Chlamydia Infections

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Last Updated: 02 May 2022

It is caused by bacteria called Chlamydia trachomatis. Women can get chlamydia in the throat, cervix, or anus. You can get chlamydia during oral, vaginal, or anal sex with someone that has the infection. A woman can pass chlamydia to her infant throughout childbirth. If you've had chlamydia and were treated in the past, you can get re-infected if you have unsafe sex with a person that has it. Chlamydia is more common in youths, especially young women.

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