Chlamydia (pronounced klah-MIH-dee-ah) is a bacterial infection that is sexually transmitted. This means that you get it from someone who already has the infection when you have unprotected sex with them.
See “How do I get chlamydia”
There are a number of bacteria called ‘chlamydia’. The sexually transmitted form of chlamydia is called ‘chlamydia trachomatis’.
Chlamydia can infect the cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes, urethra, rectum, testes, scrotum and, less commonly, the throat.
See “Chlamydia Symptoms”
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