Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection. It can also be given to newborn children by moms who have a chlamydial infection during the last part of their pregnancy. Two of these types trigger lung infection in human beings are: chlamydophila pneumoniae and chlamydophila psittaci.
Because the cervix (opening to the uterus) of young females and teenage girls is not completely developed, they are at particularly high danger for infection if sexually active. Because chlamydia can be transferred by oral or anal sex, males who have sex with males are likewise at threat for chlamydial infection.
Since chlamydial infection does not make the majority of people ill, you can have it and unknown it. Those who do have signs might have an abnormal discharge (mucus or pus) from the vaginal area or penis or discomfort while urinating. These early signs might be extremely moderate. Signs normally appear within one to three weeks after being infected.
Chlamydia might also trigger arthritis; it is mortally in young males. About 15,000 males establish reactive arthritis due to chlamydia infection each year in the U.S.A.
Among these signs the typical signs are-.
* Dysuria (discomfort on urination).
* Cystitis (bladder infection).
* A thin vaginal discharge.
* Lower stomach pain.
* Mucopurulent cervicitis.
* Eye infections can happen in babies born to infected mothers.
* Gonorrhoea. dysuria and.
* A mucopurulent discharge.
If the results show you have a chlamydial infection, it is essential to tell anybody you have had sex with that you have this infection, so they can be treated too. All chlamydial infections need to be treated with prescription antibiotics. Sexually active individuals being treated for genital chlamydial infections should tell their sexual partners about the infection so that they can also receive antibiotic treatment.Newborns with chlamydial conjunctivitis may be treated with antibiotics at house.