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Can I be re-infected with chlamydia?

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  • AJill Grimes, MD, Family Medicine, answered
    Yes, you can be re-infected with chlamydia. Prior episodes of chlamydia infection offer no protection. Re-infection is very common, especially when a partner is not fully treated. Each subsequent infection with chlamydia significantly increases the risk of long-term consequences.
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