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What percent of chlamydia is asymptomatic?

What percent of chlamydia is asymptomatic?

Chlamydia is the most frequently reported and most common bacterial sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the United States, with more than 2.8 million cases occurring annually, mainly among those aged 15-24. Most chlamydial infections are asymptomatic, with up to 75% of females and 50% of males exhibiting no symptoms.

What percent of females and males do not know they have chlamydia?

What are the symptoms of chlamydia? Because approximately 75 percent of women and 50 percent of men have no symptoms, most people infected with chlamydia are not aware of their infections and may not seek health care.

How many men with chlamydia have no symptoms?

Chlamydia is caused by bacteria. It is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the U.S. This infection is easily spread because it often causes no symptoms. That means you can pass chlamydia to sexual partners without knowing it. In fact, about 75% of infections in women and 50% in men have no symptoms.

Do most people with chlamydia have no symptoms?

Most people who have chlamydia have no symptoms. If you do have symptoms, they may not appear until several weeks after you have sex with an infected partner. Even when chlamydia causes no symptoms, it can damage your reproductive system.

Is it possible to test positive for chlamydia and your partner test negative?

A: It is quite common for one partner to test positive and the other negative, even if they have been having sex without condoms. Mostly this is explained by luck and the role of other risk factors.

Does STD mean my partner cheated?

Often, an STD diagnosis, or sexually transmitted infection (STI) as doctors often call it, is a clue to a partner’s infidelity. But not every time. If your husband or partner insists they have been faithful, the new diagnosis may be the result of: Long incubation periods of preexisting STIs like HIV.