Essay On Chlamydia

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Chlamydia is a Sexually Transmitted disease (STD) that can infect both men and women and in which is found more commonly in women then in men. Chlamydia is a bacterial disease that is spread by having unprotected vaginal, anal, or oral sex and this disease can cause serious, permanent damage to a women’s reproductive system. Men rarely have health problems when they are infected. The disease can also spread to the eyes as well and into the mouth, this happens from oral sex. New Mexico department of health, chlamydia is ranked 4th in the nation in 2013 and also has a high percentage of 62% between the ages of 15-24. Chlamydia is commonly found among African Americans, African Indian’s, and Hispanic populations. Chlamydia can be transmitted only be have sexual contact with someone already with the disease, also known as a carrier. There are patients that can go on with life not knowing that they have the disease or and symptoms of having chlamydia. Chlamydia can also be transmitted through the anus by having anal sex. Pregnant women can also spread the disease to…show more content…
There are two different treatments, the first one is just one antibiotic pill you would take right away and the other is you can take the antibiotics for seven days. The treatments options must be discussed with your doctor to find the right treatment for you. It is important to take all the medication your doctor has prescribed to you so that the infection is comply gone. Never share you medication with anyone else do to the prescription is your dosage and the other person may require a different treatment or dosage. It is common to catch chlamydia again after being treated do to having unprotected sex. If you have sex with different partners you should have yourself tested again even if your partners has been tested. If you want to stop the spread of chlamydia or any other STD then always get tested yearly and always use a

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