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Can chlamydia be transferred via non sexual routes?

Can u get clamidia from something els besides having sex?I know most of the time you get italic from having sex but what iif you and your partner have a high sex drive and never used portection most cases having sex four times a day ..if i eject cum in her every time and if she dosnt clean ber self out real well can she develop. Clamidia from that and im also not. Have not had the fore skin on y member removed at birth could this cause this as well?
Asked On : Mon, 15 Oct 2012
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Hello and welcome to HCM,
There are three subtypes of Chlamydia.
One subtype causes sexually transmitted disease called lymphogranuloma venerum (LGV), other a eye infection called trachomatis and the last one psittacosis.
LGV is a sexually transmitted disease.
A antigen test for Chlamydia needs to be done of you want to know your infection status. The test can be done in both you and your partner.
LGV is not known to occur by non-sexual route.
Uncircumscribed penis (penis with foreskin) does not increase the incidence of LGV.

Thanks and take care
Dr Shailja P Wahal

Answered: Mon, 26 Aug 2013
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