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A 24-year-old male asked:

Does a previous chlamydia infection put me at greater risk of catching it again? or catching any other stds? i was treated and am completely clean now

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Dr. Ramsay Kuo
Urology 26 years experience
No: A previous chlamydia infection does not make a person more susceptible to future chlamydia infections. However, it is important to ensure that your partner is tested/treated to ensure that reinfection does not occur. In addition, barrier contraception (condoms) can help to prevent STD transmission.

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Last updated Feb 24, 2015

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