Chlamydia, or more specifically the chlamydia infection, is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis.
Most people who are infected have no symptoms. When symptoms do develop which can take a few weeks following sexual contact, they might include:
Gonorrhea is an infection caused by a sexually transmitted bacterium that can infect both males and females. Gonorrhea most often affects the urethra, rectum or throat. In females, gonorrhea can also infect the cervix.
Gonorrhea symptoms might include:
Treatment for STDs usually depends on the infection. However, the most common is antibiotics. Often in a single dose, can cure many sexually transmitted bacterial and parasitic infections, including gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamydia and trichomoniasis.
Important! When testing for Chlamydia or Gonorrhea, you should wait 14 days after the risky sexual contact to take the sample.