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What is Chlamydia – Everything You Need to Know

If you think you have Chlamydia you likely have a lot of questions about the condition and what you need to do next. We understand that it can be a scary and confusing situation to be in, which is why our sexual health experts have put together a comprehensive guide. In this article, we cover everything from what Chlamydia is to how it presents, how it is transmitted, how to get tested, and how it’s treated. 

But, first things first, what is Chlamydia? Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection. It is one of the most common STIs in the UK, estimated to be present in 1 in 10 young people. The disease is usually asymptomatic but is easily treated with antibiotics after diagnosis. If left untreated Chlamydia can cause a number of health complications.

Read on to learn more about Chlamydia with Your Sexual Health. We take a deeper look into what exactly Chlamydia is, as well as how it is caught and transmitted, what it looks like, its symptoms, how it’s treated and more. We also answer some of your common questions around the topic to help clear things up.

Book Your Private or Home Chlamydia Test Today

Your Sexual Health offers a range of Chlamydia tests available both in-clinic or via a home-testing kit. We also offer a number of Instant and FAST tests for quick turnarounds. Browse our range online today to find a test that suits you. Alternatively, a member of our friendly team is just a click away if you need assistance in choosing the right test.