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Chlamydia and conjunctivitis

There is a condition known as Chlamydial Conjunctivitis; chlamydia is one of the most common secually transmitted infections (STIs) in the UK and is most common in young adults who are sexually active

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What is chlamydia?

Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted infection. It’s passed on through sexual contact but it often causes no symptoms so you might not know you have it. The infection is easy to treat and rarely leads to any health complications. 

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Is gonorrhoea treatment the same as chlamydia treatment?

Gonorrhea and chlamydia are two common sexually transmitted infections. They are both caused by bacteria and treated with the same type of antibiotics. In many cases, they don’t cause symptoms, especially with chlamydia, so it’s possible ...

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Painful sex in women

The medical term for painful sex is ‘dyspareunia’. Dyspareunia is a pain disorder described as recurrent or persistent pain during sexual intercourse. Sometimes women are also likely to report pain with other forms of penetration such as ...

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Chlamydia FAQs

Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the UK. It’s a bacterial infection which is passed on during unprotected sex or sexual contact with an infected partner. In most cases there are no symptoms so it’s po...

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What are the long-term effects of chlamydia?

Chlamydia is sexually transmitted infection and very common. It is passed on through unprotected sex and it’s more prevalent in young adults and teenagers under the age of 25. There are often no symptoms so it can go undiagnosed until either yo...

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Doxycycline: uses and side effects

Doxycycline is an antibiotic that is used to treat a number of different infections. It is a ‘broad spectrum antibiotic’ and has many uses, including treatment of chest infections, skin infections, urinary tract infections, dental and eye...

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How do you catch chlamydia?

Chlamydia is caused by small bacteria and is usually contracted through unprotected sex with someone who already has the infection. However there are other ways to catch Chlamydia: partaking in oral or anal sex with an infected partner, sharing unwas...