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Q: How does a man know if he has chlamydia infection?

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Dan, Editor
5/ 6/09 12:00pm

The only way to tell for sure if you have chlamydia is to have your doctor perform a lab test.

 

Symptoms of chlamydia include:


In women, chlamydia can cause:

*A burning sensation when urinating

*An abnormal vaginal discharge

*Light vaginal bleeding (especially after intercourse)

*Pain in the pelvis or lower abdomen

 

In men, chlamydia can cause:

*An abnormal release of fluid that is not urine or semen (called penile discharge)

*A burning sensation when urinating

 

In addition, about 75% of women and 50% of men with chlamydia have no symptoms.

 

Hope this helps,

Dan

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