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Chlamydia / Chlamydia Trachomatis

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis. It is a very common cause of genital infection acquired during oral, vaginal, or anal, sexual contact with an infected partner.

Stave off the infection by keeping yourself updated on healthy sexual practices. For additional information, Medindia’s support group is the place to be.

 

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