Chlamydia is an infection that is caused by the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis. If left untreated, the infection is capable of causing permanent damage to the fallopian tubes in a woman and can lead to future infertility and increase risk of ectopic pregnancy. The infection during pregnancy also increases a woman’s risk of preterm labor and of having a baby with low birth weight.
This STI is the second most common sexually transmitted disease (STD), coming in second only to the human papilloma virus (HPV). While we have talked about the symptoms in men, the consequences are more significant for women for the reason stated above.
Here are the symptoms of chlamydia in women to help you recognize this STD at the very first sign.