If left untreated, STDs can cause related conditions and serious damage. One of the related conditions to chlamydia infection is pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). This condition can cause serious damage to the fallopian tubes and uterus. Many patients with PID experience infertility, pelvic pain, urinary tract infections, pelvic adhesions and ectopic pregnancy.
Other related conditions to chlamydia include the following:
- Inflammation of the cervix (in women)
- Urethritis (in men)
- Late postpartum endometritis (for pregnant patients)
- Chlamydia-related conjunctivitis (eye infection in infants)
- Pneumonia (in infants)