The Suffolk Chlamydia Screening Programme is part of the National Screening Programme and is a community based service which is offering screening for one of the most common sexually transmitted infections to young people under the age of 25.
- It is estimated that 1:10 young people, both men and women, under the age of 25 may have chlamydia
- Many people who have chlamydia may not be aware as they may have no symptoms
- Screening is now available by doing a simple urine test and a self taken low vaginal swab
- Chlamydia can be treated with antibiotics
- Left untreated chlamydia can cause serious long term health consequences such as infertility
- Sexual partners also need to be seen
This sevice is completely confidential. You can do the test your self at the surgery or at home.
Results are texted directly to the mobile number you give us.