Symptoms of Chlamydia Disease
Symptomps of chlamydia often unseen. It makes the chlamydia trachomatis infection easily get spread without your awareness. The best thing that you can do is being more aware because the symptoms commonly appear around 1 up to 3 weeks after getting infected. However some people may do not get the symptoms untill several months later. The symptoms itself may dissapeared after few days but the infection still stay there and possible to pass on.
Symptoms of chlamydia in women
Symptom of this disease is different between man and woman. Woman with chlamydia commonly have abnormal vaginal discharge. The abnormalities here include the look, smell and feels. Beware of any smelly yellow and greenish color of vaginal discharge because it may the sign of the infection presence. Burning sensation when urinating is another symptom that commonly appear. It may happen if chlamydia trachomatis infect the urethra area. This will make you urgently and often need to urinate with discomfort feeling.
Different symptoms of chlamydia infection can be seen in the rectum and abdominal area. When it is attack your rectum then you may feel the pain, bleeding and abnormal discharge. Lower abdominal will also get pain attack when you have this bacteria infection. If chlamydia trachomatis attack the cervix area, there will be inflammation on the cervix and make it more sensitive. You will feel the pain during sexual intercourse and even bleeding afterward.
Without proper treatment, the infection can spread into the womb and causing pelvic inflammatory disease which may lead into ectopic pregnancy and infertility in women. The risk is getting higher when you are pregnant since you may pass it on your baby. The baby then may get eye or lung infection. Moreover, the risk of premature birth, miscarriage and low birth weight also possible to happen. The symptoms of chlamydia as explained above is different in men.
Symptoms of chlamydia in men
In men, chlamydia symptom including painful feeling when urinate and abnormal discharge such as white, watery and cloudy discharge from penis tip. Burning feeling and itchy will affect the urethra while testicle will also feel the pain. Without proper treatment, infection may causing swelling in the epididymis and testicles that may lead into infertility. Another possible complication that caused by left untreated chlamydia is reactive arthritis. It makes the joints, eyes and urethra get the inflammation. That is why it is important to get tested when you have symptoms of chlamydia.