Facts about it
How do you know you have it? What is the transmission of the disease?
Most people that have it don't have symptoms and when you do get symptoms you get them several weeks after sex. Chlamydia is spread through vaginal, oral, and anal sex.
Is there any way to prevent it?
What are the complications of Chlamydia?
In men- it can cause a Urethritis and that is the inflammation of the urethra that runs along the underside of the penis
What are the causes of this STD?
What are some disease facts about Chlamydia?
- About 2.8 million Americans get chlamydia each year.
- During vaginal delivery chlamydia can be passed from mother to child.
- Chlamydia is known as a "silent" disease because about 75 percent of infected women and about 50 percent of infected men have no symptoms.
- Chlamydia infection can occur in the vagina, penis, anus and throat.