WHAT IS CHLAMYDIA?    A bacterial sexually transmitting infection (STI).          HOW DO YOU GET CHLAMYDIA?     During vag...
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Chlamydia is the 2nd most common STD on college campuses

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About Chlamydia

  1. 1. WHAT IS CHLAMYDIA? A bacterial sexually transmitting infection (STI).     HOW DO YOU GET CHLAMYDIA?  During vaginal, anal, or oral sex.      SYMPTOMS:  No symptoms for most. For others, 1‐3 weeks after initial  infection.  SYMPTOMS IN WOMEN: abnormal vaginal discharge,  burning sensation when urinating, abdominal pain, low back  pain, nausea, fever, pain during intercourse, and bleeding  between menstrual periods.    SYMPTOMS IN MEN: discharge or itching from opening of   penis, a burning sensation while urinating. Pain and swelling  in testicles is also an uncommon symptom.    DIAGNOSIS:  A urine test or sample from the infected area.    TREATMENT:  Antibiotics. All sexual partners should be evaluated, tested,  and treated.    PREVENTION:  Use of condoms during sex. Abstinence.    UNH Health Services offers Chlamydia testing and  treatment.  Call 862‐2856 to schedule an appointment.   www.unh.edu/health‐services 

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