Awareness of Chlamydia

Incubation Period

In men, symptoms of infection begin to show within one to two weeks.

Transmission

It happens by intimate genital contact and through vaginal sex. Also, intimate skin contact such as dry humping, fondling, foreplay and genital-to-genital contact without penetration.

Symptoms

Chlamydia can grow in the male and female urethra (where you pee), as well as the eye. In women it can grow deep inside the pelvis. Symptoms range from no visible signs to a sparse, clear discharge from the urethra, redness and irritation of the affected area. In the eye, Chlamyda can cause redness and irritation.

Treatment

Chlamydia is easily treated with various antibiotics.

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