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Get tested for chlamydia

 

TALK with your doctor about chlamydia and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). If you are sexually active, it's recommended that you get tested for chlamydia and other STDs at your next office visit.

TEST for chlamydia with an easy urine or swab test during your routine Pap test. Most people with chlamydia have no symptoms. A test is the only way to know if you have it. Talk to your doctor about getting tested each year if you are having sex and are a woman 24 years of age or younger. If you are 25 years of age and older, you may also want to talk to your doctor about getting tested.

TREAT chlamydia with antibiotics. The medication can clear up the infection within one to two weeks. The earlier it is treated, the less likely it is to cause health problems like:

  • Infertility.
  • Contracting HIV.
  • Birth defects.

Make an appointment today if you have not been tested and are sexually active.

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