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Where did Chlamydia come from?

Asked by Gwendolyn Brandl on November 17, 2021

Categories: Medical health Infertility


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Chlamydia can be spread during vaginal, anal, ororal sex, and can be passed from an infected mother to her baby during childbirth.

Chlamydia
Causes Chlamydia trachomatis spread by sexual intercourse or childbirth
Diagnostic method Urine or swab of the cervix, vagina, or urethra

Where is Chlamydia trachomatis found? Chlamydia trachomatis also resides in the genital tract, cervix, and urethra of adults, andgenital infection is spread sexually. Lymphogranuloma venereum persists in the genital tract of infected persons.

How easy is it to catch chlamydia? Chlamydia is usually spread during sexualcontact with someone who has the infection. The main ways people get chlamydia are from having vaginal sex and anal sex, but it can also be spread through oral sex. Rarely, you can get chlamydia by touching your eye if you have infected fluids on your hand.

Is chlamydia a virus? Chlamydial diseases are sexually transmitted and caused by thebacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. However, this bacterium acts more like a virus. Fortunately, chlamydia is a largely preventable infection.

How serious is chlamydia? Chlamydia is a common STD that can infect both men and women. It can cause serious, permanent damage to a woman's reproductive system. Chlamydia can also cause a potentially fatal ectopic pregnancy (pregnancy that occurs outside the_womb).