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Can oral gonorrhea or oral chlamydia be spread through saliva or kissing?

Can oral gonorrhea or oral chlamydia be spread through saliva or kissing?

Not by kissing: No documented cases of gonorrhea and chlamydia spread by kissing. It is possible to get chlamydia from infected saliva, but not very likely.Gonorrhea can be transmitted in both directions when oral sex is performed on a man, and throat infections with gonorrhea are notoriously difficult to treat.Chlamydia can also by spread by 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


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Can chlamydia be spread by kissing

Can chlamydia be spread by kissing

No: Chlamydia is spread by genital or anal contact (including oral sex) but not by kissing. See http://www.Cdc.Gov/std/chlamydia/stdfact-chlamydia.Htm. ...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 chlamydia be transferred through kissing or during oral?

Can chlamydia be transferred through kissing or during oral?

Potentially: Chlamydial species can be present in oral secretions but are usually eliminated by the enzymes in saliva. They do, however, cause atypical pneumonias, conjuncitivitis, and at least theoretically can produce other forms of upper respiratory infection. If you are referring to non-gonococcal urethritis or pelvic infection it is very unlikely to be acquired like that, and is almost always sexually. ...Read more

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How can Chlamydia be transmitted through oral sex, but not kissing?For instance if I had chlamydia n gave oral sex to some one ?

How can Chlamydia be transmitted through oral sex, but not kissing?For instance if I had chlamydia n gave oral sex to some one ?

Chlamydia: Yes. Chlamydia can be a asymptomatic infection of the back of the throat and can be passed on by the infected human performing oral sex on a penis. It cannot be passed from the back of the throat to the skin of the genitals it does not directly touch. ...Read more

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If someone have chlamydia of the mouth can it spread by kissing?

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If someone have chlamydia of the mouth can it spread by kissing?

Very rare: Chlamydia transfer involves extensive exposure of mucosa to infected fluid; it would be hard to imagine kissing fervently enough to lead to transmission, but due to proximity, it is always possible. The vast majority of the time, transmission is by sexual contact. ...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