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What are symptoms of chlamydia in men?

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Men with chlamydia may or may not have symptoms. If they do, their most common symptoms are pain with urination and a mucousy or watery discharge. They also may develop epididymitis or orchitis, an inflammation of the testicles that can cause iinfertility. Men can develop a chlamydia urethritis (and infection of the tube that drains urine from the bladder) and symptoms of discharge from their penis or burning when urinating.

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Chlamydia."

AMA: "Chlamydia Screening: A Routine Test."

CDC: "Chlamydia -- CDC Fact Sheet."

National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: "Chlamydia."

Johns Hopkins Medicine. 

 

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on April 02, 2019

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Chlamydia."

AMA: "Chlamydia Screening: A Routine Test."

CDC: "Chlamydia -- CDC Fact Sheet."

National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: "Chlamydia."

Johns Hopkins Medicine. 

 

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on April 02, 2019

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