Albany Area is Full of Chlamydia
According to a report, the Albany NY area has a large number of chlamydia cases.
The website countyhealthrankings.org listed Albany in the top 10 counties in the state with a rate of 468 cases per 100,000 people for a total of 1,430 cases in 2013. Other Capital Region counties rank high on the list as well. Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI) that affects both men and women of all age groups, but it is most common with young women. Some symptoms of chlamydia include genital pain and discharge from the vagina or penis. One may have chlamydia, but not be aware of it because some people never develop the symptoms. Signs of a chlamydia infection according to mayoclinic.com include:
-Lower abdominal pain
-vaginal discharge in women
-Discharge from penis in men
-painful sexual intercourse in women
-Bleeding between periods and after sex in women
-Testicular pain in men
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, do yourself a favor and see a doctor. Best to be safe.