Chlamydia Infection - How To Prevent, Spot The Symptoms To Treat The Chlamydia

Chlamydia - (on June 17, 2015 10:08 AM)

These days, the chlamydia infection is one of the most common STI (sexually transmitted infection) in the United States. Chlamydia infection spreads easily among people through unprotected anal, vaginal or oral sexual contact because it often does not cause any symptoms in both men and women and they pass it over unknowingly.


 

This makes it very important for people to know about the chlamydia infection so that they can take preventive measures and even if they contract the chlamydia infection they know how to get rid off it as soon as possible because untreated chlamydia can cause trachoma, psittacosis, and inflammation of the urethra.

 

This article will help you gather all the information on the chlamydia infection, help you understand the steps you need to follow to prevent the chlamydia infection, will make you aware about the symptoms of the chlamydia infection so that you can spot them and will guide you about the treatment of the chlamydia infection as well.

 

Prevention From Chlamydia Infection

 

Just like all STIs a person needs to take care of a few simple things to prevent the chlamydia infection. The chlamydia infection can be prevented by following these tips:

 

  • Clean Up Thoroughly Before and After Having Sex

  • Using Protection While Having Sex

  • Do Not Share Sexual Toys and Undergarments

  • Learn About Your Sexual Partners Health

  • Avoid Drugs And Alcohol

 

 

Symptoms Of Chlamydia Infection

The symptoms of chlamydia infection are different in both men and women and they are:

 

Symptoms Of Chlamydia In Men

 

  • Pain In The Testicles

  • Thick Discharge From The Penis

  • Feeling Pain and A Burning Sensation During Urination

  • Anal Itching

  • Sore throat and Fever

 

Symptoms Of Chlamydia In Women

 

  • Feeling Pain and A Burning Sensation During Urination

  • Feeling Pain In The Lower Abdomen

  • Painful While Having Sex

  • Abnormal Vaginal Discharge

  • Bleeding Abnormally During Period and While Having Sex

  • Anal Itching

  • Sore Throat and Fever

 

Treatment Of Chlamydia Infection

 

If a person gets infected with the chlamydia infection the treatment needs to start immediately to stop the infection from spreading. A person can get rid off the chlamydia within weeks if proper treatment is provided. A person who has chlamydia is advised to seek advise from a doctor or a medical health advisor about how to get rid off the chlamydia infection. The chlamydia infection is treated with the help of antibiotics such as;

 

  • Clarithromycin

  • Levofloxacin

  • Ofloxacin

  • Tetracycline

  • Erythromycin

  • Azithromycin

  • Doxycycline

  • Ciprofloxacin

 

To diagnose the chlamydia infection in a person a doctor or a medical health advisor performs a physical examination with the purpose of spotting any symptoms of the chlamydia infection or they can advise that person to get tested for chlamydia. Based on these results the doctor or the medical health advisor prescribes these antibiotics to the person that has the chlamydia infection.


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