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Chlamydia becomes active as soon as it enters the body.

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How is chlamydia active in males?

Chlamydia is active in males and females in the same way. It infects the mucous membranes and reproduces inside the host cell.

Can you get chlamydia from swallowing semen?

Yes; you can become infected with chlamydia in the throat from the exposure to the bacteria.

How often does chlamydia infect sexually active women?

Chlamydia is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted disease in the United States.

Can asymptomatic chlamydia become symptomatic?


What if you smoke marijuana while having chlamydia?

You and the chlamydia get stoned together. You still have chlamydia. Get antibiotics to treat the chlamydia. If you are sexually active use protection and tell your current and recent former sexual partners so they can get treatment too.

Can you get chlamydia if you're not sexually active?

You can get chlamydia from oral, anal, or vaginal sex; from sharing sex toys; or from genital-genital contact. In addition, a baby can get chlamydia during birth to a woman who is infected. If none of these applies to you, you won't get chlamydia.

Can you try to have a baby even if you have chlamydia?

You should not try to become pregnant when you have chlamydia. Please consult the physician. He will treat your chlamydia infection. Then you can try to have the baby.

Is the rate of chlamydia increasing or decreasing?

The rate of reported chlamydia is increasing, most likely due to increased screening of asymptomatic sexually active patients.

When did chlamydia first become a problem in the US?


How many females under 18 have chlamydia?

The CDC estimates that 6.8% of sexually active females age 14 to 19 have chlamydia. (see related link).

Can a woman get chlamydia even if not sexually active?

if her mother was a carrier of the bacteria then she'll also have it.

Can you get your tongue pierced when you have chlamydia?

It takes just a week to clear chlamydia with effective treatment. While your tongue can't be infected with chlamydia, it makes sense to wait to get pierced until your immune system is not working on an active infection.

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