Symptoms in women include If the chlamydia infects the rectum (in men or women), it can cause rectal pain, discharge, and/or bleeding. Your health care provider may ask you to provide a urine sample.
For women, providers sometimes use (or ask you to use) a cotton swab to get a sample from your vagina to test for chlamydia.
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Antibiotics cannot repair any permanent damage that the disease has caused.
To prevent spreading the disease to your partner, you should not have sex until the infection has cleared up.
Sometimes it can infect the epididymis (the tube that carries sperm).It is common to get a repeat infection, so you should get tested again about three months after treatment.The only sure way to prevent chlamydia is to not have vaginal, anal, or oral sex.Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease.It is caused by bacteria called Chlamydia trachomatis. Women can get chlamydia in the cervix, rectum, or throat.