Chlamydia / Male Bacterial STD

Background: Chlamydia is a highly infectious and curable sexually transmitted disease caused by the Trachomatis bacteria. As many as 3 million people currently have it and are totally unaware. 

Chlamydia Information
Links to All STD Information Articles at Bottom of Page .

Approximately 75% of women, and 50% of men, donít know they are infected until a doctor tells them they are. As many as half of all young people, between the ages of 16-25, have tested positive for Chlamydia. A culture test is conducted to rule out other sexually transmitted diseases. 

Many people are asymptomatic, which means they can be symptom free. Any person who engages in unprotected sex should be tested for Chlamydia because, if left untreated, can lead to very serious complications in both men and women. The human body does not develop any immunity or resistance toward this sexually transmitted disease. This means that reinfection can reoccur if the person is exposed again.

Primary Mode of Chlamydia Transmission:

Having vaginal, anal, or oral sex without a condom. A non-lubricated condom should be used for oral sex for men and a dental dam, or cut-up condom laid flat for female oral sex.

If the unprotected vagina, cervix, anus, penis, or mouth come in contact with the highly virulent, infected secretions, or fluids, then transmission will most likely occur.

Eye infections may result when body fluids carry the bacteria into the eye during sex, or hand-to-eye contact.

Chlamydia Symptoms:

A person is usually infected immediately upon exposure. Most people do not know they are infected and if any symptoms do occur, they usually surface within three weeks of exposure to the bacteria. A person is considered infected from the time they become infected until their treatment is completed. Only a qualified doctor can determine if a person is free of Chlamydia. Although a culture is the preferred way to determine infection, several tests are available.

Initial Chlamydia Symptoms If They Occur:
  • Soreness, or redness in the mouth or throat.

  • Inflamed, painful rectum (Proctitis).

  • Painful or burning urination, (Urethritis).

  • Swollen and inflamed eyelids Waking up with ďcrustedĒ eyes. (Conjunctivitis).

Advanced Chlamydia Symptoms:

  • Unexplained nausea, sensitivity to smells, especially strong food odors.

  • Fever, and possibly night sweats.

  • Extreme fatigue and low back pain.

  • Yellow tinged discharged from penis.

  • Prostate enlargement due to prostate infection.

  • Soft erections, or erectile dysfunction due to prostate enlargement.

  • Blood tinged urine and bladder infection symptoms.

  • Pain during ejaculation and/or during intercourse.

What Can Happen If Chlamydia Is Not Treated:

Infertility and Low Sperm Count: A chronic infection of the prostate gland can lead to infertility and low sperm count.

Kidney and Bladder Diseases: Untreated Chlamydia can lead to bladder infection (Cystitis) and then on to kidney infection/failure. Kidney failure can be fatal. Additionally, the urethra, the tube that empties the bladder, may become scarred leaving a man with the constant problems of a hypersensitive bladder, urinary urgency/leakage, and an unexplained pressure near the lower abdomen where the bladder is located.

Erectile Dysfunction: Chlamydia is a bacterial infection that can affect the sex glands and the prostate glands. A swollen prostate can choke off blood flow to the penis leading to the inability to achieve an erection (Erectile Dysfunction.)

Reiterís Syndrome:

The bacterium that causes Chlamydia can also cause Reiterís Syndrome.

What is unusual about the Chlamydia and Reiterís Syndrome connection is that the symptoms of Reiterís do not appear to be the result of a sexually transmitted disease.
Reiterís Syndrome Symptoms:
  • Nagging urinary tract problems. Bladder is very vulnerable to infection.

  • Irritated red eyes that donít seem to clear up no matter how much eye drops or eyewash is used. Changing contact lenses or eyeglasses doesnít help either.

  • Painful inflammation of joints, (arthritis) sometimes accompanying muscle aches and constant general body weakness. This form of arthritis can occur twenty years after contacting Chlamydia.
Only a licensed doctor can correctly diagnose Reiterís Syndrome.

How Chlamydia Is Treated:

There are several different types of antibiotics that are generally prescribed. It is very important to see a doctor for the correct diagnosis , because gonorrhea, another bacterial infection, can accompany Chlamydia. Do not try to self-treat yourself, or withhold from your doctor the fact that you have had unprotected sex, or that your partner may have had unprotected sex. Getting it out in the open may save you from more serious complications and teach you a very valuable lesson in protecting yourself in the future. STDs usually comes in threeís.

Ignoring it will not make it go away. Your doctor WILL understand and only wants to see you well. Remember, what you tell your doctor is confidential under law. If you are short on funds, virtually every place in the United States has some kind of free clinic. Get out the yellow pages. Stop making excuses not to go and get checked out! Chlamydia is nothing to fool around with!

Go to Chlamydia Treatment Page to learn more.

Go to AIDS Treatment, for the natural approach to building up natural immunity against opportunistic infections. Another good page is Natural Remedy for Allergy, which discusses the immune system.

It is very important to support your body during Chlamydia treatment. Go to Natural Remedy for Chlamydia for important information.

How to Prevent Being Infected by Chlamydia:

In Order of Importance:
  1. Abstain from all sexual activity with another person outside of a mutually monogamous relationship.

  2. Wear a condom for intercourse, and a flattened cut up condom, or dental dam for oral sex and an unlubricated condom for male oral sex. Bear in mind that condoms are not 100% effective against all STDs.

  3. Agree to MUTUAL monogamy after both of you are tested negative for every known STD. Monogamy is having sex with only one partner.
Chlamydia is a nasty, 100% preventable sexually transmitted disease. There is no reason on earth to contact it and most certainly not to treat it and get rid of it!

And one more special note: It has recently been discovered that SARS (Sudden Acute Respiratory Syndrome) is caused by a nasty, potentially life threatening carnovirus, which is a strain of mutated Chlamydia.

Below You will find the Links to Our STD Information Articles

STD Symptoms AIDS AIDS Treatment
Chancroid Female Chancroid Male Chlamydia Female
Chlamydia Male Chlamydia Remedy Chlamydia Treatment
Crabs Gonorrhea Male Gonorrhea Female
Hepatitis Hepatitis Remedy
Herpes Herpes Remedy
HPV Treatment HPV Remedy HPV / Genital Warts
NGU Male NGU Remedy NGU Female
Syphillis Remedy Syphillis
Trichomoniasis Male Trichomoniasis Female Trichomoniasis Remedy
Trichomoniasis Treatment Female Trichomoniasis Treatment Male
Vaginitis Yeast Infection

Related Pages

STD Symptoms

AIDS Information

AIDS Treatment

STD Information








Please subscribe to my Free Newsletter. In each issue I share important Natural Health Remedies and information. It is absolutely Free, and I will never share your email address with anyone.

Email

Name

Then

Don't worry -- your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you Remedies for Natural Health.

© and ô Remedies-for-Natural-Health.com All Rights Reserved
Click Here for Disclaimer Information



Home
Click Here for
A-Z SiteMap

Alcohol & Addiction
Alcohol Withdrawal
Related Pages

Allergies Low Immunity
Allergy Remedy
Related Pages

Arthritis & Gout
Arthritis Remedy
Gout Remedy
Related Pages

Backache & Nerve
Back Pain Remedy
Sciatica Alternative
Sciatica Remedy
Related Pages
Bone & Muscle
Tendonitis Remedy
Arthritis Remedy
Gout Remedy
Related Pages
Cancer
Candida Yeast & Cancer
Candida Remedy
Good Fats vs. Bad Fats
Related Pages
Candida Yeast
Candida Remedy
Yeast Infection Remedy
Athlete Foot Remedy
Related Pages
Cardiovascular &
Blood Pressure

Heart Attack
Heart Attack Prevention
High Blood Pressure
High Cholesterol
Good Fats vs. Bad Fats
Related Pages
Childhood Disorders
Allergy Remedy
Head Louse Remedy
Cold Remedy
Ear Ache Remedy
Flea Bite Remedy
Sore Throat Remedy
Related Pages
Cold, Flu & Cough
Cold Remedy
Chest Congestion
Flu Remedy
Cough Remedy
Sinus Headache
Sinus Infection Remedy
Related Pages
Dental Problems
Abscess Tooth Remedy
Canker Sore Remedy
Swollen Gums Remedy
Toothache Remedy
Related Pages
Detoxification
Charcoal Remedies
Bad Breath Remedy
Constipation Remedy
Diarrhea Remedy
Related Pages
Diabetes
Diabetes Remedy
Digestive Enzymes
Heart Attack Prevention
High Cholesterol
Related Pages
Digestion & Elimination
Acid Reflux Remedy
Hemorrhoid Remedy
Constipation Remedy
Diarrhea Remedy
Digestive Enzymes
Related Pages
Disease Prevention
Hepatitis Information
Heart Attack Prevention
Multi-Vitamin Guide
STD Symptoms
Related Pages
Eye Disorder Remedies
Pink Eye Remedy
Stye Remedy
Allergy Remedy
Related Pages
Female Health Remedies
Ovarian Cyst Remedy
PMS Remedy
Menstrual Cramp
Yeast Infection Info
Related Pages
Hair Remedies
Dry Hair Remedy
Prevent Hair Loss
Hair Loss Remedy
Dandruff Remedy
Ingrown Hair Remedy
Baldness Remedy
Related Pages

Continued in Right Margin
    Add to Social Bookmark
Click & Add:
add to BlinkBlink
add to Del.icio.usDel.icio.us
add to DiggDigg
add to FurlFurl
add to GoogleGoogle
add to SimpySimpy
add to SpurlSpurl
Bookmark at TechnoratiTechnorati
add to YahooY! MyWeb

              What's New
Heart Attack learn what happens to you during a heart attack.
Preventing Heart Attacks learn what you can do to prevent a heart attack.
My Multi Vitamin Guide helps you customize your multi-vitamin for your life.
Natural Pain Relief helps you find natural, non-addictive ways to deal with pain.
Digestive Enzymes play a critical role in good digestion and pain management.
Good Fats vs Bad Fats dispels the myth that all fats are bad and how good fats help you.