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Can you get chlamydia in your mouth?

Can you get chlamydia in your mouth?

Yes: Any sexually transmitted disease can have oral manifestations. Often there are no symptoms. Usually symptoms appear 1-3 weeks after exposure. Symptoms can be a sore throat or flu like symptoms. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...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 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

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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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This is my 7th day after taking azithromycin for chlamydia and I recieved head. Will I be at risk of gettin reinfected?

This is my 7th day after taking azithromycin for chlamydia and I recieved head. Will I be at risk of gettin reinfected?

Yes and no: Although the Azithromycin will take care of the current chlamydia infection, you can get re-infected if you continue to have unprotected intercourse with a partner who is still infected. Your partner(s) should be evaluated and treated if necessary. Besides abstinence, condom use is the only form of contraception that prevents sexually transmitted diseases. Oral sex is lower risk sex, low is not no. ...Read more

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This is my 7th day after taking azithromycin for chlamydia and I recieved head from someone who doesn't have chlamydia. Will I get reinfected?

This is my 7th day after taking azithromycin for chlamydia and I recieved head from someone who doesn't have chlamydia. Will I get reinfected?

Probably not: It is not possible to tell if they have chlamydia from looking at them; however, oral sex is a relatively low risk activity for contracting any std other than herpes (oral sex is high risk for contracting herpes if either person has the virus). Safer sex would involve using a condom or dental dam as a barrier for even oral sex. ...Read more

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Is chlamydia transmitted from saliva?

Is chlamydia transmitted from saliva?

Thanks for asking!: Chlamydia can be transmitted sexually.Remember that one can aquire infection at birth of the conjunctiva, vagina, rectum and nasopharynx. ...Read more

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I have bumps in back of my tongue is that a sign of chlamydia?

I have bumps in back of my tongue is that a sign of chlamydia?

Not chlamydia: Chlamydia doesn't do this. Probably you're seeing normal circumvallate papillae, a row of large taste buds that everybody has on the back of the tongue. Google it to see photos. ...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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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