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What Are Symptoms Of Chlamydia In Men
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
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?
Pain with urination: Men with chlamydia may have pain with urination and a mucousy or watery discharge from their penis (urethritis). They could also have testicular pain, swelling or tenderness (on one side) (epididymitis). A man with rectal chlamydia could have bleeding, discharge or rectal pain. I am not aware of complete inability to urinate as a symptom. ...Read more
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. ?
Screening.: Women 24 and younger, as well as women with risk factors for a sexually transmitted infection (such as new/multiple sexual partners, unprotected sex) should be routinely screened for chlamydia infection. There is no screening recommendation for men. Because of this routine screening of women, more women are diagnosed with chlamydia infection than men. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urine test, no pain: Testing for urethral (penile) chlamydia in men is usually done on urine, so providing the sample is painless. The test is slightly more accurate when done on a swab passed into the penis, which is somewhat painful, but only very briefly and it might sting a little the next couple times you urinate. If your doctor recommends the swab test, follow her or his advice. But also ask about urine testing. ...Read more
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