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Understanding Chlamydia -- Prevention

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How Can I Prevent Chlamydia?

To reduce the risk of getting infected with chlamydia, use a condom each time you have sex. Limit the number of sexual partners, or consider practicing abstinence.

If you think you are infected, avoid sexual contact and see a doctor.

Understanding Chlamydia

Find out more about chlamydia:

Basics

Symptoms

Diagnosis and Treatment

Prevention

Most doctors recommend that all people who have more than one sexual partner, especially women, be tested for chlamydia regularly even in the absence of symptoms.

WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by David T. Derrer, MD on March 29, 2014

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