Klamidia is a common misspelling of
the sexually-transmitted disease (STD) Chlamydia. Other
misspellings that you may encounter include "klamydia,"
"clamidia," or "klimidia." Regardless of how you spell it, it
is a serious disease that is the most frequently reported STD
infection. And, estimates suggest that it is extremely
under-reported, as many people are unaware of the
Chlamydia is transmitted sexually, through vaginal,
anal, or oral sex. Chlamydia can be transmitted by an infected
mother to her baby during childbirth, as well. Symptoms can be
very mild, and can be easily ignored. The initial symptoms, if
any are noticed, can appear between 1-3 weeks after the
exposure. Chlamydia is known as a perfect example of a "silent"
disease, with nearly three quarters of infected women and half
of infected men reporting no obvious
untreated, Chlamydia can lead to serious reproductive problems
in both men and women, ranging from pelvic pain to complete
sterility. Incidence of Chlamydia is on the rise, with an
increasing number of cases being diagnosed each year. There are
well over a million cases a year reported in the United States
Understand that whether you spell "Klamidia"
correctly or not it is a serious condition that needs to be
prevented—or properly treated—to avoid long term