Learn More About Chlamydia
Chlamydia is a well-known infection that primarily affects the genital area but it can also present itself in the throat, a condition known as pharyngeal chlamydia or, in more common terms, oral chlamydia. Chlamydia in the throat typically results from performing oral sex on someone who has chlamydia. Most of the time, the infection does… Continue reading Chlamydia in the Throat: Symptoms, Risks, Causes & Treatment
Jessica Guht Feb. 08, 2023
Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) that can often be difficult to spot due to its lack of symptoms. One of the most common symptoms of chlamydia is a change in your vaginal discharge. While discharge is a normal bodily function, changes in color, consistency, and odor can be an indication of an infection.… Continue reading Chlamydia Discharge Color: What Does It Look Like?
Jessica Guht Nov. 14, 2022
If you’re experiencing uncomfortable symptoms such as burning or pain when urinating or pain during sex then you may be wondering if you have an STD such as Chlamydia. You might also be thinking back to your sexual activity and wondering if it’s even possible to have it if you use a condom. Take the… Continue reading Can You Get Chlamydia With a Condom?
Jessica Guht Oct. 10, 2022
It can be concerning whenever something doesn’t feel right “down there.” Whether there is itching, burning, or an unusual discharge, you know something is going on, but you might not be sure what. Chlamydia and yeast infections are two conditions that can affect the genitals, and they have many similarities regarding symptoms. Treatment between the… Continue reading Chlamydia vs Yeast Infection: What’s the Difference?
Jessica Guht Oct. 06, 2022
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are more common than most people think, with two of the most common STIs being chlamydia and gonorrhea. What makes these two infections so common is that, in many cases, they do not cause symptoms. However, even when symptoms are present, they can be similar, despite the infections themselves coming from… Continue reading Chlamydia vs Gonorrhea: What’s the Difference?
Jessica Guht Oct. 03, 2022
If you or your partner has been recently diagnosed with chlamydia, you may wonder how long it will take to go away, and when you will be able to have sex again. With antibiotic treatment, chlamydia should go away in 1-2 weeks. However, because chlamydia may often have no symptoms, research has found that it is possible… Continue reading How Long Does It Take for Chlamydia to Go Away?
Emily Maeve Milord Aug. 22, 2022
Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases. Statistics from the CDC indicate that there are approximately 4 million cases of chlamydia in the US every year. The infection is most prevalent in young adults. Over 60% of new infections occur in 15-24-year-olds. Chlamydia is spread through oral sex and sexual intercourse. Anyone… Continue reading How Long Can Chlamydia Be Dormant?
Jessica Guht Aug. 01, 2022
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as chlamydia often share some symptoms. For example, both may cause pain when urinating. This can make it difficult to know whether you have a UTI or if you could have chlamydia or another STI. The only way to know for sure is usually to… Continue reading UTI vs Chlamydia: How to Tell the Difference?
Jessica Guht Jul. 11, 2022
Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by the Chlamydia trachomatis bacteria. Chlamydia can affect anyone who is sexually active, regardless of gender. Chlamydia is contracted through sexual contact and is transmitted through semen and vaginal discharge. You cannot catch chlamydia from kissing alone. You should always contact a doctor if you suspect you… Continue reading Can You Get Chlamydia From Kissing?
Emily Maeve Milord Jul. 11, 2022
Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the chlamydia trachomatis bacteria. It is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States. The treatment for chlamydia is antibiotics because it is caused by a bacteria. Antibiotics cannot be purchased over the counter and require a prescription from a licensed healthcare provider. Chlamydia needs… Continue reading How to Cure Chlamydia Without Going to the Doctor?
Victoria Fanslau Mar. 21, 2022