~X~ Chlamydia ~X~

Why take the risk? <3

What is Chlamydia?

Chlamydia is sexually transmitted and is caused by the bacteria called Chlamydia trachomatis.

What bacteria is Chlamydia?

Chlamydia is the Trachomatis Bacteria.

How can Chlamydia be transmitted?

Chlamydia can be transmitted by sexual in course and thru oral-genital contact.

What are the symptoms of Chlamydia?

Girls:

Girls don't generally have Symptoms, but when they do:

- pain in the lower abdomens

- pain during sex

- bleeding between menstrual periods

- mild fevers

- muscle aches

- headaches


Boys:

- discharge from the tip of the penis ((in the area of the Urethra- when urine comes out))

- have itching or burning sensations in the penis area

What are the treatments for Chlamydia?

So, far the only treatment is antibiotics.

What problems do you get when you have Chlamydia?

Girls:

- Infection of the urethra

- Inflammation of the Cervix

- Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

- Infection of the Uterus, Ovaries, and/or Fallopian

-Infertility and Ectopic (tubal) pregnancies in life


Boys:

- Inflammation of the Urethra and the Epididymis

What are ways you can prevent Chlamydia?

- Don't have sexual in-course with others

- Wear a condom ((latex or sheep skin))

~X~ Pictures of Chlamydia ~X~