Reducing Your Risk of Chlamydia
Any person who is sexually active can be infected with chlamydia. Some ways to lower the risk are:
- Abstaining from oral, anal, or genital sex
- Limiting sex to one uninfected partner
- Using latex condoms during sex
- Chlamydia—CDC detailed fact sheet. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at: https://www.cdc.gov/std/chlamydia/STDFact-chlamydia-detailed.htm.
- Chlamydia genital infection. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: https://www.dynamed.com/condition/chlamydia-genital-infection.
- Sexually transmitted diseases treatment guidelines. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at: https://www.cdc.gov/std/treatment-guidelines/default.htm.
- Elizabeth Margaret Prusak, MD
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