Chlamydia, caused by the Chlamydia trachomatis bacteria is one of the most common diseases that are transmitted sexually. This disease is spread through unprotected sex with the person who is already infected with this disease.
In addition, this disease can be transmitted to a new born baby from the infected mother if the delivery is done through the vagina. Many times owing to high costs of diagnosis, this disease often goes untreated and can cause a lot of health issues. This disease affects both men and women and shows different symptoms in them.
Men who prefer to have sexual intercourse with men and teenage girls are considered to be at higher risks of getting Chlamydia. Some of the symptoms of this sexually transmitted disease include foul odor discharge from the vagina, nausea, fever, abdominal and lower back pain, burning sensation and pain while passing urine and itching around penis.
If you observe any one or two of these symptoms, then it is recommended that you consult a doctor, as it is better to get an early diagnosis and treatment of this disease before it causes other fatal problems like infertility.
Most Common Symptoms Of Chlamydia
Vaginal discharge is one of the most important symptoms of Chlamydia. You may notice some foul odor with vaginal discharge. If you observe this condition for a very long time, then you may need to consult a doctor.
Burning And Pain During Urination
Burning and pain while passing urine are some of the important symptoms of this sexually transmitted disease. This condition can be observed in both men and women. Though this problem may occur in many other diseases but if this problem keeps troubling you for a long time, then it could be a major symptom of Chlamydia.
Nausea is also an important symptom of Chlamydia. In this infection, you may feel the urge to vomit all the time.
People infected with this disease find this symptom as very annoying because it can make you very weak and cause loss of energy. In addition, it causes a lot of discomfort, mostly in the upper portion of the stomach.
Fever is often observed in Chlamydia. You may experience high fever with abdominal and back pain. The symptoms of this disease such as fever are often not considered very seriously because they often mimic other medical conditions.
But, if you notice fever along with other symptoms of Chlamydia, then you must consult with the doctor, as it could be an important symptom of Chlamydia and may get dangerous if left untreated for a long time.
Acute Pain During Sex
You may experience severe pain while having sex, if you are suffering from Chlamydia. This problem can occur in both men and women. A man would generally feel the pain in his penis and a woman may get pain in the vagina or cervix during sex.
This can become more painful due to swollen testes in men. In addition, a man may get itching and burning sensation on the penis tip.
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