Chlamydia in pregnancy

Chlamydia is by far not the best ally for the normal course of pregnancy. Therefore, you must get rid of it as soon as possible.

Chlamydia is an infectious disease that is sexually transmitted. This disease causes the bacterium chlamydia (Chlamydia trachomatis).

Statistics say that the number of patients with chlamydia on the whole planet is close to 1 billion! and this is according to the most conservative estimates.

Chlamydia causes a variety of diseases, but the most frequent are associated with genitourinary.

The bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis has about 15 varieties, and is the most unpleasant of all kinds of chlamydia. Affecting the reproductive system in women (and in men) causes the disease urogenital chlamydia.

Doctors refer urogenital chlamydia to sexually transmitted diseases.

Sometimes chlamydia occurs along with other sexual infections trichomoniasis, ureaplasma, mycoplasma, gardnerellez, etc. Therefore, if one of the listed infections is detected, always should be diagnosed and chlamydia.

Chlamydia enters the body most often through sexual contact. Newborns become infected when passing through the birth canal. In this case, the neonates are affected by the conjunctiva (the mucous membrane covering the eyeball) and the nasopharynx.

Cases of domestic infection with chlamydia are extremely rare, this is due to the fact that outside the body chlamydia quickly die. And for direct infection requires a certain amount of chlamydia. And in everyday life it is very difficult to achieve. Therefore, toilets, swimming pools, towels and baths a very unlikely source of infection with chlamydia.

The mechanism of infection

The incubation period of chlamydia is from 5 to 30 days. Therefore, even in the case of unprotected sexual intercourse, if there is a suspicion of infection, you should wait, because the results may not yet reveal chlamydia.

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