San Diego Chlamydia Testing

Flexible and affordable testing and treatment options can be found through STD Testing San Diego. We use the industry standard Nucleic Acid Amplification test to accurately determine your STD status regarding Chlamydia. The good news it that Chlamydia can be treated and cured with a round of antibiotics. Hassle-free STD testing and treatment options are needed for the residents of San Diego.

Chlamydia facts and stats

13,679

The CDC predicts that about 13,679 new cases of Chlamydia will be reported in the greater San Diego area in 2015.

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On average, the rate of Chlamydia infections among women is more than 2 times the rate of infections found in men.

4%

From 2000 to 2015, the number of reported Chlamydia infections has increased roughly by 4%, each year across California.

13,679

The CDC predicts that about 13,679 new cases of Chlamydia will be reported in the greater San Diego area in 2015.

2x

On average, the rate of Chlamydia infections among women is more than 2 times the rate of infections found in men.

4%

From 2000 to 2015, the number of reported Chlamydia infections has increased roughly by 4%, each year across California.

Chlamydia Frequently Asked Questions

Chlamydia Basics

How is Chlamydia spread?

Chlamydia is spread through all forms of sexual activity, including vaginal, anal, oral sex and genital to genital contact with an infected person. The only way to absolutely prevent contracting Chlamydia is to abstain from sexual activity altogether. However, for those who engage in sexual activity, it is imperative to consistently use condoms or dental dams to reduce your risk of contracting Chlamydia during sexual activity.

What are the symptoms of Chlamydia?

Chlamydia often fails to display symptoms. For this reason, many cases of Chlamydia go undiagnosed because many people are not aware that they have the infection. If there are symptoms of Chlamydia, they will appear a few weeks after sexual contact with an infected person.

For women, symptoms may include painful urination, unusual vaginal discharge, bleeding between periods and stomach pain.

For men, Chlamydia symptoms can include discharge from the penis, painful urination, or burning or itching around the penis
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What is Chlamydia

Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease. While it is common, it is curable. Chlamydia is caused by Chlamydia trachomatis, which is a kind of bacteria. This bacteria can be passed from one person to another through sexual contact, including oral, vaginal and anal sex. An estimated 2.8 million new cases of Chlamydia arise each year in the U.S. However, many of these cases are left undiagnosed because, most of the time, Chlamydia symptoms are not apparent.

Will Chlamydia affect my ability to get pregnant or my pregnancy?

There's a risk that a mother infected by the bacteria can pass it to her baby during delivery, potentially causing blindness, joint problems, a blood infection or other risks to the infant's health. To reduce these complications, early testing and treatment of Chlamydia is critical for pregnant women.

If you're pregnant and concerned about Chlamydia, be sure to consult your doctor.

Chlamydia Testing

Is there anything else I should know about Chlamydia testing?

This urine test is the current standard and is the most accurate Chlamydia test to date. The test is based on the amplification of the DNA that is associated with Chlamydia. You'll unlikely get false-positive results because this test is so accurate. If your test results are positive for Chlamydia, we will put you in touch with one of our doctors (at no extra cost, of course) who will discuss your next steps and, if medically appropriate, prescribe medication for you.

What is the test for Chlamydia?

When testing for Chlamydia, we use the Chlamydia Nucleic Acid Amplification (NAA) Test. This test is an industry standard and recommended by the CDC based on its accuracy. And since this is a urine test, all you have to do is pee into a cup.

Chlamydia Treatment

Are there cure and treatment options for Chlamydia?

Yes, it is, and the treatment is easy. If you test positive, one of our doctors will discuss your treatment options on the phone, and if appropriate, he or she will prescribe an antibiotic that will kill the Yes. Chlamydia bacteria. Remember, before you have sex with your partner again, you should make sure that he or she gets tested and treated so that you can avoid getting re-infected. Also, remember to follow any special instructions that your doctor gives you regarding your medication and to read the label on the antibiotic.

What happens if I don't get treatment for Chlamydia?

If it is not treated, Chlamydia can lead to serious complications for both men and women. For women, an untreated Chlamydia infection, can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), chronic pelvic pain, dangerous tubal pregnancy, and even infertility. Women who have Chlamydia are also more likely to contract HIV if exposed to it. If a woman is pregnant, an untreated infection can cause prenatal problems for the unborn baby, which can include pneumonia. Men can also have complications as well, including the infection spreading to the prostate and or testicles, inflammation in the penis, or even sterility.

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  • Syphilis
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