How to treat the chlamydia during pregnancy?

Zhuo Zheng Medical Liu Xiaohui

This article is reviewed by Dr. Du Xin of Zhuo Zheng Medical

Chlamydia is a cure microorganism infection that can be transmitted through genitals, oral sex or anal sex.It can also spread to the baby through the mother’s delivery.According to statistics from the American Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 3 million people in the United States are infected with chlamydia every year, making it the most common sexually transmitted disease.Women who are active in sex under the age of 25, especially women aged 15-19, have found the highest ratio.

Is the chlamydia affect pregnancy?

Although timely treatment can reduce the risks of amniocemic sac and amniotic fluid infection, premature birth, and premature breakdown of premature fetal membranes, women with chlamydia infection during pregnancy are often prone to the above situation.

Unexplained chlamydia infections will also make you more likely to infect AIDS and other sexually transmitted infection diseases (STIS). If you accidentally come into contact with them, you will also increase your risk of uterine infection after pregnancy.


Sexually transmission (STI) refers to a disease that is mainly through sexual contact with people through sexual contact.

More importantly, if you are infected with chlamydia, then when you give birth, you may pass the pathogen to your baby.In fact, among mothers with chlamydia infection, as many as half of babies (even babies born through caesarean section) are infected.

Among these babies, 25 % to 50 % will occur in eye infections (conjunctivitis) within a few days to a few weeks after birth.Among the babies infected with chlamydia during childbirth, 5 % to 30 % may develop prize pneumonia in a few weeks after birth.


Newborn trachoma primary conjunctivitis generally appears 5-14 days after birth. Newborn of premature placenta can occur about 2 days after birth.The clinical feature of the disease is that the eyelid conjunctiva is significantly swollen and swollen, and there are a large amount of secretion of logistics (crying). It was originally a slurry secretion, thin, and later turned into purulent secretions and viscous.Most natural diseases have a short course. After 2-3 weeks of congestion, swelling and swelling are reduced, and the secretions are significantly reduced until they are cured.

Although these infections can be very serious, it is usually better for babies to use antibiotic treatment for babies.Of course, it is best to be treated before childbirth to prevent your baby from being infected.

What are the symptoms of chlamydia infection?

About 75 % of women infected with chlamydia have no symptoms.If there are symptoms, it may occur after one to three weeks after infection. These symptoms may include burning or discomfort accompanied by urination, as well as purulent cervic inflammation, and significantly increased vaginal secretions.

If you have anal sex with the infected partner, rectal inflammation may occur. If you have sex such as oral sex, your throat may feel pain and be infected.

Before and after pregnancy, chlamydia can infect the uterus or fallopian tube through the cervical upward, causing pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).In fact, as high as 15 % of unacceptable unrecepted pregnancy -induced primary infection, women will eventually develop into PID.(PID may cause PID during pregnancy, but rarely happens.)


Pelvic Inflammatic Disease (PID) is pelvic inflammation, which is a group of diseases caused by inflammation of women.

The symptoms of PID include lower abdomen or back pain, as well as sexual intercourse pain, vaginal bleeding, fever and nausea.PID can cause permanent damage and chronic pelvic inflammatory disease, and even infertility.If you are pregnant, you will also increase the risk of ectopic pregnancy.


Extra pregnancy is an abnormal pregnancy process for pregnancy eggs in the uterine cavity. It is commonly known as ectopic pregnancy.The most common in tubal pregnancy.The cause is often due to the inflammation of the fallopian tube or around the inflammation, which causes the tubal obstruction, hindering the normal operation of the pregnancy of the pregnancy.

Do I need to screen the chlamydia during pregnancy?

Yes.It is very important to check and treat clothing chlamydia during pregnancy because it is a relatively common infection. CDC recommends that all pregnant women should screen the chlamydia in the first prenatal examination.

When checking the chlamydia, the doctor will take wipes from your vagina or cervix or collect urine specimens to the laboratory for analysis.If your chlamydia examination is positive and you do not check other sexually transmitted diseases at the same time, then your doctor will suggest that you do such a test.

If you are under 25 years of age or other high -risk factors with chlamydia infection (you or your partner has a new sexual partner or more than one sexual partner), the doctor may repeat the examination in your late pregnancy to ensure that to ensure thatYou are not infected and prepare for delivery.

How to treat chlamydia infection during pregnancy?

Chlamydia infections occur during pregnancy, and you can choose to treat pregnant women a safer antibiotics. In most cases, the treatment of a course of treatment can be cured.It should be noted that your partner should be treated at the same time and stops in the same room. Until a week’s treatment is completed, it is not infected.


The main way for chlamydia infection is sexual communication. Therefore, as long as one person is infected with one person, regardless of whether the other party’s test is positive or negative, the principles of treatment are both the treatment of both husbands and wives in order to achieve the purpose of completely cure.

How to avoid infection with chlamydia during pregnancy?

Pay attention to maintaining long -term and stable sexual relationships, otherwise, please use latex condoms during sexual life or use oral protective membrane during oral sex to reduce the risk of coating chlamydia and some other sexually transmitted diseases.

If you may be in contact with the chlamydia (or any other STI) during pregnancy, you should tell your doctor immediately after symptoms, so that you can get timely inspection and treatment if necessary.

Disclaimer: This article is reviewed by the Zhuo Zheng Medical Consultant Committee.The purpose of the article is to provide general health information, which cannot replace any personal medical diagnosis and treatment.If you have any suggestions for this popular science article, please pay attention to your suggestions on the public platform after the Distinct-He WeChat public account.

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