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Can chlamydia be spread by kissing

Can chlamydia be spread by kissing

No: Chlamydia is spread by genital or anal contact (including oral sex) but not by kissing. See http://www.Cdc.Gov/std/chlamydia/stdfact-chlamydia.Htm. ...Read more

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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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If someone have chlamydia of the mouth can it spread by kissing?

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If someone have chlamydia of the mouth can it spread by kissing?

Very rare: Chlamydia transfer involves extensive exposure of mucosa to infected fluid; it would be hard to imagine kissing fervently enough to lead to transmission, but due to proximity, it is always possible. The vast majority of the time, transmission is by sexual contact. ...Read more

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Can oral gonorrhea or oral chlamydia be spread through saliva or kissing?

Can oral gonorrhea or oral chlamydia be spread through saliva or kissing?

Not by kissing: No documented cases of gonorrhea and chlamydia spread by kissing. It is possible to get chlamydia from infected saliva, but not very likely.Gonorrhea can be transmitted in both directions when oral sex is performed on a man, and throat infections with gonorrhea are notoriously difficult to treat.Chlamydia can also by spread by oral sex. ...Read more

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Has my boyfriend spread chlamydia to me?

If he has/ had: Chlamydia at the time of sexual activity - then it is possible for you to become infected by him. ...Read more

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Could chlamydia be spread by the skin contact?

Could chlamydia be spread by the skin contact?

Chlamydia: Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease (std) caused by the bacterium, chlamydia trachomatis, which can damage a woman's reproductive organs. Even though symptoms of chlamydia are usually mild or absent, serious complications that cause irreversible damage, including infertility, can occur "silently" before a woman ever recognizes a problem. Chlamydia also can cause discharge from the p. ...Read more

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How can chlamydia spread back and forth from gf to bf when they each already have the disease?

How can chlamydia spread back and forth from gf to bf when they each already have the disease?

Yes: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection by chlamydia trachomatis. If one person in the pair gets treated and the other does not at the same time, they can pass it back and forth. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/chlamydia/ds00173/tab=indepth. ...Read more

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How much time between sexual partners can chlamydia be spread?

How much time between sexual partners can chlamydia be spread?

Chlamydia: May be transmitted between partners with one sexual contact. ...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