Researchers suggest infertile women be tested for multiple bacterial
agents, especially Chlamydia trachomatis, Ureaplasma urealyticum and
Epididymitis is the inflammation of the tube connecting the vas deferens and testicle. Sexually transmitted infections like chlamydia and gonorrhea can cause inflammation and reduction in reproductive function.
The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) estimates that
more than 750,000 women suffer from pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).
PID affects reproductive organs, including the fallopian tubes and
uterus as a result of bacterial infection.
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a medical term used to describe an
infection that affects reproductive organs. The condition can be
diagnosed independently or as a symptom of sexually transmitted diseases
like gonorrhea and chlamydia.
Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection by the Chlamydia trachomatis organism that may be passed from the mother to the infant during childbirth. The risk of passing chlamydia to an infant when the infant comes in contact with the birth canal is about 20- to 40-percent.
What are the symptoms of Chlamydia?
STD prevention is easy: don’t have unprotected sex. The easiest and most effective preventative tactic is the use of condoms. Men have the power to reduce the number of people dying every year due to STDs.
An infection during pregnancy is different from when you are not pregnant - it can affect the pregnant woman as well as the developing fetus inside the uterus.
Intrauterine or perinatally transmitted STDs can have fatal or severely debilitating effects on a fetus. The following are the CDC (Centers for Diseases Control) recommendations for screening of pregnant women for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
Can babies get infected?
If you have chlamydial infection, take all of the prescribed medicine, even after symptoms disappear. If the symptoms do not disappear within one to two weeks after finishing the medicine, go to your doctor or clinic again.
A chlamydia infection is caused by Chlamydia trachomatis bacteria. It is the most common sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the U.S.
What are the effects of an untreated chlamydia infection?
A vaginal discharge could be normal, but it can also be caused by a vaginal infection.