Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases, the causative agents of which are chlamydia bacteria, while the genitals, urethra, rectum are affected.

More than a third of women and men of active sexual age suffer from chlamydia, infection, as a rule, occurs during genital-genital and genital-anal sexual acts, domestic infection can be practically excluded, since chlamydia does not find living conditions in the external environment. If a pregnant woman suffers from this disease, the infection will be transmitted to her child during childbirth, leading to serious complications.

The incubation period lasts 1-3 weeks, while the disease is often asymptomatic, and the severity depends on the location of the lesion, the time that has passed since infection, the presence of concomitant diseases, as well as on the general condition of the body and its individual characteristics.

Symptoms of chlamydia


The most characteristic symptoms of chlamydia are:

Pain in the lower abdomen, shingles

Itching, burning

Discharge from the rectum, urethra or vagina

Painful sexual intercourse, urination.

Progressive disease:

If you do not pay due attention to your health and do not consult a specialist, chlamydia turns into a chronic form, causing a number of complications, the most frequent of which are inflammatory processes of the genitals, fraught with infertility. In the case of prolonged uncontrolled course, the disease also affects the eyes and joints. To avoid undesirable consequences, it is important to visit a doctor in a timely manner and undergo the necessary course of treatment.