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Chlamydia

Features/Symptoms

  • White/cloudy water discharge from penis;
  • Painful urination;
  • Painful testicles;
  • Asymptomatic, meaning no symptoms present;

Progression

Symptoms develop 1-3 weeks after infection. If left untreated, Chlamydia can cause severe infection of reproductive organs resulting in infertility.

Causes

Chlamydia is caused exposure to the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis.

Treatment/Management

Treatment of both parties with a course of antibiotics.