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08/22/2005

Question:

i know u can get chlamydia from oral sex but i was wondering can u get it by kissing someone who has it ?

Answer:

Although Chlamydial pharyngitis is uncommon, I don't see any reason it couldn't be transmitted by deep kissing.

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Response by:

Lisa A Haglund, MD Lisa A Haglund, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati