Chlamydia Overview

Posted by Frank 11/04/2016 0 Comments Information Chlamydia,

How is chlamydia transmitted?


Chlamydia is a bacteria that is spread primarily through unprotected sexual intercourse, either vaginal or anal intercourse.


The bacterium usually sits in the mucous membranes of the vagina, urethra and anus. Chlamydia is transmitted between people when the mucous membranes are going against each other. But also through semen and vaginal secretions.


It is rare to get Chlamydia in your throat if you have anus to mouth. The researchers do not yet know about Chlamydia can be transmitted from mouth to the genitals or vice versa. But if you want to be sure not to get infected, you should protect yourself even when you have anus to mouth.


Chlamydia infects not through clothes, towels or toilets, because the bacteria do not survive in the air.

How do you know you have Chlamydia?


Chlamydia often gives no symptoms at all. Therefore, you might not notice if you’ve got it. If you get symptoms they usually get about one to two weeks after you got infected. But they can come much later as well.


The most common symptoms is that it hurts when you urinate, or that you get vaginal discharge. Girls can get blood in their vaginal discharge and pain in the lower part of the stomach. Guys can get discharge from the urethra and pain in the scrotum.


If you have had anal sex can you get discharge from the anus.

If you think you have Chlamydia.


To find out if you have Chlamydia, you have to take a chlamydia test. The easiest and most anonymously way is to order a Chlamydia home test here at Delivery time for the test is around 2 days and the test result is visibly after 20 minutes.


If you are testing  too soon after you had unprotected sex, you may find that the test does not find the bacterium. Therefore, you should wait at least a week to test you if you had unprotected sex.


If you find out that the person you have had sex with have Chlamydia, you should test you directly.

Chlamydia and Pregnancy


If you do not detect Chlamydia in time and get antibiotic treatment, the fallopian tubes and epididymis can become inflamed. Then there’s the risk that they will be damaged and that you can later get it more difficult to have children.


The sooner you get treatment, the less is the risk of Chlamydia leads to inflammation and difficulty having a baby.

To get rid of chlamydia.


Chlamydia infections are treated with antibiotics. If you follow the advice you received and take your medication correct the Chlamydia infection will be cured.


While you eat antibiotics, do not have sex. It is because there is a risk of you infecting or gets infected by Chlamydia again. After the treatment, you can have sex as usual.


After treatment, you should test your self again  to make sure you that you still don’t have a Chlamydia infection present.

Protection against chlamydia.


For protection against chlamydia, you should use a condom if you have vaginal and anal sex. It is also good if you use sex toys as a dildo. Or you can wash the sex toy after they have been used.