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Get Tested for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis

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The Basics

Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis are sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) that can be passed during vaginal, anal, or oral sex. The only way to know for sure if you have an STD is to get tested. The good news is that these STDs can be easily cured if they are treated early.

Chlamydia (kluh-mid-ee-uh)

For women:

  • If you are under 25 and having sex, get tested once a year.
  • If you are 25 or older, get tested if you have new or multiple sex partners.

For men:

  • Talk to your doctor if you are worried about chlamydia or other STDs. Tell your doctor if you have any of the signs and symptoms listed on the next page.

Start Today: Small Steps
  • Call your doctor or health clinic to schedule an STD test.
  • Locate an STD clinic near you by calling 1-800-232-4636.
  • Talk to your partner about getting tested.

Learn about other tests for women, such as getting tested for cervical cancer.

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