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Is there other ways to get chlamydia besides multiple partners. I been w/my bf for 2 yrs his the 1st guy i don't use protection w/& he didn't cheat?

Is there other ways to get chlamydia  besides multiple partners. I been w/my bf for 2 yrs his the 1st guy i don't use protection w/& he didn't cheat?

Chlamydia: Chlamydia can live for years in the throat, rectum and vagina if left untested or untreated. It is only transmitted by sexual contact. If your bf had symptoms in his penis but ignored them then they can also live deep in his urethra for years untreated as well. ...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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Is it possible to get chlamydia from sharing wash clothes and towels? My boyfriend did not cheat and i did not cheat. No way possible!

Is it possible to get chlamydia from sharing wash clothes and towels? My boyfriend did not cheat and i did not cheat. No way possible!

Chlamydia: The problem with chlamydia is that it can live deep in the urethra, throat, and cervix for years if untreated. It is easy to pass. One does not even need full on penetration to get chlamydia. I always advise couples in your scenario to just get treatment and not lose the relationship. But, once treated. Any new infection will mean infidelity. ...Read more

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Can you get chlamydia without having any intercourse?

Chlamydia: How easy?: Yes and no. Now you probably cannot get chlamydia on your cervix without penetration. But, your throat can be infected if you perform oral sex...Even if your partner does not orgasm. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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How can you get chlamydia without having any kind of sex in over 2 years? I was told I have chlamydia, which seems impossible, since I have not had sex in over 2 years. I've been going to my local free health clinic for 5 years and get tested every year

How can you get chlamydia without having any kind of sex in over 2 years? I was told I have chlamydia, which seems impossible, since I have not had sex in over 2 years.  I've been going to my local free health clinic for 5 years and get tested every year

If : If you are sure about your history and have had 4 negative tests, and no exposure, then something is not right here. You can go back to the same clinic and ask to be re-tested, or you can go to a different cliinc and get tested (culture or urine is adequate). It is your choice on how you proceed. Best of luck. ...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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How do you get chlamydia? Oral?

How do you get chlamydia? Oral?

Most kinds of sex: You can get chlamydia from unprotected vaginal, oral, or anal sex. ...Read more

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Where can I get a chlamydia test?

CHLAMYDIA: Most county health departments will do this for free. ...Read more

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Can you get chlamydia back to back?

Can you get chlamydia back to back?

Yes: A re-exposure after treatment can lead to a second chlamydia infection. There are antibiotic failures to cure chlamydia occasionally so after treatment, a test of cure is usually a good idea. ...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