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Can a guy get chlamydia from performing anal sex?

Can a guy get chlamydia from performing anal sex?

Yes: Chlamydia doesn't choose where it lives. Anus, rectum, vagina...All good places for the organism. Use condoms! ...Read more

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

Chlamydia infection is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or no symptoms at all. In many patients without symptoms, chlamydial infections can spread upwards into the abdomen and cause serious complications due to scarring. Newborns can acquire chlamydial eye infection from birth ...Read more


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My fiancé got chlamydia when we had anal sex .. How did i get it in the first place if i never did that with anyone else !

My fiancé got chlamydia when we had anal sex .. How did i get it in the first place if i never did that with anyone else !

Well : A chlamydia infection could have occurred with anal or vaginal sex that either of you have had in the past. It can be "silent" for a long time - which means that you might not even know that you have it. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to get tested after having receptive anal sex? In particular I want to get tested for RECTAL chlamydia+gonhorrea+syphilis.

How long should I wait to get tested after having receptive anal sex? In particular I want to get tested for RECTAL chlamydia+gonhorrea+syphilis.

2 Weeks: Gonorrhea and chlamydia tests can be positive in 2 weeks (unless you develop symptoms). Syphilis testing can be done 1 week to 3 months. Re testing may be done in few weeks to ensure you do not have infection. You should of course be tested for other infections as well. Using condoms can minimize your risk of infection. ...Read more

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I always have protected anal sex receiving. How did I get Chlamydia? I get fingered and rimmed bare sometimes. Can I still have oral sex it's clean.

I always have protected anal sex receiving. How did I get Chlamydia? I get fingered and rimmed bare sometimes. Can I still have oral sex it's clean.

See remark: Chlamyia is transmiited by sexual contact from on partner to another..Avoid oral sex if you had anal sex with your partner at all cost. ...Read more

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Can having anal sex often cause chlamydia?

Can having anal sex often cause chlamydia?

Misinformed?: Chlamydia is an infection. It is transmitted from an infected person to an uninfected human through sexual contact. The sexual act itself has no role in whether one gets infected or not. ...Read more

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Foul brown rectal discharge. Started when infected with chlamydia but was treated for that. No anal sex. What is this?

Foul brown rectal discharge. Started when infected with chlamydia but was treated for that. No anal sex. What is this?

C. difficile?: A common cause of symptoms of this nature after a course of antibiotics can be Clostridium difficile colitis. You could also have Giardiasis, or any of a dozen or more causes of colitis. Go and see a doctor and when you get there be prepared to provide a stool specimen. Good luck ...Read more

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What kind of symptoms would someone possibly have if they got chlamydia, syphilis, or gonorrhea from receptive anal sex?

What kind of symptoms would someone possibly have if they got chlamydia, syphilis, or gonorrhea from receptive anal sex?

Varies widely: Often no symptoms at all; get tested periodically if at risk. Gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes: typically anal discharge, sometimes seen coating stool; often pain, bleeding, onset usually 2-10 days after exposure. Cramping and difficulty defecating in severe cases. Syphilis: Usually no symptoms, or anal sore, often painless. Later (2-6 months) skisymptoms at all; get tested periodically if at risk. ...Read more

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Kindly explain about infection like chlamydia and gonorrhea? Is this generated by anal sex? We should avoid anal sex or not?

Kindly explain about infection like chlamydia and gonorrhea? Is this generated by anal sex? We should avoid anal sex or not?

STDs: These are sexually transmitted diseases which have no relationship necessarily to the route of sexual entry. They can both be transmitted vaginally and potentially anally. Do recommend that if you are sexually active you should protect yourself at all times until certain that you and your partner are both free of disease and monogamous. And if you figure out how to guarantee this, let us know. ...Read more

Chlamydia (Definition)

Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more


Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more