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Why Are More Women Diagnosed With Chlamydia Then Men
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
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
Chlamydia , women!: There is a higher rate of infection in single females than males! chlamydia is found in 25-28% of single females, and is two-three percent lower in males. This is a national tragedy, because of long term consequences! treatment is simple, but partner's must be simultaneously treated. Best advice; fewer sexual partners: know your partner; and always have the male wear a condom. ...Read more
More women diagnosed: 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. This may not reflect the true incidence rates. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Possible: In general, not likely. However, chlamydia can be found in the oral cavity due to oral sex with someone infected with chlamydia or from other contacts. I there is then oral sex and enough innoculation, the male can get urethral infection from the saliva and oral mucosa. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can chlamydia be dorm for yrs and test negative ? If so why and for how long? Can a woman infect a man ?
Yes; for years; yes: Chlamydia won't necessarily produce symptoms, especially in women. Tests are not 100% accurate so you can get a negative test even if you have the disease (false negative). Yes, a woman can certainly infect a man. ...Read more
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
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