Chlamydia | Causes & Risk Factors


How could I get this infection?

You could get chlamydia through sexual contact with a person who has chlamydia. You are at an increased risk if of catching chlamydia if you have had sex with a new partner, had many sex partners, had a partner who has had many sex partners or if you do not use a condom every time you have sex.

It is also possible for an infected mother to pass chlamydia to her baby during delivery.

Written by editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 07/13
Created: 09/00