Category: chlamydia

How Chlamydia Avoids the Immune System

Chlamydia or Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common sexually transmitted infection on a worldwide level. At this point, 7-8% of UK people aged under 25 are infected with the bacteria. Furthermore, 70% of all infected women and 50% of men with the infection do not experience any symptoms when infected. Therefore, the risk of getting […]

Which State Has the Highest STD Rates

Sexually transmitted diseases are dangerous and most importantly, everywhere. However, there are those countries where people are most careless about their sexual health and where STDs spread like the plague. According to estimates, treating STDs in the US costs the country $16 billion every year. At this point, there are approximately 30 million infections being […]

Which Cities Have The Most Chlamydia Infections?

Over the years, healthcare providers have tested thousands of people across the U.S, and millions of them around the world. Such testing allows professionals to keep track of statistics, pinpointing the locations that have the most STD diagnosis. If you are also located in the US and wonder what cities have the most STIs, this […]

STD Demographics: Who’s At Risk for STDs?

Anyone can become infected with a sexually transmitted disease, but certain people are at higher risk than others. These groups include gay, bisexual men and young people, as well as those who have sex with different partners. Who’s Most at Risk for Acquiring STDs? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that every […]

Is There a Link Between Chlamydia and Cervical Cancer?

Chlamydia is the most common known sexually transmitted disease in the US, with more than one million new cases reported in 2011. This infection affects both women and men and is transmitted through sexual contact. In many cases, chlamydia does not come with visible symptoms, but can still be easily treated with antibiotics. In the […]

Chlamydia and Infertility

With nearly three million Americans infected every year, chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted infection. This infection can be transmitted through vaginal, anal and oral sex and can affect both men and women’s fertility. What is the cause of chlamydia, how can you protect yourself and what is the best treatment?   Cause and […]

Chlamydia in the United States

According to the Center for Disease Control, a 2016 study of sexually active adults yielded some of the most surprising information in nearly a decade with respect to the spreading, contracting, and treatment of Chlamydia. The CDC studied Gonorrhea, Syphilis and Chlamydia. To nobody’s astonishment, Gonorrhea and Syphilis exhibited substantial increases; however the largest increase […]

Chlamydia And Australia: How Our Friends Down Under Are Doing With STDs

The ‘Land Down Under’ is facing a public health crisis. The levels of Chlamydia being reported across Australia have medical professionals worried about an impending wave of infertility present among younger Australians.  Last year, according to public health officials, over 85,000 young adults in Australia tested positive for at least one sexually transmitted disease.  What […]

Oral Chlamydia: Can Chlamydia infect your mouth?

Can I have Chlamydia of the mouth? The answer to this question is a resounding “Yes.” Many sexually transmitted diseases and sexually transmitted infections can be transmitted via oral sex. The “big three” common std’s Chlamydia, Syphilis and Gonorrhea are easily transferable between partners via oral sex. So how can this happen? It’s quite simple […]

What is Chlamydial Conjunctivitis?

In most cases unexpectedly, the bacteria Chlamydia can manifest in the person’s eye. And even though each infection involves a different bacteria subtype, it can manifest in both the inclusion conjunctivitis and trachoma form. What is Chlamydial Conjunctivitis? Chlamydial conjunctivitis is swelling and redness of the membrane that lines the inside of a person’s eyelid, […]