Chlamydia is called the silent killer. After numerous studies it is estimated that each 100th person on the Earth has this bacterium in the body which is transmitted sexually.
It is believed that 1.8 million people in the US suffer from chlamydia, although officially registered 1.400.000. This means that around 400.000 people are at risk of contracting this sexually transmitted disease.
It is not always the patient’s fault that he didn’t seek medical help. Chlamydia usually does not give any obvious symptoms. For men, this disease rarely has serious consequences. However, it can easily be passed on to their partner.
Unfortunately, if women do not treat chlamydia for months or years, the bacteria can spread into the uterus and fallopian tubes. Ultimately, this can cause serious problems, such as reducing the birth rate or inflammation of the pelvis, followed by serious pain and spasms during urination.
Sometimes the cramps are a sign, but most often this disease makes no symptoms.
Also, if left untreated, the disease can weaken the immunity and patients become susceptible to HIV and other infections.
Chlamydia is easily diagnosed with just one medical examination and treatment with antibiotics will quickly resolve the issue.