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Doctor insights on: Can You Catch Chlamydia From Kissing

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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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If you kiss someone that has chlamydia and got their saliva on your lips and you have a habit of licking your lips could i catch it?

If you kiss someone that has chlamydia and got their saliva on your lips and you have a habit of licking your lips could i catch it?

Contact: Chlamydia is a intracellular parasite. It is transmitted through sexual contact with an infected person. Chlamydia can be passed during vaginal, anal, or oral sex. An infected mother can pass chlamydia to the baby during vaginal delivery. So, technically speaking- the answer to your question is yes-if you do sexual contact with the infected person. ...Read more

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Can you catch chlamydia from oral sex?

Can you catch chlamydia from oral sex?

Yes: Chlamydial infections of the throat have been well documented. Use safe sexual practices when performing and receiving oral sex. ...Read more

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Can i catch chlamydia by masturbating?

Can i catch chlamydia by masturbating?

No: No. If you do not have chlamydia & self-masturbate - it will not lead to developing an infection. ...Read more

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Can you catch chlamydia by swapping saliva ?

Can you catch chlamydia by swapping saliva ?

Yes: There have been cases of people getting chlamydia from oral sex, so it would make sense that they could transmit it back to the other person. ...Read more

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How can I catch chlamydia from protected sex?

How can I catch chlamydia from protected sex?

Frustrating!: Chlamydia may cause minimal symptoms. One possibility is that it was present before the protected sex. Also possible for condoms to break. ...Read more

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Who can catch chlamydia faster, men or women?

Who can catch chlamydia faster, men or women?

Same: This disease is easy and rapid to transmit. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to catch chlamydia after you get a shot?

Is it possible for you to catch chlamydia after you get a shot?

Well, shots wouldn't: Cause the chlamydia. Chlamydia can be transmitted through oral, anal or vaginal sex. So if a woman has a chlamydia infection of her throat ; performs fellatio – then infection is possible. ...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