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Can you get chlamydia from a needle?

Can you get chlamydia from a needle?

Not likely: No. Chlamydia is typically transmitted through sexual contact with a person. It is not transmitted though needles. ...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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How can you get chlamydia?

Unprotected sex: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection passed by transmitting body fluids from one person to another. Chlamydia can be acquired through vaginal, anal and oral sex. You can not catch chlamydia through casual contact. Avoiding intercourse is the only 100% way to protect yourself. Condoms are very effective in decreasing the risk. ...Read more

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Could I get chlamydia again?

Yes: You can get this as often as you are exposed, cured and re-exposed. Similar to strep throat, you do not develop permanent immunity after infection. ...Read more

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What is chlamydia? How does a person get it?

What is chlamydia? How does a person get it?

Chlamydia: Chlamydia is an intracellular bacteria that cause diseases in multiple species. In humans it is most notably the number one cause of sexually transmitted diseases. Men are symptomatic in about 75% of cases whereas women are only symptomatic in about 30% of cases. It usually infects the urethra however it can I ascend to the bladder and cause a urinary tract infection. Other species can cause pneumonia and is spread by birds. ...Read more

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How likely is it to get chlamydia from giving a blowjob?

How likely is it to get chlamydia from giving a blowjob?

This is a definite: Risk. You can develop chlamydia in the pharynx from oral-genital contact. ...Read more

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I had un protected sex an get chlamydia what is the soulation?

I had un protected sex an get chlamydia what is the soulation?

Antibiotic: See your doctor or go to the health department for treatment. Antibiotics can be take to treat chlamydia. Your sexual partners should also be treated to prevent reinfection and for their benefit. You may also need to be tested for other sexually transmitted infections. ...Read more

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I had contracted chlamydia and was treated, but I had my gf get checked but she did not have it. How is this possible?

I had contracted chlamydia and was treated, but I had my gf get checked but she did not have it. How is this possible?

Chlamydia: You all may have been lucky and she may have not contracted the disease. Was she actually tested? This is important because a person could have chlamydia & not show symptoms. ...Read more

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Can you get chlamydia by oral sex?

Can you get chlamydia by oral sex?

Yes: You need to visit a clinic for testing and therapy. Untreated the infection can lead to sterility ...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.

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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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Is it possible to get chlamydia from anal?

Is it possible to get chlamydia from anal?

Yes, but uncommon: Chlamydial proctitis, which involves inflammation of the distal rectal mucosa, is relatively uncommon and occurs nearly exclusively in men who have sex with men who have had receptive anal intercourse. Women can experience rectal infection with chlamydia, but they are typically asymptomatic and do not have long-term sequelae. ...Read more

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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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Can you get chlamydia from working with blood?

Can you get chlamydia from working with blood?

No-surface exposure: Chlamydia never enters the blood like HIV or syphilis. It is a germ you acquire by direct surface exposure to an infected persons secretions. ...Read more

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How long to get gc and chlamydia test results?

Varies: Both tests are usually done by dna analysis and the test can be completed in one day. However the lab may not run the test every day. So it depends on how long it takes the specimen to get to the lab, how often the lab runs the test, and how long it takes your doctor to get in touch with you. Ideally, you should know the day after you provide the sample. ...Read more

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If you get infected with chlamydia, how long can it affect me?

If you get infected with chlamydia, how long can it affect me?

Silent STD: Chlamydia can be a silent std which means that you may not have symptoms (even though it is damaging your body). ...Read more

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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