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A 21-year-old female asked:

Is there other ways to get chlamydia besides multiple partners. i been w/my bf for 2 yrs his the 1st guy i don't use protection w/& he didn't cheat?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Chlamydia: Chlamydia can live for years in the throat, rectum and vagina if left untested or untreated. It is only transmitted by sexual contact. If your bf had symptoms in his penis but ignored them then they can also live deep in his urethra for years untreated as well.

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