Can you get chlamydia without having sex?

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What is chlamydia?

How do you get chlamydia?

What does chlamydia look like?

How do I know if I have chlamydia?

Chlamydia often looks like nothing at all, this is why it is so good at getting around, the only way to know if you have chlamydia is to get an STI test. Chlamydia can live in any of the warm and wet parts of your body you use during sex, so it is important that you check each place you use. That’s why we offer multi-site testing!

What do I do if me or my partner has chlamydia?

It is important to communicate with your partners so that they can take care of themselves as well. It is also a good idea to be thoughtful about how you engage sexually and whether you share your infection with others through direct contact to your sexy areas or their bodily fluids.

We get it though, these are tough conversations, which is why you can also send your friends or partners a kit through us anonymously HERE. Communication is key folks.

How to treat chlamydia?

Chlamydia typically goes away within 1 to 2 weeks. You should avoid sex during this time to prevent transmitting the disease. Your doctor may prescribe a one-dose medication or a medication you’ll take daily for about a week. If they prescribe a one-dose pill, you should wait 7 days before having sex again.

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