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Featured Chlamydia Articles
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Descriptions of Featured Chlamydia Articles
Chlamydia is an STD that is often unknowingly passed to others through sexual contact. As this eMedTV Web article explains, there are usually no symptoms. However, the disease is often fully curable if diagnosed and treated early.
- Chlamydia Symptoms
If chlamydia symptoms appear at all, they are often mild and occur within 1 to 3 weeks after being infected. This eMedTV Web page contains a list of other symptoms and explains what happens when chlamydia is left untreated.
- Chlamydia Treatment
Prompt chlamydia treatment can cure the infection and lower risks of developing serious complications. As this eMedTV article explains, the most effective treatment is antibiotics, such as azithromycin or doxycycline, which should be taken until gone.
- Chlamydia Testing
As this eMedTV segment explains, testing for chlamydia should be conducted at least annually to lower risks of getting or transmitting the STD. This article takes a look at testing for this disease and describes the dangers of untreated infections.
- Symptoms of Chlamydia
Men and women have somewhat similar symptoms of chlamydia. The information in this eMedTV article covers all possible chlamydia symptoms for both men and women, such as burning sensations and discharge, and stresses the importance of seeing a doctor.
- What Is Chlamydia?
Many people have heard of the term chlamydia, but what is it exactly? This section of the eMedTV library offers a detailed overview of this common sexually transmitted disease, with information on symptoms, treatment, complications, and more.
- Chlamydia Signs and Symptoms
Typical chlamydia signs and symptoms include discharge from the penis or vagina, and pain during urination. This eMedTV article offers a list of chlamydia signs and symptoms in both men and women.
- Treatment for Chlamydia
As explained in this eMedTV selection, chlamydia treatment should be obtained promptly to increase the chances of fully curing the infection. This article takes a look at various types of treatment and offers tips on where to get help.
- Chlamydia in Pregnancy
As this eMedTV page explains, chlamydia can lead to complications if you are pregnant. This article further discusses pregnancy and chlamydia, including information on potential dangers for the mother and the child.
- Information on How to Prevent Chlamydia
This eMedTV page offers information on how to prevent chlamydia, such as always using a condom. By knowing information on how to prevent chlamydia, you can better protect yourself and understand the risks of disease.