Chlamydia is the most common sexually trasmitted infections (STIs) Up to 1 in 10 sexually active young people are thought to have Chlamydia and have no symptoms. If left untreated it can cause serious health problems and can result in infertility.
However Chlamydia is easy to treat and cure.
The test for Chlamydia is very simple. Men provide a urine sample. Women will be asked to provide a self-taken swab.
If you have a test for Chlamydia you will receive your results within 2 weeks of being tested. You will receive the results to your personal mobile via text. Nothing will be sent home unless you request it.
- If the result comes back negative this means you do not have an infection.
- If your result comes back positive, you will be given advice about treatment and what to do next. The treatment is FREE.
- Advice will be given about sexual partners and sexual activity.
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