Chlamydia, Urinary tract infections-like PMS
In addition to HIV-AIDS, gonorrhea, or syphilis, still there are many sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) that you should be aware of. One is chlamydia. Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease. The disease is caused by a bacterium infection called Chlamydia trachomatis. Approximately 23% of the female population in India is reported to have been infected with the disease.
Chlamydia unfortunately not only infect the genitals but also the urinary tract. That is why this disease is often diagnosed initially to be a urinary tract infection. As reported by healthmeup.com, here are some symptoms of chlamydia that you should know.
Pain in the vagina
Both men and women, will experience a burning feeling when they urinate. In men, the disease will lead to painful swelling of the testicles and anus. If left untreated, it can further cause pelvic inflammatory disease.
In pregnant women, chlamydia disease is capable of causing an ectopic pregnancy or a pregnancy outside the uterus. If the new baby is born, it will lead to eye infections and pneumonia.
Symptoms of chlamydia are not detectable from the beginning. Therefore, when you find that there are suspicious symptoms on your reproductive organs, then immediately contact the nearest health expert.