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A 33-year-old member asked:

Can a guy get chlamydia from performing anal sex?

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Dr. David Zisow
Obstetrics and Gynecology 48 years experience
Yes: Chlamydia doesn't choose where it lives. Anus, rectum, vagina...All good places for the organism. Use condoms!
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