Chlamydia is a sexually-transmitted disease, while BV is not.
Chlamydia can cause serious, permanent damage to a woman¨¹s reproductive system, making it difficult or impossible for her to get pregnant later on. Chlamydia can also cause a potentially fatal ectopic pregnancy (pregnancy that occurs outside the womb).
Chlamydia trachomatis, or simply chlamydia, is a bacterial infection caused by pathogens (germ). Chlamydia trachomatis can infect the genitals of both men and women and other parts of the body such as the throat, rectum, and eyes. Chlamydia is one of the most common STD's, and because more than 50% of chlamydia sufferers have no symptoms at all, chlamydia infection usually goes untreated