Category: chlamydia

Which Cities Have The Highest STD Infection Rates?

When it comes to sexual education, the US ranks behind a lot of other developed nations. The Guttmacher Institute released a report last year, saying that the rate of abortion and teen pregnancy in the US rank among the highest in the developed world. The lack of quality sex education in the United States helps explains […]


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 get Chlamydia from oral sex? The short answer is, “Yes.” The act of oral sex can and is responsible for the transmission and spread of many types of STD’s. The three most common STD’s that are transmitted by oral sex are Chlamydia, Syphilis, and Gonorrhea. In 2016, according to the CDC chlamydia was […]


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, […]


The History of Chlamydia

Also known as Chlamydia Trachomatis, this genital infection is known as one of the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infections on a worldwide level. According to the World Health Organization’s Chlamydia statistics (1999), the estimate is set at 92 million and growing. This is a terrifying number that needs to be reduced as soon as […]