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A 18-year-old female asked:

Hello, i recently got tested for clamydia and it came back positive my partner got tested and his came back negative we have been together for years i have not had any sexual contact with anyone else. if i had it from a past relationship he would have got

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Not likely: Both partners should be treated after the positive result. False positives are possible but false negatives are more likely especially in male testing. Chalmydia can be spontaneously cleared without treatment. It is not likely that the infection has been there "for years"

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