Can a guy get chlamydia from performing anal sex?

Yes. Chlamydia doesn't choose where it lives. Anus, rectum, vagina...All good places for the organism. Use condoms!

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My fiancé got chlamydia when we had anal sex. How did I get it in the first place if I never did that with anyone else!

Well . A chlamydia infection could have occurred with anal or vaginal sex that either of you have had in the past. It can be "silent" for a long time - which means that you might not even know that you have it. Read more...
Sticky bugs. Chlamydia and gonorrhea are very sticky to certain tissues in the body. These two infections can be transmitted just with an infected penis rubbing up against the anus without penetration. But, heartbreakingly, your bf may have brought this with him. It would be hard to prove either way. Chlamydia and gonorrhea both are often asymptomatic in the rectum. Read more...
Perhaps other way? Why do you assume you were infected first if you are sure you were not infected with any type of sexually transmissible disease? Untreated chlaymydia generally makes itself known. Your partner potentially would be the first contact with the problem you had. Read more...

How long should I wait to get tested after having receptive anal sex? In particular I want to get tested for RECTAL chlamydia+gonhorrea+syphilis.

STI testing time. Two weeks after potential exposure should be a good time to be tested and I would add HIV to the list. Practicing safe sex is essential in protecting yourself from these STIs. Receptive anal sex is perhaps the highest rate of transmission. Please use your condoms. Read more...
Within the week. You can be tested for these within the week after intercourse. I must advise the use of condoms in the future as HIV is easily spread by receptive anal intercourse as is HPV which is a cause of anal cancer. . Read more...
2 Weeks. Gonorrhea and chlamydia tests can be positive in 2 weeks (unless you develop symptoms). Syphilis testing can be done 1 week to 3 months. Re testing may be done in few weeks to ensure you do not have infection. You should of course be tested for other infections as well. Using condoms can minimize your risk of infection. . Read more...

If you get Chlamydia in the rectum through anal sex, is it possible for ir to also infect the penis/urethra? Or will it just stay in the rectum?

Here are some... The described scenario poses high likelihood to infect urethra also. So, seek professional evaluation, treatment, and counseling timely if symptomatic & concerned. Of course, make sure of treating and following partner as well. Best wishes... Read more...

Can having anal sex often cause chlamydia?

Not the cause. Having anal sex is not the cause of chlamydia. Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection. Anytime you have unprotected sex you run the risk of contracting a STD. The lining of the anus is thin,does not self lubricating therefore can have small tears during intercourse. If you are concerned about possibly having a STD please see your doctor or go to a public health facility for testin. Read more...
STD transmission. Chlamydia and other sexually transmitted disease can be passed to an uninfected person by an infected partner by oral, vaginal or anal sex. This can be prevented by use of a condom! Read more...
Misinformed? Chlamydia is an infection. It is transmitted from an infected person to an uninfected human through sexual contact. The sexual act itself has no role in whether one gets infected or not. Read more...
Yes. Anal, oral, vaginal sex can all transmit chlamydia. So be safe and use protection (condom). Hope this helps. Be safe. Dr R. Read more...

Foul brown rectal discharge. Started when infected with chlamydia but was treated for that. No anal sex. What is this?

C. difficile? A common cause of symptoms of this nature after a course of antibiotics can be Clostridium difficile colitis. You could also have Giardiasis, or any of a dozen or more causes of colitis. Go and see a doctor and when you get there be prepared to provide a stool specimen. Good luck. Read more...

What kind of symptoms would someone possibly have if they got chlamydia, syphilis, or gonorrhea from receptive anal sex?

Here are some ... 400-letter space would not suffice to detail the answers to your questions. To learn Sx of these, go to www.webmd.com to type key words such as "symptoms of ..." Clinically, you may feel burning urination as well as see urethral discharge from chlamydia & gono. For syphilis, painless ulcerated lesion with elevated margin, called chancre, may appear in infected genital area. Best wish ... Read more...
Varies widely. Often no symptoms at all; get tested periodically if at risk. Gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes: typically anal discharge, sometimes seen coating stool; often pain, bleeding, onset usually 2-10 days after exposure. Cramping and difficulty defecating in severe cases. Syphilis: Usually no symptoms, or anal sore, often painless. Later (2-6 months) skisymptoms at all; get tested periodically if at risk. Read more...

Kindly explain about infection like chlamydia and gonorrhea? Is this generated by anal sex? We should avoid anal sex or not?

STDs. These are sexually transmitted diseases which have no relationship necessarily to the route of sexual entry. They can both be transmitted vaginally and potentially anally. Do recommend that if you are sexually active you should protect yourself at all times until certain that you and your partner are both free of disease and monogamous. And if you figure out how to guarantee this, let us know. Read more...