Chlamydia - What Increases Your Risk
Risk factors for getting
- Having unprotected sex (not using
- Having more than one sex partner.
- Having a
high-risk partner or partners. This includes people who have more than one sex
partner or sex partners who have chlamydia.
- Starting sexual
activity before age 18.
Any child with chlamydia needs to be seen by a doctor to
determine the cause and to assess for possible sexual abuse. For more
information, see the topic
Child Abuse and Neglect.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
January 09, 2009
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