How do you get chlamydia?

Have you ever wondered ‘how do you get chlamydia’?

It’s a sexually transmitted infection, so through sexual contact, including:

  • Vaginal sex
  • Anal sex
  • Oral sex (yes really)
  • Sharing sex toys (you should use condoms on these to keep them clear of infection)

In fact any sexual contact where sexual fluids are passed from one person to another, including touching each-others genitals (penis or vagina).

How do you get chlamydia?
Using a condom seriously reduces the risk of catching an STI – COVER UP!

You can find information about chlamydia on the NHS Choices website, click here to find out more. You can also find information at