East Barnwell Health Centre

East Barnwell Health Centre, Ditton Lane, Cambridge, CB5 8SP

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Telephone: 01223 728900

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Chlamydia Tests

DID YOU KNOW

• Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI)

• 1 in 10 active under 25 year olds will have Chlamydia without having any signs or  symptoms

• 70% of women and 50% of men who have Chlamydia have no symptoms.

• You can have Chlamydia for weeks, months or years without knowing it

• It is easily treated with antibiotics

• If left untreated Chlamydia can lead to infertility in both men and women.

HOW TO TEST

• Its free

• No embarrassing examinations

• WOMEN – urine sample

• MEN – urine sample

WHERE TO TEST

• Chlamydia screening is available at the Student practices, and through the Cambridge University College nurses

• Centre 33, Clarendon St, Tel: 01223 316488 Wednesday 3:30 – 5:00pm

• The Laurels, 20 Newmarket Rd, Tel: 01223 726349  Monday 5:00-6:30pm

Did you know you can have a test kit sent to you, simply go on line and order one.

For more detailed information please visit the excellent and detailed:- http://www.cambstakeatest.com/

SAFER SEX –ALWAYS WEAR A CONDOM

Source: Cambridge and Peterborough Primary Care Trust

Chlamydia Screening Programme.

Weblinks:

http://www.goodsexualhealth.com

http://www.playingsafely.co.uk/

The NHS guide to sexually transmitted infections:

http://www.fpa.org.uk/information/leaflets/

http://www.brook.org.uk/

http://www.mariestopes.org.uk/