Is it true that most guys don’t have symptoms of chlamydia?

male symbolYes. Around 70% of men (and 90% percent of women) with chlamydia have no symptoms. If they do have symptoms, the symptoms usually start anywhere from 1-3 weeks after becoming infected.

Symptoms of chlamydia can include:

  • A clear or milky discharge from the penis
  • A burning feeling when urinating
  • The need to urinate more than usual
  • Swollen or painful testicles
  • Pain, itching, bleeding, and/or mucus discharge of the rectum (for chlamydia in the anus)
  • Redness, itching, and/or discharges of the eyes (for chlamydia in the eyes)