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Can you get chlamydia from someone's saliva entering your vagina even if that person was treated a few days before?

Can you get chlamydia from someone's saliva entering your vagina even if that person was treated a few days before?

I would think this : Could be a problem. People who are being treated for chlamydia are instructed not to be sexually active for seven days. During this period, chlamydia could still be transmitted back & forth. ...Read more

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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Wanted to know if i can get chlamydia from saliva?

Wanted to know if i can get chlamydia from saliva?

Transmission: From what I have read, chlamydia is not spread through saliva. It can be transmitted via vaginal, anal ; oral sex but would not be spread by kissing (lips). ...Read more

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Is it possible to get chlamydia from sharing cups? Or from saliva?

Is it possible to get chlamydia from sharing cups? Or from saliva?

Chlamydia: It is so unlikely that i would say no. Chlamydia is a sticky bug that can line the infected persons throat, urethra or cervix or rectal tissues. The infected fluids are more likely to be semen or vaginal fluids than saliva. But, in the extreme case, oral or salvia transmission has occurred. But that is not the norm and i would advise not to worry about sharing cups. ...Read more

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Can you get chlamydia by saliva? As in kissing someone mouth to mouth, sharing food, sharing the same straw, etc. ?

Here are some ...: Chlamydia trachomatis is transmitted by vaginal, oral, or anal sexual activities, through which the bacteria gain their foothold through microscopically injured mucosa due to the breakdown of natural barrier by sexual acts. The acts you mentioned wouldn't suffice to break such barrier, except possible existing sore. But remember: The exposed woudn't necessarily contract infection... ...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?

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?

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

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


Saliva (Definition)

The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the salivary and mucous glands in the mouth. Saliva contains water, mucin, organic salts, and the digestive enzyme ptyalin. It serves to moisten the oral cavity, to initiate the digestion of starches, and to aid in the chewing and swallowing of food. Approximately 1 to 1.5 l ...Read more