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Chlamydia can infect the cervix and cause inflammation in the cervix, but does not do long-term damage to the cervix. Chlamydial scarring occurs in the fallopian tubes and in the pelvis, if permanent damage occurs.

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Q: How soon can chlamydia damage your cervix?
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