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When women have symptoms, they may experience:
Recall! 40 - 70 % of infected individuals don't have any symptoms!
In women and men, chlamydia may cause the rectum to itch and bleed. It can also result in a discharge and diarrhea (proctitis). If it infects the eyes, chlamydia may cause redness, itching, and a discharge.
There are strains of chlamydia that are responsible for another sexually-transmitted disease, called lymphogranuloma venereum . This disease is seen more commonly in underdeveloped countries but has world-wide distribution. In the United States it is seen more commonly in homosexual men and is a cause of proctitis and colitis (inflammation of the lower intestine).