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can you get chlamydia from not washing

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Theoretically: yes: Chlamydia is trransmitted in sexual secretions so: if you had sexual secretions near or in your vagina guess what?- your are officially at risk ... Read More
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Unprotected sex: will put you at very high risk of acquiring Gonorrhea, chlamydia even if you wash your private part. Practice protected sex to reduce risk of STD or u ... Read More
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Yes if your partner: has chlamydia, and even if you do wash the area. You don't want to engage in unprotected sex unless you are sure your partner is free of STD's. And if ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
OK to keep them: Don't worry about it.Gential chlamydial infections are passed only by sex, not by any other kind of body contact. Even if your sponges became contamin ... Read More
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Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
No, : No, this is not possible. Most doctors want to re-test you in about 6-8 weeks to make sure the infection has cleared. Also, if your partner was not t ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience Urology
CHLAMYDIA: Most county health departments will do this for free.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvin Stein
50 years experience Urology
Health dept: Sometimes community clinics do it.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
STD/STI: Chlamydia is a bacteria that is sexually transmitted, thus causing a sexually transmitted disease/infection. In women, it can lead to infertility & ch ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Why the risk: Chlamydia is a significant germ that deserves proper detection for both the individual and anyone that person has had sex with. A person can have it w ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
7-21 days: See http://www.Std-gov.Org/stds/chlamydia.Htm for thorough information and photos.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This is a definite : Risk. You can develop chlamydia in the pharynx from oral-genital contact.
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Usually not: Chlamydia infections are often treated by oral antibiotics. If a patient got a shot of antibiotics to get rid of a chlamydia infection, then he is li ... Read More
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