What Causes Male Chlamydia?

What Causes Male Chlamydia?

Male Chlamydia- a sexually transmitted disease in which the Chlamydia bacteria cause infection in the penis, anus or eyes. People under the age of 25, men who have multiple sexual partners, and who do not use condoms are more likely to have this infection.

Unlike other sexually transmitted infection, Chlamydia will not have any symptoms in the initial stages. It may take around 1 to 3 weeks before the actual symptoms start to appear. Male Chlamydia can cause white, yellowish, milky, clear or cloudy discharge from the penis, itchiness or redness on the head of the penis, inflammation in the rectum or eyes, etc.

In this article, let us take a look at the causes of Chlamydia in males:

Male Chlamydia Causes

The main cause of Chlamydia is the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis, which is spread through unprotected sex. Chlamydia can be easily spread through vaginal, anal or oral sex.

In order to prevent Chlamydia, one must use protection such as condoms and limit sex partners. Also, regular screenings for Chlamydia and other sexually transmitted diseases should be performed to prevent and provide proper and timely treatment.