While there are many sexually transmitted infections, chlamydia is considered one of the most common among the population in Ghana. Chlamydia is an STD that affects various areas of the patient’s body and it is caused by a bacterium. The bacteria enter the body and cause infection. This can lead to several unpleasant symptoms. There is also a risk of complications if the patient does not obtain appropriate treatment.
Studies show that about 4.8% of women in Ghana are affected by Chlamydia. The infection can cause problems in men too. In women, pregnancy becomes a major concern when considering chlamydia. The condition can cause complications with the pregnancy, sometimes even putting the unborn baby’s life at risk.
While some studies show concern among men, others have reported that men may be at an even higher risk.
Regardless of gender, chlamydia can have a damaging effect on the body. This is why testing for the condition is important – even in men and women who do not show symptoms. People who have unprotected sex need to consider their risk and take appropriate action.
Ghana Medicals have a chlamydia testing kit available that helps people in Ghana get an accurate view of their status for this bacterial infection. We highly recommend getting tested for chlamydia if you have multiple sexual partners and if you had recently participated in sex without using a condom.
Our chlamydia testing kit is not only an effective choice, but it has also been developed to provide a safe and more comfortable way of testing for this STD. The test is easy to use and you even get a full set of instructions with it. We aim to provide fast results that ensure you do not have to spend time worrying about what the result could be. If a positive test result is returned, we recommend seeing a doctor as a course of antibiotics can help to clear the infection in most cases.
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