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Chlamydia (cont.)

Chlamydia Prevention

  • Use latex condoms when having sexual intercourse.
  • Avoid sexual contact with high-risk partners.
  • Treat infected sexual partners or have them tested before having sexual relations. Up to one-fourth of sexual partners will be reinfected because the partner wasn't treated.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/21/2014

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