Photos of symptoms and signs of chlamydia in men
Chlamydia refers to diseases that affect various systems of the body. Urogenital chlamydia in men – it is the pathology of inflammatory nature, affecting the entire urinary system and can only be detected using specific methods. One of the characteristic symptoms – glassy discharge from the urethra. Any type of chlamydia trachomatis gives complications, the most typical is: neurochemicals, inflammation in the urogenital organs, diseases of the joints, cardiovascular system, impotence, infertility.
Chlamydia trachomatis – microscopic bacteria, is capable of long time to be in cells in a latent state. By reducing the immunity it actively multiplies, causing the typical symptoms that characterize the type of pathology. There are 15 known types of chlamydia, the main route of transmission – sexual, in some cases household occurs or during childbirth (transmission to the neonate).
The incubation period – 1-2 weeks, rarely up to a month.
Urogenital chlamydia in men are very common today, due to the lack of a culture of sexual relationships among people 20-40 years of age and in adolescents.
Annually, chlamydia affects about 100 million people, and is often combined with other STDs: ureaplasmosis, gardnerellosis, trichomoniasis, syphilis, gonorrhea. Treatment is long and complex.