Chlamydia

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Define chlamydia
STI of the male and female sex organs . Transmitted from person to person during sex. Caused by a bacteria.
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Give 4 symptoms of chlamydia in women
Pain when urinating, change in vaginal discharge, pain in lower abdomen, bleeding/ pain during sex.
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Give 3 symptoms of chlamydia in men
Pain when urinating, discharge from the penis, pain in the testicles.
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How is chlamydia treated?
Usually treated with antibiotics, partner will need to be tested, shouldn't need a follow up test.
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Give two reasons why a doctor or nurse will advise a follow up test?
If the patient is pregnant, if the patient didn't take their medication properly.
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Give 3 physical impacts of having chlamydia on the patient
Can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease, arthritis, infertility and ectopic pregnancy.
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Give 2 intellectual impacts of having chlamydia on the patient
Can be distracted at work/ school, will become educated about sexual health.
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Give 2 emotional impacts of having chlamydia on the patient
Embarrassed about the stigma attached to having an STI, may be worried about test results.
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Give 2 social impacts of having chlamydia on the patient
Will have to abstain from sex causing a strain on relationships, their partner will have to get tested.
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Give two financial impacts of having chlamydia
Will have to pay for medication, may have to take unpaid time off work to go to the clinic
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Give 4 symptoms of chlamydia in women

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Pain when urinating, change in vaginal discharge, pain in lower abdomen, bleeding/ pain during sex.

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Give 3 symptoms of chlamydia in men

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How is chlamydia treated?

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Give two reasons why a doctor or nurse will advise a follow up test?

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