Oral chlamydia occurs when you engage in oral sex with an infected partner. The infection is transmitted from the sexual organs to your mouth, causing an infection in the throat. Oral chlamydia often remains symptomless. If you have had oral sex with a partner who may have chlamydia, you need to get tested in order to find out whether you have been infected.
The best way to avoid an oral chlamydia infection is to use a condom when engaging in oral sex. You should only have unprotected oral sex when both partners have been tested for sexually transmitted diseases.
Chlamydia of the throat can be treated with a single-dose antibiotic.
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