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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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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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Can you get chlamydia from kissing someone who has already have it by giving them oral sex?

Can you get chlamydia from kissing someone who has already have it by giving them oral sex?

Of course: People share their germs in many ways. This is just one of the ways. ...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 u get chlamydia by kissing someone or any other sti?

Can u get chlamydia by kissing someone or any other sti?

No you can not: Chlamydia is not spread through saliva and you can not contact chlamydia through kissing.But you can contract herpes and very rarely syphilis by kissing. ...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