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Freshers week is well underway, and it is estimated that over 500,00 students have been enrolled onto university courses across the country. It has been reported that around a quarter of students will catch an STD within their first year, with chlamydia being the most common one.

What is Chlamydia?
Chlamydia is an STD caused by the spread of Chlamydia Trachomatis, a type of bacteria. It is one of the most common STD’s, spread through sexual activity.

How do you get Chlamydia?
Chlamydia is spread when an infected person engages in sexual activity with a non-infected individual.
You can get chlamydia by:
• Unprotected sex (including vaginal, anal and oral)
• Using sex toys that haven’t been washed after having been used by someone infected with chlamydia
• Your genitals coming into contact with an infected person’s genitals...

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