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STI symptoms in men to look out for

May 13, 2020 4:53 pm

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STIs can affect anyone that practices unsafe sex as well as some being contraacted from any kind of intimate touching. It is important that if you feel you may have put yourself at risk that you consult with a Home StI Kits London company to have a kit sent out to your home that you can carry out and send back.

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Although the STIs that affect men and women are the same the symptoms that are experienced differ greatly. Here are some symptoms that men need to look out for when keeping an eye out for Chlamydia .

Chlamydia can affect a number of areas of the body including the throat, urethra and rectum. Most people do not display symptoms early on after infection and some people never experience symptoms. Men sometimes have the following symptoms a few weeks later.

  • Painful urination
  • Burning and itching feeling around the penis
  • Swelling and discomfort in the testicles that can occur in both or just one.

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Other symptoms can include

  • Bleeding from the rectum or discharge
  • Rectal pain
  • Fever
  • Issues with fertility

Once you have had your results back after testing you may be sent a course of antibiotics to help combat the STI.

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