How is Chlamydia Transmitted: Symptoms in Women And Men

How is Chlamydia Transmitted

Chlamydia is like STIs. It is passed from one infected person to other, mainly to their partner through sexual intercourse. The infection of chlamydia is mainly passed generally during anal and vaginal sex.

It is a very common disease in U.S. Many people report each and every year. There is no specific age of this disease. But, teens, adults and young people have the highest chance of infections.

It is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the U.S. It can infect the vagina, fallopian tubes, cervix, anus, throat and eye. Chlamydia is very common disease.

Who gets chlamydia?

Chlamydia is very common disease. It can affect the people like:   

People are under the age of 25.

People who are enjoying sexual activities with more than one partner.

People whose sexual partners have more than one particular partner.

People who don’t use protection at the time of sex such as condoms.

People who have history of STIs.

Chlamydia is really very common bacterial infection that can affect people largely. Every American gets this disease each and every year. It can spread through anal, vaginal and oral sex. The infection is carried mainly in semen, vaginal fluids and pre-cum.

How do you get chlamydia?

Chlamydia is generally spread through the sexual contact with your partner who has the same infection. People get affected during the anal and vaginal sex.

But through the oral sex, it can also spread from one person to other. Chlamydia can be transmitted at the time of mucous membrane.

The soft and delicate skin covering comes into the relation with the mucous secretion or the semen of an infected person. This can happen during the unprotected sex whether it is vaginal and anal sex. Bacteria of this infection generally intend to target the genital area of human bodies.

So, oral sex is not a common and practical cause of infection. Chlamydia is not likely to be transferred through the oral sex. But the possibility is there. So, the people should use the condoms in order to ensure the protection.

There is a very common misunderstanding that Chlamydia can spread through common and casual contact. So, people don’t get chlamydia through sharing foods and drinks, hugging, kissing or holding hands.

Some important facts about chlamydia:

Chlamydia is a very common disease but people do not realize that they have it.

It is considered to be an underreported infection.

It is a sexually transmitted infection.

It generally occurs in the genital tract of human bodies.

The cervix of women and the penis of men are affected too much. This kind of bacteria can also affect the rectum and the throat. Young women who are very much sexually active are most susceptible.

Women between the ages of 15 to 24 are generally getting affected. Sexually active men are also getting affected. It is a very contagious infection that carries from person to person. Casual contact is not the reason behind this.

A woman can also pass chlamydia to her baby during the childbirth. Chlamydia can affect you more than one time.You can also easily prevent this infection.

You will have to do a check-up and consult with the doctor. You will have to use condoms during the sexual intercourse.

Symptoms of chlamydia in women:

Women are having these symptoms such as: 

Women may suffer with smelly discharge from the cervix.

Women may suffer with abdominal pain.

They also have to bear the pain during sex.

Women may also suffer with bleeding after sex.

They may be gone through bleeding between periods.

Symptoms of chlamydia in men:

Men are having these symptoms such as:   

Men may suffer with discharge from their penis.

They also have to face the painful testicles.

Chlamydia can be cure with simple antibiotic medicines. But if you ignore this, it can also lead to some complications such as infertility and PID.

So, the risk factor depends on your sexual activity with the infected person. You can protect yourself from taking proper protection. You may need to urinate more than usual.

In chlamydia, you will have to face the redness and itchiness in the eyes. It is very common but it can be dangerous if not treated well.

So, it is better to consult with doctors regarding these issues. You can easily protect yourself by doing so.

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