More common in men aged 35 years and younger but still low likelihood. The infection ascends through the cord structures.
Newborns may contract conjunctivitis from infected mother during delivery. There is conflicting data on the efficacy of neonatal eye prophylaxis.
Newborns may contract pneumonia from their infected mother during delivery.
A single infection increases the risk for ectopic pregnancy.
There is evidence to suggest that Chlamydia trachomatis infections increase the risk of cervical cancer. The risk is increased in those patients with associated human papillomavirus infections.
pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
The risk of PID is low if the infection is treated appropriately, but rises if left untreated.
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