Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted disease and is not easily identifiable. It is an infection like other sexually transmitted diseases and affects the vagina, penis, anus, urethra, cervix and throat. This means that chlamydia can be caused during both vaginal and oral sex.
In United States alone, chlamydia infection takes its victim by approximately three million every year. The basic problem with this infection is that its symptoms go undetected. It is very difficult to diagnose chlamydia in its early stages.
If chlamydia remains untreated, it can lead to Pelvic Inflammatory Diseases and loss of fertility as well in women.
Chlamydia Infection Symptoms And Causes:
At the onset, says research works, almost 80% of women and 55% of men do not display any symptoms of chlamydia. The only cause of this infection is unprotected vaginal or anal sex. And therefore, the only safe way to prevent chlamydia is the use of condoms every time you engage in sexual activity. Follow this precaution by heart if you engage with multiple partners at a time. However, there are some symptoms which indicate chlamydia. If you or anybody else suffers from this, please visit a doctor immediately.
The symptoms are:
Foul smelling discharge from vagina or penis
Burning sensation during urination
Swelling in the testicles
Pain during penetration
Do not ignore these symptoms at all!
What Is The Solution?
Use condoms and therefore, restrict unprotected sex. It is a transferable disease and your partner may too come in contact with through you. Do you want such problem?
And if you have already done this mistake, then undergo tests for early detection. Chlamydia can be diagnosed through two types of tests: firstly, urine tests without swabbing; secondly, swabbing of the genital tissue.
If the tests are positive, the doctor will treat you with anti-biotic. It will require some days before it cures. It can recur too if indulging in sex without protection.