Chlamydia

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What is it?

  • One of the most common STI's in the UK. A sexually transmitted infection.

Causes

  • Unprotected sex
  • Passed through the mother during childbirth 

Symptoms 

  • Male - 
  • Pain whilst urinating 
  • Burning or itching in the urethra 
  • Pain or swelling in the testicles
  • Female - 
  • Pain when urinating 
  • Unusual vaginal discharge 
  • Pain in tummy or pelvis 

Physical Impacts 

  • Pain in tummy/pelvis (females) 
  • Pain in the testicles (males) 
  • Higher risk of ectopic pregnancy 
  • At risk of infertility if left untereated for too long 
  • May lead to peliv inflammatory disease 

Intellectual Impacts

  • Not affected however, will have an increased knowledge of the…

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