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Chlamydia Tablets & Medications

Chlamydia Tablets and Medications

STI treatments 

Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted infection which can affect both men and women.  A large proportion of individuals who are infected are unaware they have the infection as it has little or no side effects.  Medicines2u offer a complete treatment to help with the infection.  

Chlamydia Tablets and Medications

STI treatments 

Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted infection which can affect both men and women.  A large proportion of individuals who are infected are unaware they have the infection as it has little or no side effects.  Medicines2u offer a complete treatment to help with the infection.  

What is Chlamydia?

Chlamydia is a STI (Sexually Transmitted Infection) and is contracted through having unprotected sexual intercourse.  Patients usually experience little or no symptoms but can cause serious complications if not treated.   Chlamydia is caused by a bacterium known as chlamydia trachomatis; it affects both men and women.  Women will experience infections in the womb or uterus whereas men will most likely experience infections in the urethra.  In rare cases chlamydia can cause infections in the throat and lungs. 

 

How do I know if I have Chlamydia?

Chlamydia is mostly contracted through unprotected sex with an infected party by way of exchanging bodily fluids such as semen or vaginal fluid.  Chlamydia is a very common STI.  Chlamydia tends not to show any symptoms in most patients and can lie dormant for a long period of time; however most common symptoms can develop over a period of 1 to 2 weeks. Individuals who have a very active sexual lifestyle where intercourse is occurring with multiple partners are prone to contracting chlamydia, it is advisable to use protection as much as possible. 

 

What are the common symptoms relating to chlamydia?

Seeking treatment as soon as possible is crucial as it can cause long term damage to the male and female reproductive organs.   Although symptoms will not always show immediately if you suspect you could have come into contact with someone who is infected it is important to get tested straight away or seek treatment.   Some common symptoms associated with chlamydia in women are:

  • • Pain during urinating or abdominal pain
  • • Vaginal discharge
  • • Bleeding from the vagina during sex which causes pain and discomfort
  • • Burning sensation when urinating

Common symptoms relating to chlamydia in men are:

  • • Pain or a burning sensation when urinating
  • • Discharge from the penis
  • • Pain in the genital area

 

 What is the diagnosis for Chlamydia?

Getting tested for STI’s can always feel like a daunting task, however it is a painless and quick process. You can do this by visiting your local GP or sexual health clinic, where you will be asked to give a urine test or a swab test. If you do not wish to visit any of the locations a home test kit is also available. If you believe you have come into contact with anyone while being infected it is important to inform these individuals of this information and advise them to get tested also. 

 

What is the treatment for Chlamydia?

If you receive confirmation you have contracted chlamydia it is important to abstain from any sexual activity as there will be a risk of passing this infection to another person.  The treatment for chlamydia must be started straight way and taken for the whole course of the medication in order to eradicate any signs of infection.  Here at Medicines2u we offer an effective treatment which consists of a strong antibiotic called Azithromycin 500mg which will clear up any infection relating to chlamydia.