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Something Important About Chlamydia in Men - By Judy Mayer

As people's concept about sex becomes more and more open, many males and females have infected with sexual transmitted disease like Chlamydia infection. Because the symptom of this disease is unnoticeable within one to three weeks, many patients have missed the best time of getting a treatment which resulting in increasing the difficulty in radically curing. Therefore, it's significant for patients to attach great importance to the self-diagnosis of the disease.

How to test chlamydia infection in men?

1. Take note if you experience a burning or stinging sensation when you urinate. This is one of the most commonly reported symptoms of chlamydia.
2. Take your temperature if you seem to have a fever. Fever is often present in active chlamydia infections. However, since fever is associated with so many other conditions, you should be on the lookout for other chlamydia symptoms as well.
3.Know that if your testicles become swollen and/or painful, you may have chlamydia. This symptom usually appears in the mid to later stages of chlamydia.
4. Recognize any unusual discharge . Discharge that is runny, cloudy, a strange color or that smells bad is a typical symptom of chlamydia in men.
5. Know when you last had sexual intercourse. Symptoms of chlamydia usually begin to appear within 1 to 3 weeks of having sex with an infected partner.
6. Be aware that oral chlamydia can result in a sore throat and anal chlamydia can cause swelling of the rectum.

Something about chlamydia infection you should pay attention.
If you have sexually activities with more than one partner at a time, you should consider getting tested for chlamydia every 3 to 6 months.
Be aware that nearly fifty percent of men who have an active chlamydia infection have no symptoms at all. This makes having an annual physical exam and testing for Chlamydia are very important.
Untreated chlamydia can cause scarring of the testes in men. This scarring can lead to infertility. Infertility due to chlamydia can happen fairly quickly, usually within 6 to 8 weeks of spreading the infection.

Treatment for curing Chlamydia infection in men
The most common method for treating Chlamydia is antibiotic. Usually, patients can be cured within one to two weeks with its efficient curative effect. However, not every patient can be cured permanently with this treatment because of its drug resistance and kidney damage. Thus, it's necessary to find a new and effective method to have a radical cure. Patients have no obvious curative effect on antibiotics can try traditional Chinese medicine Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill. The herbs in the pill can clear away heat and toxins to kill the bacteria, promote the circulation of blood and qi to eliminate the inflammation. Since it has no side effects, patients can take a continuous treatment.
About the Author
Judy Mayer

Doc. Mayer works in Wuhan Dr. Lee TCM Clinic, and specialize in reproductive disease, including prostatitis, chlamydia, orchitis

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