Dr. Marrazzo answers the question, "What are the most common and most beneficial protections against Chlamydia?".
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So there are two ways to not have problems from chlamydia. The first one is not get in the first place and know that they are a really great way to protect yourself from getting infected, Obviously, you can’t always get your male partners to use condoms but if you can, that is a great way to do it. The other main thing is to have it detected or found if you do get infected early enough so that it doesn’t go on across some of the problems I mentioned earlier. And that means that you need to get tested routinely and what the recommendations are if you are 25 years or younger and you have sex of any kind, you should be tested at least annually. It’s really very much like a pap smear. You probably want to tested more frequently if you have more than one sex partner or you develop symptoms or there are other concerns that you have about possibly having been exposed to radiation.