By: Jordan Arthur & Tabitha Goldsmith
Lymphogruloma Vereneum : Classification
A sexually transmitted infection. The bacteria that cause LGV are rare types of Chlamydia. LGV infection is a more contagious disease than common Chlamydia infection.
What Causes Lymphogranuloma Vereneum.?
- Unprotected Sex.
- Unprotected Anal Sex.
- Anal Penetration.
Signs and Symptoms:
- Small painless sores on the genitals.
- Swollen Lymph nodes.
- Blood or a mucus discharge from anus.
- Flu like symptoms *Fever, chills, tiredness, and aches and pains*
Common in Africa, Asia, South America. Uncommon in Western Europe. More common in men.
- Spread to partners
- Severe scaring
- Deformed Genitals
- Scaring of rectum.
- In women creates opening between vagina and anus.
- brain inflammation.
- Oral antibiotic *Vioxycycline*
- Chlamydia test