What is chlamydia?

Chlamydia is a common STD that can infect men and women. Chlamydia is an easily-curable disease when diagnosed, but if left untreated chlamydia can lead to serious, permanent damage to a woman’s reproductive system. Chlamydia can also cause potentially fatal ectopic pregnancy, which is a pregnancy that occurs outside of the woman’s womb.

How is chlamydia spread?

Chlamydia can be spread via oral, anal, and vaginal sexual intercourse.

Am I at risk for chlamydia?

Anyone who is sexually active is at risk for chlamydia. However, sexually active young people have a higher risk of infection. Sexually active gay, bisexual, and other men are also at a higher risk.

What are symptoms of chlamydia?

Male Symptoms Female Symptoms
Discharge from the penis Abnormal vaginal discharge
Burning sensation when urinating Burning sensation when urinating
Pain and swelling in one or both of the testicles

What is the testing window for chlamydia?

The testing window for chlamydia is 1-4 weeks.

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