The facts about Chlamydia, what it is, how to prevent it, and how to treat it
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Are there any symptoms?

Chlamydia in the vagina, rectum (bum), and throat usually has no symptoms, but if they do occur they can include: 

In the vagina

  • Unusual discharge (fluid)
  • Pain when urinating
  • Pain in the lower belly
  • Pain during sex
  • Bleeding between periods or after sex

In the rectum (bum)

  • Discharge (fluid), bleeding or pain

In the throat

  • Chlamydia is rare and causes no symptoms

Chlamydia in the penis only has symptoms about 50% of the time, if they do occur they can include: 

In the penis

  • Burning or pain when urinating
  • Clear or whitish discharge (fluid)
  • Soreness or itching at the urethra (opening of the penis)
  • Pain and swelling in the testicles (balls)


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