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Clamidia Symptoms In Men
Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more
How often do chlamydia/gonorhea in men cause testicular symptoms, especially early on? Does that usually happen early or in general? For both of those
Epididymitis?: Probably under 1% of urethral gonorrhea or chlamydia leads to epididymitis, which generally causes severe pain and swelling in a single testicle, usually a few weeks after catching the infection. Milder aching of both testicles does not indicate epididymitis or testicular infection. That's a common symptom in some men with any genital infection doesn't indicate anything serious. ...Read more
No symptoms often: Most commonly men have no symptoms with a chlamydia infection which is why it is important to be checked if you have had unprotected sex. common symptoms however are discomfort in the urethra ( hole where urine comes out of the penis)pain on passing urine, a slight discharge from the penis. Occasionally testicular pain and swelling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the most COMMON chlamydia symptoms in MEN? Would it be MORE likely for there to be sores or penile discharge over testicle pain/swelling?
Often none: Most commonly men have no symptoms with a chlamydia infection which is why it is important to be checked if you have had unprotected sex. common symptoms however are discomfort in the urethra ( hole where urine comes out of the penis)pain on passing urine, a slight discharge from the penis. Occasionally testicular pain and swelling. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sxs: Most people w chlamydia don’t have sxs. That is why it is called a silent std. Chlamydia can cause vaginal discharge, bleeding w intercourse or btwn periods, nausea, fever, painful intercourse, & lower abdominal & back pain. Men can experience discharge, burning with urination, itching around the opening of the penis (urethra) & less often – pain/ swelling of testes. It can cause rectal pain. ...Read more
Pretty common: Chlamydia infections usually cause symptoms in males - usually at least burning with urination. It is unlikely but not impossible to have infection without symptoms - if you have concerns you should be tested....And change the behaviour that puts you at risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptoms occur in chlamydia in man, what are they
can penile discharge occurs,
or along with discharge some symptoms also accompanied?
What are the odds (% wise) of a man contracting chlamydia when receiving oral sex. The infected person only has symptoms in their penis not throat. ?
Yes, with correct Rx: Chlamydia is a fully curable bacterial disease, provided that the correct antibiotic is prescribed and that it is taken as directed, and you are not reinfected by the same partner again. That's a lot of ifs. If you have been treated but still experience symptoms, see your doctor again for a second evaluation. You may need a second course of antibiotics. ...Read more
Bacteria: Chlamydia is a bacteria infection transmitted by sex and both men and women can contract the infection. In men, they usually experience mild, intermittent burning with urination with possible urethral discharge. Please see your doctor to be tested if you are not certain, and use protection (condoms) to prevent spreading the infection to others until it's been confirmed. Always use condoms. ...Read more