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Doctor insights on: Can You Get Chlamydia Through Kissing

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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

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 probable is it to get reinfected with chlamydia through oral sex?

Chlamydia: You can become infected and re-infected with chlamydia via oral 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