Chlamydia

Dom MacMillan

 

 

 

 How You Get It

-Chlamydia is contracted and spread by sexual contact

 

-Whether the contact is oral, or through intercourse, any sexual contact spreads Chlamydia

 

-You can contract Chlamydia through conaminated needles

How You Know You Have Chlamydia

-Symptoms of Chlamydia include pain in the eyes, lower abdomen, testicles, and vagina

 

 

-There can also be discharge or bleeding from the penis or vagina

 

 

-Discharge and spotting of the eyes are not uncommon factors of Chlamydia

 

 

-These symptims can occur during intercourse or urination

 

 

-A medical diagnosis and lab screening are required

 

 Can Chlamydia Be Cured?

-Chlamydia is a bacterial infection that can be cured

 

-Must be treated with the right medicine in order for curing to be possible

 

-With treatment, Chlamydia will resolve itself within day to weeks

Where Can You Get Treated for Chalydia?

-You can get tested for Chalmydia at an Infectious Disease Doctor, and Primary Care Provider(PCP), Urologist, or OBGYN

 

-Lebanon Family Health Services

 

-State Government Health Center(Lebanon, PA)

What Can Happen if You Don't Get Treated?

-If women leave Chlamydia untreated, it can spread to the uterus and fallopian tubes and cause Pelvic Inflammatory Disease(PID)

 

-Chlamydia will just keep spreading if not treated

Questions

-What are 2 ways Chlamydia can be contracted?

 

-What type of infection is Chlamydia?

 

-What must happen in order for Chalmydia to be cured?

 

-What are 2 symptoms of Chlamydia?