Chlamydia & Ureaplasma

Chlamydia is the UK’s most common sexually transmitted infection (STI). If left undiagnosed and untreated it can lead to serious long-term health issues including infertility.

Azithromycin is an antibiotic available on prescription for the treatment of the sexually transmitted infection (STI) called Chlamydia trachomatis in people aged 16 years or over, who have tested positive but have no symptoms and in treatment of their sexual partners.  This medication can also be used to treat Ureaplasma urealyticum.

To start your free online consultation please select the treatment you require from the options below. Once you have selected your treatment you will need create an account with NationWide Pharmacies and fill out the medical assessment form. Your medical assessment form will then be reviewed by our doctor and your order despatched upon approval.

 

What is Chlamydia?

Chlamydia is the UK’s most prolific sexually transmitted infection (STI). The infection is caused by the spread of the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis during unprotected vaginal, anal or oral sexual activity.

 

Chlamydia Symptoms:

In many cases, 50% of men and 70% of women, there are no physical signs of infection so many people have no idea they have been infected.

Typical physical symptoms include pain when urinating, discharge from the penis, vagina or rectum. Women may also experience bleeding between periods and after sex.

 

Long-term Health Implications:

If left untreated chlamydia can cause long-term health problems. Chlamydia may spread which can cause pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and inflamation of the cervix (Cervicitis) in women. Man may suffer from inflammation of the urethra and epididymis. Infertility is a major risk for both men and women.

 

Chlamydia Treatments:

Chlamydia is easy to treat with antibiotics. Azithromycin is available for the treatment of Chlamydia from NationWide Pharmacies.

 

Preventing Chlamydia:

Using a condom during vaginal, anal or oral sex is the best form of prevention against contracting chlamydia. If you share sex toys with your partner you should make sure you wash them or cover them with a condom when sharing.