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Could chlamydia be spread by the skin contact?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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