Health: The risks and symptoms of chlamydia

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You may be at high risk of chlamydia if:

You are under 25 and sexually active; You have had unprotected sex; You change partners frequently; You have had an IUD fitted or an abortion; Your partner has had non-specific urethritis (NSU)

Symptoms:

Vaginal discharge; pain on urination; pelvic pain; vaginal bleeding after sex or heavy periods;

OR THERE MAY BE NOTHING AT ALL.

If you think you or your partner may be at risk of chlamydia or any other sexually transmitted disease, you should go to your doctor, or a local genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinic - the number will be in the phone book. The service and treatment is totally confidential. Your partner(s) should also be checked.

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