What is Chlamydia?
Chlamydia is the most commonly diagnosed sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the UK, affecting both men and women and rates are increasing, in particular among young people:
If you are sexually active and under 25 years old, you should be tested for chlamydia annually or when you change your sexual partner
Chlamydia is easily tested for and easy to treat.
How do I go about getting tested?
If you are sexually active and under 25 you should be tested for chlamydia annually and the test for chlamydia is simple and FREE - just one quick and painless test that you do yourself. You do NOT need to be examined!
If you are over 25 and are concerned about Chlamydia, see your local pharmacist, GP or visit a GUM or Sexual Health clinic in Brent.
Where else can I access information about chlamydia?
· National Chlamydia Screening Programme
· NHS Choices