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How can you get chlamydia?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 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.

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In brief: 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. Ask Dr. Jeff Livingston now ›
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology , 14 years in practice
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Unprotected sex

Chlamydia a sexually transmitted disease passed when infected body fluids come into contact with mucous membranes.
That means that it can be passed through vaginal , oral or anal intercourse. Condoms help decrease the risk of transmission.

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In brief: Unprotected sex

Chlamydia a sexually transmitted disease passed when infected body fluids come into contact with mucous membranes.
That means that it can be passed through vaginal , oral or anal intercourse. Condoms help decrease the risk of transmission. Get personalized help from me ›
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