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When a woman has chlamydia, what does it mean?

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Dr. Denise Elser
Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: STD

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a type of bacteria called chlamydia trachomatis.
It is the most common bacterial STD in the US. There can be vaginal discharge or burning w/ urination but often w/o symptoms. Because it can lead to serious pelvic infection (PID) &silently damage fallopian tubes & affect fertility, sexually active women under age 25 should be screened.

In brief: STD

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a type of bacteria called chlamydia trachomatis.
It is the most common bacterial STD in the US. There can be vaginal discharge or burning w/ urination but often w/o symptoms. Because it can lead to serious pelvic infection (PID) &silently damage fallopian tubes & affect fertility, sexually active women under age 25 should be screened.
Dr. Denise Elser
Dr. Denise Elser
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Has an std

See doctor get treated with antibiotics, alert all partners.

In brief: Has an std

See doctor get treated with antibiotics, alert all partners.
Dr. Richard Sarle
Dr. Richard Sarle
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