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Why do some people get chlamydia and others don't?
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David Miller
Family Medicine
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In brief: More than you think
Chlamydia is an std caused by a tiny bacteria-like critter that lives inside of cells.
There are often very few symptoms with chlamydia so folks can have it and not know it. It can have very dramatic symptoms as well, such as pid (which can be very serious!). Condoms can provide some protection but abstinence till you are with one person forever is the only truly safe bet for prevention.

In brief: More than you think
Chlamydia is an std caused by a tiny bacteria-like critter that lives inside of cells.
There are often very few symptoms with chlamydia so folks can have it and not know it. It can have very dramatic symptoms as well, such as pid (which can be very serious!). Condoms can provide some protection but abstinence till you are with one person forever is the only truly safe bet for prevention.
David Miller
David Miller
Answer assisted by David Miller, Medical Student
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: STD risk
Lower risk by using condoms.
...Have partners checked....Sometimes just bad luck....

In brief: STD risk
Lower risk by using condoms.
...Have partners checked....Sometimes just bad luck....
Dr. Richard Sarle
Dr. Richard Sarle
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