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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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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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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 from kissing?

Very doubtful: Chlamydia can be transmitted through oral, anal or vaginal sex. ...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