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Anal sex and vaginal sex, cause for chlamydia infection ?

hello my girlfriend has just found out she has chlymedia and she is insisting she hasnt cheated on me, i havent slept with anyone in over a year and i have had random tests done during that and have foound nothing. i have heard that if you have anal sex and virginal sex its could cause a chlymedia infection is this true or is there anyway that she is telling the truth?
Asked On : Sat, 5 May 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the bacterium, Chlamydia trachomatis, which can damage a woman's reproductive organs. 
Chlamydia is the most frequently reported bacterial sexually transmitted disease in the United States. 
Chlamydia can be transmitted during vaginal, anal, or oral sex.
Any sexually active person can be infected with chlamydia. The greater the number of sex partners, the greater the risk of infection. Because the cervix (opening to the uterus) of teenage girls and young women is not fully matured and is probably more susceptible to infection, they are at particularly high risk for infection if sexually active. Since chlamydia can be transmitted by oral or anal sex, men who have sex with men are also at risk for chlamydial infection.
Chlamydia is known as a "silent" disease because the majority of infected people have no symptoms. If symptoms do occur, they usually appear within 1 to 3 weeks after exposure.
Men or women who have receptive anal intercourse may acquire chlamydial infection in the rectum, which can cause rectal pain, discharge, or bleeding. Chlamydia can also be found in the throats of women and men having oral sex
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General & Family Physician Dr. Chandra Shekhar Sharma's  Response

Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted infection, which can be transmitted through oral, anal & vaginal sex. About 50 to 70% women suffering with it remain asymptomatic for long time. If you perform anal & vaginal sex simultaneously, bacterias which are present there only can be transferred, but chlamydia is not normally present there.

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