Can You Get Chlamydia From Oral Sex?


Yes, most definitely you can get Chlamydia performing oral sex with a contaminated person. Chlamydia is transmitted by interchanging sexual fluids. The Chlamydia trahcomatis is a bacteria belonging to a genus of bacteria that are obligate intracellular parasites, meaning that their life cycle in its entirety occurs inside the host cell and cannot live outside it. The bacteria infect and live inside the cells associated with vaginal and penile mucous. It is necessary to get in contact with those mucous to get infected and developed the disease. Anyway, once a person knows he or she has been infected should get treatment as soon as possible and avoid any unprotected sexual activity.

Note: This article is not medical advice. Please consult your doctor for your specific condition.