12 ChlamydiaSymptoms for Women: bleeding after sex, lower abdominal pain, discharge from vaginaSymptoms for Men: painful urination, discharge from penis, lower abdominal painBacterial infection (can be cured!!!)
13 Fact: 1 in 10 sexually active teens has chlamydia right now.
14 Is Chlamydia Serious?Yes. If you don't get treated, it can cause permanent damage to the reproductive organs. If it isn’t properly treated, chlamydia can make some women and men unable to have children.
15 How Is It Treated? Chlamydia is easily treated with antibiotics. It's important to take all the medicine because chlamydia can come back if you don't.Also, avoid having sex for a full week after treatment.
30 How Do You Know if You Have It? The only way to know for sure is to be tested.It’s just a simple urine test.
31 How Do You Know if You Have It? People who are sexually active should be tested for chlamydia and other STDs once a year!
32 What about My Parents?In many States (including Oregon, Washington, and Idaho), teens age 14 years and above may consent to STD and HIV testing & treatment without parental consent.
33 How Will The Testing Happen? To help ensure confidentiality, all students will have the opportunity to participate, regardless of their sexual experience.No physical examination is needed, just a small sample of urine. The urine will be tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia.
34 How Will The Testing Happen? Students who do not wish to be tested will not be required to provide a urine sample.The urine will not be tested for pregnancy or drugs.