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Ways Of Catching Chlamydia
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
If this is my third time catching chlamydia, and ihave sex 5days after treatment will chlamydia be passed to my partner?
It's possible: In the future, please use condoms with sexual activity, not only to keep your partners from getting an infection, but to keep yourself safe as well. Chlamydia is fairly east to treat, but some sexually transmitted infections are much more difficult, and can even be fatal. Please be safe. ...Read more
I keep catching chlamydia, even with condom on. No condom use for getting a blowjob. Is clymydia really that easy to transmit? I use condom correctly
Chlamydia or NGU?: Soimething doesn't compute. It is exceedingly unlikely you are beng reinfected with chlamydia despite consistent condom use. And chalmydia is rarely transmitted by oral sex. Have you actually had positive chlamydia tests? Or perhaps just diagnosed with nongonococcal urethritis? Chlamydia can cause NGU, but most cases have other causes. See an STD or infectious diseases specialist. Good luck! ...Read more
Does a previous chlamydia infection put me at greater risk of catching it again? Or catching any other STDs? I was treated and am completely clean now
No: A previous chlamydia infection does not make a person more susceptible to future chlamydia infections. However, it is important to ensure that your partner is tested/treated to ensure that reinfection does not occur. In addition, barrier contraception (condoms) can help to prevent STD transmission. ...Read more
Chance of catching HIV from an escort in UK? Used condom, but drunk and can't remember it all. Chlamydia test negative. Now my partner has neck rash?
Risk is unknowable: Hey buddy. When it comes to this kind of thing, everybody does things that they realize afterwards that they shouldn't have. No need to tell anybody anything. Just get with your physician and mention the possibility of recent exposure. I'll bet you're HIV-negative but you could have picked up any of several other nasty things. And cherish having shared love, imperfect as it may have been. ...Read more
I just found out me and my partner have chlamydia is there other ways of getting it then sex I had it once before 6 yrs ago?
No: You either still have it from the previous episode or you caught it from your boyfriend. You should both be treated for it. ...Read more
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?
Don't have sex: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease. Condoms help but don't 100% prevent transmission of std. Knowing your partner well, and remaining mutually monogamous (you & partner only sleep with each other) also help. The only proven way is not to have intercourse with anyone who might have chlamydia. Because chlamydia is usually silent, you cannot detect it on your own. ...Read more
Chlamydia: Chlamydia trachomatis is the sexually transmitted chlamydial infection that is also transmitted to a newborn infant through vaginal birth as well. This is why babies get medication in the eyes after birth. This is the one most people refer to when saying "chlamydia". There are a couple of other chlamydias that most lay people are unaware of. One is psittacosis, which is from bird droppings. ...Read more
Are there other ways to get chlamydia other then sexual? I was told you can get it from wipeing wrong, toilet seats
Can you get chlamydia from other ways other than sexual contact? My girlfriend was recently told she has chlamydia but we both have not had sex with other people are there other ways of getting chlamydia...
Can you have gonorrhea or chlamydia without discharge? My penis burns when I pee. I've been itchy around my armpits, face, & genitals 3 days after oral sex (both ways). What can this be?
Yes: Both genders can have few if any symptoms to either disease, especially early on before they have a chance to dig in. I don't find itching a clear symptom of anything, but everybody is unique. I'd get tested soon. ...Read more
A kind of bacteria: Chlamydia is a bacteria. The the most common types are transmitted sexually, i.e. it's an STD. In some developing countries, some chlamydia types cause eye infections in children and are passed nonsexually by contact with infected people, by contact with shared clothing or sheets, and by flies. A related germ called Chlamydophila causes bronchitis and pneumonia. ...Read more
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
Chlamydia is often a: “silent” disease – this means the person isn't experiencing symptoms. Chlamydia symptoms in women may include: spotting, painful sexual intercourse, pain w urination, vaginal discharge (milky or yellow mucus), lower abdominal pain, nausea & fever. Chlamydia in men may cause burning or pain w urinating, irritation at penis opening, discharge, groin pain w swelling & testicular swelling /pain. ...Read more
Not so much.: Most people w chlamydia don’t have sxs. That is why it’s called a silent std. Sxs can include: vaginal discharge, bleeding w intercourse or btwn periods, nausea, fever, painful intercourse, ; lower abdominal ; back pain. Men can experience discharge, burning w urination, itching at opening of the penis (urethra) ; less often – pain/ swelling of testes. It can lead to rectal pain, bleeding ; d/c. ...Read more