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Can someone be infected with Chlamydia, through other things besides sex? Like, needles, razors, etc.

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Hi, I think the answer is no, if you read this, its a piece I found, may help may not.

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You can get chlamydia through: 

  • unprotected vaginal sex
  • unprotected anal sex
  • unprotected oral sex
  • your genitals coming into contact with your partner's genitals
  • sharing sex toys when they are not washed or covered with a new condom between each person who uses them

Sexual fluid from the penis or vagina can pass chlamydia from one person to another even if the penis does not enter the vagina, anus or mouth. This means you can get chlamydia from genital contact with someone who has the infection even if there is no penetration, orgasm or ejaculation.

It isn’t clear if chlamydia could be passed on by transferring infected semen or vaginal fluid on the fingers.

Infected semen or vaginal fluid can cause conjunctivitis if it gets into someone’s eye.

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