A 37-year-old member asked:
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can you please tell me what exactly is chlamydia and how common is it?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Chlamydia: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease (std) caused by a bacteria called chlamydia trachomatis. Chlamydia is reported more often than any other bacterial std in the us with an estimate of 2.8 million infections/ year.
Answered on Jun 7, 2013

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