Sexually transmitted infections like chlamydia have long been feared to lead to more serious conditions like cervical cancer. Chlamydia trachomatis usually affects women and can lead to health problems if untreated. Studies have concluded that people with Chlamydia trachomatis are more prone to developing cervical cancer.
Chlamydia pneumoniae is a type of bacteria related to chlamydia that causes respiratory tract infections. It damages the lining of the respiratory tract, including the windpipe, throat, and lungs. This bacterium spreads when people cough or sneeze. It has been hypothesized to cause lung cancer, but further studies are required before anything definitive is stated.
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