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If the symptoms of throat Chlamydia subside on their own, how long until the risk of oral transmission is gone?

If the symptoms of throat Chlamydia subside on their own, how long until the risk of oral transmission is gone?

Not chlamydia: The premise is wrong: Although chlamydia can infect the throat, it's uncommon; and when it happens, no symptoms occur. Even if you had a positive oral chlamydia test, it wasn't the cause of your sore throat or any other symptoms. With or without symptoms, you can certainly continue to transmit it until you have been treated. ...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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Chlamydia treated, infidelity probably oral transmission. Now stomach noise , canker sore, stress, single bump on my arm, lost 5 pounds, no sleep y?

Chlamydia treated, infidelity probably oral transmission. Now  stomach noise , canker sore, stress, single bump on my arm, lost 5 pounds, no sleep y?

Please Clarify: There is not a clear question here. It surely sounds like you have a lot to ask. Please make each question specific and separate each question. ...Read more

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What is the transmission rate of chlamydia from female to male in a one time exposure when the female is taking azithromycin?

What is the transmission rate of chlamydia from female to male in a one time exposure when the female is taking azithromycin?

Chlamydia: One should consider the male in this situation is 100% likely to get chlamydia if he inserts his penis into your vagina. You should consider yourself contagious until 48 hours after taking azithromycin. ...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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Can a woman catch chlamydia after receiving oral from her male partner ?

Can a woman catch chlamydia after receiving oral from her male partner  ?

Rare...but possible: Depends on several factors: are both of you monogamous? Are you having both oral and vaginal sexual penetration? Is this a new sexual partner? The best idea is to get an STD screen. Use condoms and spermicidal foam or jelly ...Read more

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I was treated for chlamydia, & 6days after I had taken the two one dose pills, I let a guy do oral on me.what are the chances I gave him chlamydia?

I was treated for chlamydia, & 6days after I had taken the two one dose pills, I let a guy do oral on me.what are the chances I gave him chlamydia?

See answer: It is recommended to abstain from sexual contact for 7 days after treatment for Chlamydia. Oral transmission of Chlamydia can and does occur but is less common than other routes. Symptoms usually include sore throat and sometimes flu-like symptoms within 1-3 weeks. Given your history and the above facts, I feel the risk of transmission is likely quite low, though relaying this info recommended. ...Read more

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If you have oral chlamydia or gonnorrea, what are the symptoms?

If you have oral chlamydia or gonnorrea, what are the symptoms?

Oral STDs: Usually there are no symptoms for these infections in the mouth or throat. They are discovered through thorough std testing by swabbing the throat in cases where risk of infection can be high. ...Read more

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Can you catch chlamydia from oral sex?

Can you catch chlamydia from oral sex?

Yes: Chlamydial infections of the throat have been well documented. Use safe sexual practices when performing and receiving oral sex. ...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


Transmission (Definition)

In medicine and biology, transmission is the passing of a communicable disease from an infected host individual or group to a conspecific individual or group, regardless of whether the other individual was previously infected. Sometimes transmission can specifically mean infection of ...Read more