Chlamydia – Trachomatis

What are?

 

They are infections caused by bacteria that live inside cells.

 

How do they manifest themselves?

 

Often without symptoms, after 1-3 weeks it can give infections to the genital tract.
In men and women: burning to urinate, secretions from the penis, abdominal pain, involvement of the uterus resulting in sterility (chronic infection). In pregnancy, possible miscarriage.

 

How are they transmitted?

 

With unprotected sex.

 

Diagnosis

 

With a specific swab of genital secretions or on a urine sample.

 

Treatment

 

With antibiotics.