Prevent Chlamydia STD | Symptoms, Treatments & 6 Tips To Avoid Chlamydia

Chlamydia - (on May 08, 2015 03:04 AM)

The chlamydia STD is a bacterial infection that spreads usually by unprotected sex. This bacteria is called the chlamydia bacteria which is why the chlamydia STD is also known as the chlamydia bacteria infection.


Research made by the CDC (center for disease control) of the United States indicates that each year the chlamydia STD victimizes over 3 million Americans. These statistics make the chlamydia STD the number one most common sexually transmitted disease among the Americans.


People from all ages are vulnerable to the chlamydia STD but it is common among young women. The bacteria of the chlamydia STD usually hides in the semen, blood, fluids released by the body and sometimes in the saliva as well. This is why is spreads easily through unprotected sexual contact be it anal, vaginal or oral. Another reason the chlamydia STD spreads easily is that after being infected with this disease many people do not show any symptoms.


Now we will study about the symptoms of the chlamydia STD so that we can identify the infection for a timely diagnosis.



Symptoms Of Chlamydia STD

It is rare that to see the symptoms of the chlamydia STD in its victims and they also vary depending on the gender so in order to have a better idea about the symptoms of the chlamydia STD we need to study about them according to the gender.



Symptoms Of Chlamydia STD In Men

  • Painful urination

  • Pain in the testicles

  • White or cloudy discharge from the penis

  • Fever


Symptoms Of Chlamydia STD In Women

  • Painful urination

  • Pain in the lower abdomen

  • Pain in the vagina

  • Painful sexual intercourse

  • Bleeding from the vagina

  • Abnormal vaginal discharge

  • Fever


Now that we know about the symptoms of the chlamydia STD we shall study about its treatment.


Treatment Of The Chlamydia STD:

After lab tests or imaging if the chlamydia STD is diagnosed it can be medically treated successfully within weeks by a doctor with the help of antibiotics. The antibiotics that are usually prescribed by a doctor for its treatment are Clarithromycin also called Biaxin, Levofloxacin, Ofloxacin, Azithromycin also called Zithromax), Tetracycline, Erythromycin also known as the Ery-Tab, Doxycycline aslo called Vibramycin and Ciprofloxacin known as Cipro.


Now that we know about the treatment of the chlamydia STD we shall some tips which are useful in avoiding the chlamydia STD.




Tips To Avoid The Chlamydia STD:

  1. Always use latex condom protection while having sex

  2. Always clean your body parts in and out before and after having sex

  3. Never share undergarments or towels

  4. Avoid alcohol and drugs and even if you do drugs do not do a drug overdose

  5. Verify the health of your partner

  6. Get tested


If you follow these tips you can surely prevent yourself from the chlamydia STD.


With this study on the chlamydia STD we can conclude that we can easily prevent ourselves from the chlamydia STD. On top of that we also learn that even though the infection is a common one, a person can get rid off the chlamydia STD with the help of antibiotics prescribed by a doctor successfully.

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