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Could you tell me what are signs and symptoms of chlamydia for a man and a women?

Could you tell me what are signs and symptoms of chlamydia for a man and a women?

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

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

Chlamydia infection is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or no symptoms at all. In many patients without symptoms, chlamydial infections can spread upwards into the abdomen and cause serious complications due to scarring. Newborns can acquire chlamydial eye infection from birth ...Read more


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Is it possible for signs/symptoms of chlamydia to take almost a year to show up in a female?

Is it possible for signs/symptoms of chlamydia to take almost a year to show up in a female?

Chlamydia: Some std's like chlamydia may start insidiously and the symptoms often mimic an exaggerated vaginal discharge. Pain and fever often develops late in the disease when the condition is advanced. In a significant amount of patients, the infectious agent is found only during a routine check-up. This makes it difficult to pinpoint the exact time one got the disease. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of chlamydia and how prevalent is it?

What are the signs and symptoms of chlamydia and how prevalent is it?

See below: Chlamydia is often asymptomatic, it may cause burning on urination, discharge from penis or vagina, lower abdominal pain etc. The prevalence varies by popuplation with an overall prevalence of about 25%. See these two sites for more information. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/chlamydia/ds00173 http://www.Cdc.Gov/std/stats10/chlamydia.Htm. ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of chlamydia and can I get it if i'm a virgin?

What are signs and symptoms of chlamydia and can I get it if i'm a virgin?

Yes: If your infected partner touches you with the organism on his/her hands, you could get this infection that is usually transmitted through sex. Infection may be asymptomatic, or cause burning on urination, dischage, abdominal pain etc. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/chlamydia/ds00173. ...Read more

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If i began showing signs and symptoms of Chlamydia around nine days ago, how developed would my infection be?

If i began showing signs and symptoms of Chlamydia around nine days ago, how developed would my infection be?

Fully developed: Presumably you have urethral discharge, right? That's the main symptom of chlamydia, but also can be caused by gonorrhea or nongonococcal urethritis (NGU), not chlamydia. If no other symptoms (e.g. testicular pain and swelling), probably there is not yet any kind of important complication. But don't take chances: see a doctor or clinic ASAP for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of chlamydia in a woman?

What are the symptoms of chlamydia in a woman?

Most have none: Most women do not have symptoms when they have chlamydia. For those that do have symptoms be on the look out for vaginal discharge, burning with urination, vaginal odor, pelvic pain and in some cases joint pain. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of chlamydia? Are there differences between a female and male?

What are the symptoms of chlamydia? Are there differences between a female and male?

May be silent, Some: Most people w chlamydia don’t have sxs. That is why it’s 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 w urination, itching around the opening of the penis (urethra) & less often – pain/ swelling of testes. It can lead to rectal pain, >>. ...Read more

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Can a woman have chlamydia for 2 years (untreated) without any symptoms and still be fertile?

Can a woman have chlamydia for 2 years (untreated) without any symptoms and still be fertile?

Yes: Not all chlamydia infections cause infertility. Some people can carry it without symptoms or further problems. Don't assume infertile unless it is ok to become a parent. ...Read more

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How common is it for a woman not to show symptoms of chlamydia infection?

How common is it for a woman not to show symptoms of chlamydia infection?

Very common.: A significant majority of women with chlamydia, a sexually transmitted infection, have no symptoms initially. Untreated though, chlamydia infections can lead to a serious condition called pelvic inflammatory disease, which can also cause infertility and increase the chance of ectopic pregnancy. If you've had unprotected sexual contact, or a new sexual partner, it's a good idea to get screened. ...Read more

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Chlamydia (Definition)

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