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Known as the silent epidemic – 61,000,000 people a year are diagnosed with chlamydia. Many have no obvious symptoms until years after being infected
Symptoms include inflammation, discharge, bleeding and pain passing urine. Fertility and pregnancy complications are common. It can easily be spread to the eyes and is a common cause of chronic conjunctivitis that eventually leads to blindness The photo from SOA-AIDS Amsterdam, shows an inflamed cervix infected with chlamydia.
It was first described in the famous Ebers Papyrus of 1550BC – a 20 metre long Egyptian medical scroll – where it was known as the ‘blinding disease’. It was thought to be a virus until a study through an electron microscope in 1966 proved it to be a bacterium – one that has survived the fall of civilisations. Be careful out there