Chlamydia

By: Abi Bashton and Keishaun Van Ness

Type of Pathogen

Chlamydia is a bacteria.This bacteria is called chlamydia trachomatis.

Transmission Sites

This bacteria is spread through sex, oral sex and touching of bodily fluids.

Symptoms

The symptoms involve discharge through penis and vagina, pain during pissing, sex and lower abdomen, bleeding occurs between periods, mild fevers and muscle aches.

Treatments

Your doctor will prescribe antibiotics that clears up infection in 7 to 10 days

Prevention

The best way to prevent chlamydia is abstinence or the use of latex condoms

Other Information

Chlamydia in most cases does not have noticeable symptoms. It tends to be most common in young women.

Source of Information

  • Mayo Clinic
  • Youngmenshealthsite.org