|Getting Chlamydia from something other than sex
Nov 21, 2013
Hi, I was just diagnosed with Chlamydia today. My boyfriend and I have been together since July of last year and have been sexually active since then. September of last year I went to the gynecologist to get birth control and tested negatively for all STDs. In the past 16 months the both of us have been monogamous and I am 100% confident that neither him or I were unfaithful. I don't understand how I contracted Chlamydia between September and now. If he had had it all along it would have shown up in my first appointment. Should I get a second test to be sure? This has been an extremely emotional situation for me and I appreciate any answer possible, thank you!
| Response from Mr. Glenn
Thanks for your question,
Sometimes it can be a little hard to sort these kind of situations out. But let me give you some things to consider:
It's possible (even though unlikely) that your positive Chlamydia test was a false positive.
It's possible (though I'm sorry to say) that your boyfriend became infected with Chlamydia between September and now.
Other than those scenarios, I really can't see how this is situation happened.
Hope this helps! Feel free to send more questions if need be,
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