Chlamydia is a most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection in the world and it is caused by CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS BACTERIUM.
It also co-infects with gonorrhea and tend to occur together.
It is most commonly spread through vaginal sex, oral sex and anal sex or during child birth to baby from mother.
Since 1994 chlamydia has been the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI).
It is 50 times more common than SYPHILIS & 3 times more common than GONORRHEA.
It may cause serious problem like Permanent Damage to the Reproductive System.
MODE OF TRANSMISSION OF CHLAMYDIA
Most commonly spread through sex.
Sex is the most common way; (either vaginal sex, oral sex, or anal sex) to spread infections of chlamydia from one person to another person.
Child birth is another way for transmission of infection from mother to the babies.
It can also spread through direct contact of bacteria to our blood stream, through this direct contact it can spread from one person to another person or from one part of the body to another part of the same person.
Chlamydia is not spread by means of sharing towels, sharing cloths, sharing swimming pools, eating together.