What are the signs of chlamydial genitourinary infection (chlamydia) in women?

Updated: Sep 25, 2018
  • Author: Shahab Qureshi, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Signs of chlamydial infection in women may include the following:

  • Cervical friability (easy bleeding on manipulation)

  • Intermenstrual bleeding

  • Mucopurulent cervical or vaginal discharge

  • Urethral discharge (usually thin and mucoid)

  • Mucopurulent rectal discharge (from anal intercourse)

  • Cervical motion tenderness

  • Dysuria

  • Adnexal fullness or tenderness, associated with progression to PID

  • Lower abdomen tender to palpation

  • Upper right quadrant abdominal tenderness (Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome)


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