Chlamydia The Silent Disease Facts you should know
Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States. On average 1-10 adolescent women tested, test positive for Chlamydia. Chlamydia often has no symptoms in men and women and according to the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) it is estimated that 4 million people are infected each year.
Chlamydia is a very treatable std and requires the use of antibiotics to treat it. Common symptoms include:
1. Discharge from lower region (men and women)
2. Painful intercourse (women)
3. Low-grade fever (women)
4. Pain or burning while urinating (men and women )
Chlamydia has symptoms much like those of gonorrhea. If you have these symptoms it is best that you see a physician right away. Even if you dont have these symptoms, its good to see a doctor. This reason is because it is possible that no symptoms may be present. The danger of Chlamydia if untreated can be serious. Untreated Chlamydia can lead to other problems such as pelvic inflammatory disease or PID. Chlamydia can also lead to infertility and premature births in women and sterility in men. ...