Read about chlamydia, an STD transmitted through sexual contact (oral, anal, or vaginal). Symptoms of chlamydia in women include bleeding after intercourse or menstruation, vaginal discharge, and more. Symptoms in men include discharge from the penis, pain during urination, and more.
(Chlamydia and gonorrhea can cause spotting between periods, and occasionally heavier bleeding--but simple prolongation of menstruation is not usually an STD symptom. If your wife is conccerned (not if YOU are concerned, only if she is), she should see her health care provider about it.
Sex without a condom and unprotected oral sex are the main ways a chlamydia infection can spread. You don’t have to experience penetration to get it. Touching genitals together may transmit the bacteria. It can also be contracted during anal sex. Newborn babies can acquire chlamydia from their infected mother during birth.
Chlamydia is an infection with Chlamydia trachomatis bacteria. When an infection is present, the bacteria can be present in the cervix, urethra, vagina, and rectum of an infected person. It can also live in the throat. Any type of sexual contact (vaginal, anal, or oral) with an infected person can spread the infection.
It is often caused by chlamydia and it causes chlamydia related infertility in women as described above. The most common symptoms of PID in women are: Abdominal vaginal bleeding (i.e. unusually heavy periods, bleeding between period, bleeding during sexual intercourse).