. All pregnant women should be checked for chlamydia, syphilis, HIV, and other sexually transmitted infections. How Is Chlamydia Transmitted? Chlamydia is transmitted by vaginal, oral or anal sexual contact. Chlamydia can also be transmitted from mother to child during vaginal delivery. Signs and Symptoms of Chlamydia Chlamydia usually has no symptoms. If you have symptoms, they usually appear one to three weeks after infection.
When a woman has a chlamydia infection in her vagina, symptoms may include: * abnormal vaginal discharge * quot;a burning sensation when urinatingquot; * quot;lower abdominal painquot; * quot;low back painquot; * quot;nauseaquot; * quot;feverquot; * quot;pain duringquot; sex * quot;bleeding between menstrual periodsquot; When a man has a chlamydia infection, his symptoms may include: * abnormal discharge from his penis * quot;burning sensation when urinatingquot; * quot;burning and itching around the opening of the penisquot;.
* rarely, quot;pain and swelling in the testiclesquot; If the penis is put into a person’s anus during intercourse, that person may get a chlamydia quot;infection in the rectum, which can cause rectal pain, fluid discharge, or bleeding.quot; Men or women who perform oral sex on an infected partner may get a chlamydia infection in their throat. Effects of Untreated Chlamydia in Women When not treated, chlamydia can cause a woman to develop: * pelvic inflammatory disease * quot;permanent damage to the fallopian tubes, uterus, and surrounding tissuesquot; * quot;chronic pelvic painquot;.
* quot;infertilityquot; (inability to have a baby) * ectopic pregnancy (pregnancy outside the uterus) which can be fatal If a woman is infected multiple times with chlamydia, her risk of serious complications, including infertility (not being able to have a baby), increases. Chlamydia in Pregnant Women If you are a woman who is pregnant or who may become pregnant, it is important that you be tested for chlamydia. The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that all pregnant women be tested for chlamydia and other sexually transmitted infections including HIV, syphilis, and Hepatitis B and that.
Pregnant women who are at risk for gonorrhea or live where it is common be tested for gonorrhea. The World Health Organization recommends that all pregnant women be tested for HIV and syphilis and checked for symptoms of other sexually transmitted infections. If you are pregnant, have chlamydia, and don’t get treated, your baby may have problems including: * premature delivery * infections of the eyes and lungs * pneumonia By getting tested for chlamydia and treated if you need it, you can protect your own health and your baby’s health too. So if you.
Are pregnant, talk to your right away, get tested for chlamydia and other sexually transmitted infections, and follow the ‘s instructions. Effects of Untreated Chlamydia in Men Rarely, men can develop complications including pain, fever, and even sterility (not being able to make a woman pregnant). Testing for Chlamydia The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that: * quot;All sexually active women age 25 years and youngerquot; should be tested annually for chlamydia. * Older women who have risk factors for chlamydia, such as a new sex partner or.