Dont be a Chlamy-Diva
By Erin Dempsey and Hailey Budensiek
Aka: The Silent Disease
HOW could YOU get CHLAMYDIA?
Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease that can be passed by sexual activity including vaginal, anal, and oral.
HOW can YOU NOT get Chlamydia?
"DONT HAVE SEX or you will get PRegnant and DIE" -Mean Girls
What is Chlamydia?
A bacterial STD caused by Chlamydia trachomatis
Chlamydia can be treated with antibiotics such as: amoxicillin, azithromycin , erythromycin, doxycycline, levofloxacin, and ofloxacin.
How do You Know?
You may not, symptoms are not common and 10% of men and 80% of women will not know. It is most common in women ages 15-19 and men 20-24.
Well.....what are the symptoms?
For Women they may include....
Lower abdominal pain, low back pain, nausea, fever, unusual vaginal discharge, liver inflammation, PID, infertility, and painful sexual intercourse
Testicular Pain, rectal Pain, and burning during urination
What will Chlamydia mess with though?
Fallopian Tubules, Urethra, Rectum, and Cervix.
Urethra, Rectum, Epididymis, and Penis