Chlamydia - Symptoms

Most women and men with chlamydia do not have symptoms.

The time between exposure to chlamydia and the start of symptoms-the incubation period-may range from days to months. If symptoms appear, it is usually 1 to 3 weeks after sexual contact with an infected person.

Symptoms in women

Symptoms in men

  • Painful urination or itching sensation with urination (often the first symptom)
  • Cloudy urine
  • Watery or slimy discharge from the penis
  • Crusting on the tip of the penis
  • Tender anus or scrotum
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Anal discharge
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