Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease. It is caused by bacteria called Chlamydia trachomatis. It can infect both men and women. Women can get chlamydia in the cervix, rectum, or throat. Men can get chlamydia in the urethra inside the penis, rectum, or throat. You can get chlamydia during oral, vaginal, or anal sex with someone who has the infection. A woman can also pass chlamydia to her baby during childbirth. If you’ve had chlamydia and were treated in the past, you can get re-infected if you have unprotected sex with someone who has it. Chlamydia is more common in young people, especially young women.
In men, untreated chlamydia can who have sex with men are also at risk since testicles and anal sex. According to a report, over cause urethral infection and complications such as swollen and tender. Gay, bisexual, and other men.
If left untreated, it can cause painful complications and serious health problems. Signs and symptoms can show up 1—3 weeks after coming into contact with chlamydia, many months later, or not until the infection spreads to other parts of your body. You might notice. There are rarely any symptoms if the infection is in the rectum back passage but it may cause discomfort and discharge. Anyone can get chlamydia. You could still have chlamydia even if a partner has tested negative. In people with chlamydia, the bacteria are most commonly found in the cervix entrance to the uterus — womb and urethra tube where urine comes out. The bacteria can also infect the throat and rectum back passage.