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Can you get chlamydia from kissing someone?

Can you get chlamydia from kissing someone?

No.: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease and lives only (for practical purposes) in the genitourinary tract often causing symptoms but occasionally reading there asymptomatically in carrier individuals. If you have had unprotected intercourse you should be checked for pregnancy and stds including gonorrhea, chlamydia and hiv. ...Read more

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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


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Can you get chlamydia from kissing?

Can you get chlamydia from kissing?

May be...: Chlamydia is known to be transmitted by vaginal, oral, and anal sexual activity; so, it's possible after oral sex. Also, beware: most infected men are asymptomatic. For healthy living? To www.Formefirst.Com to explore how to live a long happy life... Best... ...Read more

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Can you get gonorrhea from kissing?

Can you get gonorrhea from kissing?

The really deep kind: Dry-kissing won't transmit it, but it's a fairly common infection in the throat and "kissing of more than filial intensity" can transmit it. If you have any concerns, let your physician know, because a special culture for gonorrhea may be in order. ...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 you get hiv from casual kissing?

Can you get hiv from casual kissing?

No: It's very clear you cannot catch HIV this way. You can get infectious mono, CMV, herpes simplex, syphilis, and/or gonorrhea. For syphilis, there's got to be a lesion. For the others, less so. Most folks think it's worth the risk. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you catch chlamydia from using someone's toothbrush?

Can you catch chlamydia from using someone's toothbrush?

It would be rare: However...Bacteria from a toothbrush can be transmitted so you're better off not brushing for a very short term vs using someone else's brush. If you have no choice, soak the brush in 50/50 bleach/water first. ...Read more

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Can you catch HIV from urine?

Can you catch HIV from urine?

No: I am not sure what you would do with urine to think that HIV could be spread through it. The answer is no even if you drink it. ...Read more

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Can you hiv from casual kissing?

Can you hiv from casual kissing?

No: Not even likely from intense kissing. HIV is not usually transmitted via the oral route. ...Read more

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Can you catch trichamonis from oral sex?

Can you catch trichamonis from oral sex?

Probably not: Trichomonas is strictly a genital parasite. Nobody has ever done research to see if it can be carried in the oral cavity, but probably it doesn't happen. In my 40+ years in the STD business, I have never seen or heard of a patient who seemed to have acquired trich, either genital or oral, through oral sex. ...Read more

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Can you get chlamydia through kissing?

Can you get chlamydia through kissing?

Depends on where...: Chlamydia can infect different parts of the body. Depending on what one is kissing, chlamydia can be passed from one person to another. It can travel from the genitals to the throat via oral sex. Then, it can go from one person's throat to another's throat, etc... ...Read more

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Can you catch herpes from chapstick?

Yes: If someone with herpes uses your chapstick then you certainly can catch it if you use it after that person. So, it probably is not a good idea to share these types of things. ...Read more

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Can you catch aids just from ear kissing?

Can you catch aids just from ear kissing?

No: Ear kissing is on the list of "very safe" sexual activities. ...Read more

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Can you catch genital herpes from urine?

Can you catch genital herpes from urine?

Probably not: In general, transmission of herpes virus requires direct contact of an infected surface with a susceptible one, usually with rubbing to massage the virus into the tissues. That's why initial herpes usually shows up at sites of friction during sex, like penis head or shaft or vaginal opening and labia minora. Urine is an unlikely source of infection. ...Read more

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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

A sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or ...Read more