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Forum Name: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Question: how else can you get chlamydia

 msbell06 - Thu Feb 04, 2010 10:43 pm

Can you get chlamydia by using a washcloth that an infected person use right before you used it to wash vaginally inside and out of the vagina.
 Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Fri Apr 09, 2010 3:02 am

User avatar Hello,Nonsexual transmission of chlamydia is known but not established.Antibodies to chlamydia have been demonstrated even in small children.
Also C.Trachomatis with conjuctivitis is known to occur as auto innoculation with vaginal secretions.Non porus plastic surfaces have shown presence of the organism and thus transmission through fomites is possible.
However it is very rare to get such transmission.Best wishes.


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