Getting your Results

Find out how we deliver results and what simple steps you need to take if you test positive for chlamydia or gonorrhoea.

Chlamydia Treatment

The treatment for Chlamydia is a simple course of antibiotics, 4 tablets are taken at the same time.
If you are pregnant or not able to take these tablets, you may be given a longer course of antibiotics. It is important that you take all your tablets to get rid of the infection.

It is important not to get re-infected. To do this you should make sure:

  • that your partner is treated too
  • that you do not have sex (oral, vaginal or anal) until after you and your partner have been treated and for 1 week after you have finished taking the last tablet.


If you have got chlamydia or gonorrhoea, anyone (partners and ex-partners) you have had sex (anal, oral or vaginal) within the 3 months needs to be treated too. They will need to get treated.

Why do partners and ex-partners need to be involved?

If you have had sex with this person they may have chlamydia (or gonorrhoea) and can pass it back to you or give it to someone else. Both men and women can develop serious health problems including infertility (being unable to have a baby).

How do I tell them?

We understand that it can seem scary to talk about something so personal. The nurse/health advisor at a sexual health clinic can help you find the best way to approach your partner or ex partners.

What if I don't want to tell them myself?

The Health advisor at a sexual health clinic or we can arrange to do this for you in a confidential way without mentioning your name. If we aren't contacting you directly by telephone with your results, just call your local chlamydia screening office and we will be able to help you.

Where can I get Treated?

Want to know where you can tested or treated? Find the clinic or pharmacy nearest your postcode.

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