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What are symptoms of chlamydia in women?

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Often, chlamydia doesn’t have symptoms. When symptoms are present, common ones in women are:

  • Mild discomfort that you may mistake for menstrual cramps
  • Vaginal discharge that may have a bad smell
  • Bleeding between periods
  • Painful periods
  • Pain when having sex
  • Itching or burning in or around the vagina
  • Pain when peeing

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Chlamydia."

AMA: "Chlamydia Screening: A Routine Test."

CDC: "Chlamydia -- CDC Fact Sheet."

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

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on March 27, 2019

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Chlamydia."

AMA: "Chlamydia Screening: A Routine Test."

CDC: "Chlamydia -- CDC Fact Sheet."

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

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on March 27, 2019

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