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A 17-year-old female asked:

Ok so i have one quick question i recently went to the doctor on monday they did a swab of my vaginal wall to test to see if i had any stds my std came back positive for chlamydia. so my question to you would be i had to have gotten it from my partner tha

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Dr. Victor Nwanguma
Infectious Disease 22 years experience
Chlamydia: Chlamydia is a sexually transmissible disease (STD) so you get it through unprotected intercourse with someone who has untreated chlamydia infection. The good news is, it can be treated and cured with antibiotics.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
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