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I have been married for a little over 2 years and have a 15 month old son. I have had 3 paps done now since i have been married (first when found out i was pregnant in march2009, 2nd was again in march 2009 both normal)but getting my anual pap this time around (jan 2011) it tested positive for chlamydia. I dont think my husband would ever cheat on my and he swears he hasnt and our doctor said that it is possibble he carried it dormant for the past two years and just recently gave it to me but is this scientificly possible? He has been tested and we both have been treated (even though his labs arent back) but i'm sure he has it. All i really want to know is if he probably cheated on me or if it is truely possible after 2 years of unprotected sex he just now gave me chlamydia!?!

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replied January 31st, 2011
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Welcome to the forum. I am really glad to help you out.

Chlamydia can lie dormant in the body for many years causing a low grade infection without symptoms.

It could potentially flare up to cause a symptomatic infection, especially if there is an alteration in the person's immune system, such as a severe cold or flu, cancer or some other severe illness.

Hence, your husband is possibly telling you the truth only and has not likely cheated on you.

I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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