Results for: Chlamydia

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What is chlamydia?

Chlamydia can refer to a particular group of bacteria which cause a variety of diseases (see related question "What are chlamydiae?"), but usually chlamydia refers to the sexu (MORE)
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What are chlamydiae?

Chlamydiae are a phylum of bacteria that are obligate intracellular parasites. One of these is Chlamydia trachomatis, which causes the STD chlamydia (See related question "Wha (MORE)

How do lesbians get chlamydia?

Chlamydia can be transmitted during vaginal, anal, or oral sex; genital-genital contact; sharing sex toys; and birth to an infected mother. Any sexually active person can be i (MORE)

Where can you get chlamydia?

Chlamydia can infect the urethra, vagina, cervix, eyes, rectum, and throat. From there, it can spread to the uterus, fallopian tubes, pelvis, and epididymis. Chlamydia can b (MORE)
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Who has chlamydia?

Chlamydia is the most frequently reported bacterial sexually  transmitted infection in the United States. In 2011, 1,412,791  cases of chlamydia were reported to CDC from 50 (MORE)

Can you get chlamydia from making out?

Chlamydia can be transmitted during vaginal, anal, or oral sex; genital-genital contact; and sharing sex toys. Chlamydia can also be passed from an infected mother to her baby (MORE)

Can you get chlamydia in your eye?

Yes you can get chlamydia in your eye. With regard to the sexually transmitted disease, infection of the eye usually this happens when infected people touch their genitals and (MORE)

Who can get chlamydia?

Those who practice unprotected sex are most at risk to catch chlamydia. It best transmits with Sexual Intercourse. The people at highest risk are those who: Have other STDsa (MORE)