What is Chlamydial Urethritis?


Clamydia infection is the most common sexually transmitted illness. It is caused by the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis and it infects more often young people who have an intense sexual life and mainly multiple partners. he name of this bacteria derives from the ancient greek word "χλαμύδα" (which means "mantle") because of its form, since it [...]

What is Chlamydial Urethritis?2018-12-07T09:37:22+02:00

What are the symptoms in men and women?


Clamydia infection is characterized as" silent epidemic ", because in a great number of patients it is asymptomatic. Especially in women the disease shows no symptoms at 70 -80% of the cases and for this it can be diagnosed long after the infection. Initially it causes cervicitis and then it can spread to the tubes [...]

What are the symptoms in men and women?2018-12-07T09:15:21+02:00

What is the cure and how important is timely treatment?


Chlamydia can be treated with bacteriostatic antibiotics: macrolides (Azithromycin, Clarithromycin, Erythromycin et al.) or Tetracyclines (Doxycycline, Tetracycline et al.), while in pregnant and breastfeeding women mainly Erythromycin or alternative Amoxicillin are recommended. As a rule, it is recommended that both partners be treated. If the disease is not treated, it can cause serious reproductive and [...]

What is the cure and how important is timely treatment?2018-12-07T09:14:11+02:00

What can we do for prevention?


Because of the high rate of asymptomatic cases, screening must depend on the appearance of symptoms. People with intense sexual life and multiple partners must be screened annually, so that eventual infection can be diagnosed early. Screening in men is done by taking material from urethra discharges and in women by taking cervical or urethral [...]

What can we do for prevention?2018-12-07T08:56:56+02:00
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