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I was wondering if you can contract Chlamydia from being fingered by someone? He only BRIEFLY touched the outside of his penis before fingering me. Or does fluids have to be transfered for you to contract it or having fully penatrated sex?
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replied September 18th, 2010
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum.
You need not have to undergo full penetrative intercourse to contract Chlamydia. It can be transmitted by the infected body fluid contact with mucosal surface.
If you suspect to have been infected, then discuss with your gynecologist about getting a vaginal smear done to identify organism and treat it. Get your partner also treated simultaneously (if you are found to be infected) and avoid having unprotected intercourse while being on treatment to avoid chances of re-infection.
Take care.



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