Chlamydia is a bacteria that can infect the genitals, urethra and rectum of men and women, but may also affect the throat and eyes.
It is passed on by unprotected vaginal, oral or anal sex, when sharing sex toys or by a mother to her baby at birth.

Signs and symptoms

Most men and women with Chlamydia show no symptoms at all. Often any symptoms are very mild and go unnoticed, but some signs of infection with Chlamydia experienced by men or women can include:

Tests and Treatment

If you are under 25 you can receive a FREE postal test kit from opens in a new window or contact the Chlamydia screening team on 01803 656500.
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