Is Chlamydia Contagious? (Symptoms and Transmission) Center

Chlamydia is a sexually tranmistted disease (STD) that is contagious. Chlaymida is spread through sexual contact (You cannot get chlamyidia from kissing or sharing utensils or drinks.). Chlamydia is the most common STD in the U.S. The incubation period for chlamydia ranges from days to months, and the contagious period ends seven days after patients begin treatment. Chlamydia signs and symptoms may include:

  • painful urination,
  • rectal irritation (proctitis),
  • eye infections,
  • and infertility.
Women can also develop Read more: Is Chlamydia Contagious? (Symptoms and Transmission) Article


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