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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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Hi, so I had chlamydia and it was given to me through vaginal sex but I can give it to someone else through oral even though it wasn't given through o?

Hi, so I had chlamydia and it was given to me through vaginal sex but I can give it to someone else through oral even though it wasn't given through o?

Chlamydia: No. It is caught directly from contact with the infected tissue. It does not travel to other parts of the body. But, if you performed oral sex on the man who gave you vaginal chlamydia then your throat is infected as well. ...Read more

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Could chlamydia be spread by the skin contact?

Could chlamydia be spread by the skin contact?

Chlamydia: Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease (std) caused by the bacterium, chlamydia trachomatis, which can damage a woman's reproductive organs. Even though symptoms of chlamydia are usually mild or absent, serious complications that cause irreversible damage, including infertility, can occur "silently" before a woman ever recognizes a problem. Chlamydia also can cause discharge from the p. ...Read more

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Is it rare to contract chlamydia through oral sex?

No.: Less common than herpes, but can be transmitted orally to whoever is performing the oral sex. Can cause chlamydial pharyngitis! ...Read more

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How easily is chlamydia spread without vaginal sex?

How easily is chlamydia spread without vaginal sex?

Spreading chlamydia: In addition to vaginal sex, anal sex can easily transmit chlamydia. Oral sex is low risk, but not zero risk. It cannot be transmitted by kissing, body rubbing, or hand-genital contact. ...Read more

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Has my boyfriend spread chlamydia to me?

If he has/ had: Chlamydia at the time of sexual activity - then it is possible for you to become infected by him. ...Read more

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How can chlamydia spread back and forth from gf to bf when they each already have the disease?

How can chlamydia spread back and forth from gf to bf when they each already have the disease?

Yes: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection by chlamydia trachomatis. If one person in the pair gets treated and the other does not at the same time, they can pass it back and forth. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/chlamydia/ds00173/tab=indepth. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia be passed through toilet paper?

Can chlamydia be passed through toilet paper?

Why would u share?: If you mean that somehow chlamydia gets onto the paper and somebody wipes with it, highly improbable to be transmitted. But how would it get on the toilet paper without somebody using it first? Generally people dispose of it after using it. ...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