Chlamydia is a bacterial sexually transmitted infection that can be transmitted through all types of sex, including rimming and fingering. Most men do not exhibit any symptoms, but are still at risk of transmitting chlamydia through sex. We recommend testing for chlamydia on a regular basis if you are actively having sex with men. Chlamydia can be present in the back of your throat, on your penis or in your rectum, and it can be in one site and not the other. At M Clinic we test for chalmydia with a throat swab, rectal swab and first-void urine sample. It is important not to urinate within 1 hour of your appointment.
If you believe you have been exposed to chlamydia, call one of our nurses (on 9227 0734 and dial 1 to speak to the nurses) and they can triage you appropriately.
If your results come back positive for chlamydia, it can be treated at the M Clinic