A clear or whitish yellow discharge from the tip of the penis
A frequent urge to urinate or a burning sensation while urinating
Redness at the tip of the penis
Mild discomfort that you may mistake for menstrual cramps
Vaginal discharge that may have a bad smell
Bleeding between periods
Pain when having sex
Itching or burning in or around the vagina
Pain when urinating
Call Your Doctor About Chlamydia If:
You develop any of the symptoms listed above; chlamydia requires urgent medical treatment to avoid serious complications that can lead to sterility, especially in women.
You are a woman and you experience high fever and other flu-like symptoms, such as chills, backache, weight loss, and diarrhea, along with severe pelvic pain, bleeding after intercourse, severe nausea, or recurring back pain; you may have developed pelvic inflammatory disease, a serious complication of chlamydia that can result in sterility.
Rarely, genital chlamydial infection can cause arthritis accompanied by skin lesions and inflammation of the eye and urethra (Reiter's syndrome).