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how can you get chlamydia?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Unprotected sex : Chlamydia a sexually transmitted disease passed when infected body fluids come into contact with mucous membranes. That means that it can be passed through vaginal , oral or anal intercourse. Condoms help decrease the risk of transmission.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Unprotected sex : Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection passed by transmitting body fluids from one person to another. Chlamydia can be acquired through vaginal, anal and oral sex. You can not catch chlamydia through casual contact. Avoiding intercourse is the only 100% way to protect yourself. Condoms are very effective in decreasing the risk.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Sex: Chlamydia can be transmitted through oral, anal or vaginal sex.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: You can get this as often as you are exposed, cured and re-exposed. Similar to strep throat, you do not develop permanent immunity after infection.

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How do you get chlamydia? Oral?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Most kinds of sex: You can get chlamydia from unprotected vaginal, oral, or anal sex.
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Can you get chlamydia through kissing?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Depends on where...: Chlamydia can infect different parts of the body. Depending on what one is kissing, chlamydia can be passed from one person to another. It can travel from the genitals to the throat via oral sex. Then, it can go from one person's throat to another's throat, etc...
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Where can I get a chlamydia test?

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Dr. Robert Bennett
Urology 30 years experience
CHLAMYDIA: Most county health departments will do this for free.
A 38-year-old member asked:

Can you get chlamydia from kissing someone?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Unlikely: Chlamydia can be transmitted through oral, anal or vaginal sex.
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A 16-year-old female asked:

How you get re infected from chlamydia?

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Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
From reexposure: to an infected person, who may or may not have symptoms. Also, sometimes treatment may not be curative and then it would be more of a relapse of the primary infection. It is always advised that partners are tested and treated.

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