...is the commonest sexually transmitted infection. You do not have to have had a lot of sexual partners to catch it. 1 in 10 people under 25 years of age have Chlamydia and most do not have any signs or symptoms. It affects both men and women. If left untreated it can cause long term health problems in both males and females.
All screening and treatment is free and completely confidential.
You should receive your result, by your chosen method in 10 - 14 days. If you do not receive your result within this time please contact us on 01924 311431.
Make sure your friends have heard about chlamydia and its consequences. Encourage them to get a check-up if they think they are at risk.
If you have concerns, act on them and get yourself checked out.
By the way, have you heard about the Chlamydia Blues?
We are available to answer any questions you might have, but we cannot give you information about anyone else. We are based at White Rose House, Wakefield and cover the whole of Wakefield District as well as Dewsbury, Batley and Cleckheaton.
If you do not live in Wakefield or North Kirklees please click on this link to find out where you can be tested. http://www.chlamydiascreening.nhs.uk/
If you are under 16 or over 25 you can still be tested. You need to contact the Contraceptive and Sexual Health Service on the following numbers:
Or visit your own GP.
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