Chlamydia

By: Lily Maguire

Definition

A bacteria called Chlamydia Trachomatis
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Transmissions

Chlamydia is a Sexually transmitted disease

Symptoms

although people that have chlamydia don't notice they have chlamydia here are some symptoms of chlamydia:

For boys :

  • discharge from urethra
  • rarely the testicles will be swollen

For girls:

  • discharge from the urethra
  • pain in the lower abdomen
  • mild fever
  • muscle aches
  • headaches

Treatments

You can get prescription antibiotics to clear up the infection in 7 to 10 days.
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Problems

It could lead to pelvic inflammation disease ( PID ), infection in the urethra, and ectopic (Tubal) pregnancy's later in life.

Preventions

Refraining from any sexual inter course all together.