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.
Answer assisted by Marianne Di Napoli, Medical Student