What is it?
It is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the Chlamydia Trachomatis bacterium. It is transmitted through unprotected (vaginal / anal / oral) intercourse and mainly affects women.
What are the symptoms?
It is a silent infection or characterized by mild symptoms. In women some symptoms are:
- Intermenstrual bleeding or after sexual intercourse
- Yellowish vaginal discharge
- Urinary burning
- Pain during sexual intercourse
- When untreated, it can spread to the fallopian tubes and cause infertility in women
How to prevent it?
- There is no vaccine that protects against chlamydia.
- It is important to always use condoms when having sex and undergo regular checkups
How is it treated?
For the diagnosis it is necessary to make a cervical and / ovaginal swab.
It can be easily treated through the use of antibiotics.
If you have symptoms, call us for advice
+41 (0)76 458 3870
+41 (0)79 547 3303
+41 (0)76 459 6007