Chlamydia Test Kit

  • Chlamydia at home Test Kit
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  • Suitable for Men and Women
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Chlamydia Test Kit at home

If you have had unprotected sex and are concerned that you may have contracted the sexually transmitted infection (STI) chlamydia, our easy-to-use test kit can provide you with accurate results in just a few days.

This chlamydia test kit can be used by both men and women and only requires a urine sample to give the user accurate results. The test can be carried out from the privacy of your own home, and the kit will arrive in discreet packaging to provide complete discretion.

If your results return positive, medical guidance will be given to you on the treatment options available.

What is chlamydia?

Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs). It can affect both men and women and often comes with no symptoms at all. For this reason, it is commonly passed on from partner to partner, as the carrier is unaware that they have it.

However, if you do get symptoms, they can include:

  • Abnormal vaginal, penile or anal discharge
  • Pain during urination
  • Stomach pain, bleeding after sex or bleeding between periods (in women)
  • Testicular pain and swelling (in men)

Chlamydia is a bacterial infection that can usually be treated with antibiotics. However, if left untreated it can spread to other parts of the body and cause serious health problems.

This is why it is so important that you are tested after having unprotected sex. The quicker you can be diagnosed, the easier it will be to treat.

How can you catch chlamydia?

You can catch chlamydia through contact with infected semen or vaginal fluid. You do not need to have penetrative sex to catch chlamydia. It can be caught via:

  • Unprotected sex (vaginal, anal or oral)
  • Sharing sex toys without washing them or using a new condom
  • Getting infected semen or vaginal fluid in your eyes
  • Your genitals touching another person’s genitals

Pregnant women can also pass chlamydia on to their babies.

You cannot catch chlamydia through non-sexual contact, such as sharing towels, swimming pools or baths. Additionally, it cannot be caught through kissing or hugging.

How to use the chlamydia test kit

Follow the instructions that come with the kit exactly.

The kit contains a urine sample bottle and a stamped addressed envelope for return postage to the laboratory.

Once you have collected your sample, you should screw the sample bottle tightly, fill out the paperwork that comes with the kit and place all of these items into the return envelope. Post the envelope off as soon as possible to receive your results within a few days.

If your test results come back as positive, you will be given guidance on how to best treat your case of chlamydia.

How will I get my results?

Our test kit contains a pre-paid delivery label. When you have carried out the test simply place the contents back into the box and seal the box with the label provided. You can post the box back to our partner laboratory who will then assess your test kit.

You results will be emailed to you with 1 day, you will be notified of any negative or positive result.

When should I take a chlamydia test?

If you have had unprotected sex with a new partner, or believe there is a possibility that you have caught chlamydia, you should get tested. STI testing is recommended for anyone who has unprotected sex with people other than a regular sexual partner.

You should use the chlamydia test kit within 14 days after having unprotected sex, as the infection may not appear in the laboratory results if you take the test before this time.

Please note, this test kit will only test for chlamydia. It does not detect the presence of any other sexually transmitted infections in your body. If you think you may have contracted a different STI, such as gonorrhoea or syphilis, you should either order a more comprehensive test or speak to your doctor.

What happens if I test positive for Chlamydia?

If you test positive for chlamydia you can also buy treatment online to treat the infection within 7 days. Doxycyline and Azithromycin chlamydia treatment is available to buy online from medicine direct. Both treatments can successfully treat a chlamydia infection within 7 days. 

It is also important that you do not have sex after testing positive as Chlamydia is a highly contagious infection. You must also not have sex during your treatment period. 

After you have completed your treatment course, you are recommended to take another chlamydia test to ensure that the treatment has successfully got rid of the infection. 

Can you buy chlamydia tests from a pharmacy?


Some pharmacies offer STI testing, otherwise you can buy a chlamydia test kit from Medicine Direct to conduct the test yourself at home.

When should I get tested?


If you have had unprotected sex with a new partner, you should get tested. However, you should wait for two weeks after having sex, as it may take this long for the infection to show up in the test results. Getting tested before this may provide a false result.

What’s included in the test kit?


This chlamydia test kit will come with two plastic tubes, a prepaid envelope for return postage and paperwork/instructions. It will arrive in discreet packaging.

How long will I need to wait for my results?


You will normally receive your results within a few working days. It will usually take around two days for the sample to arrive at the laboratory. Your results will be sent to you electronically.

What if I test positive for chlamydia?


If your results come back positive, you can buy a chlamydia treatment from Medicine Direct. We sell two of the most commonly prescribed antibiotics for this condition, Doxycycline and Azithromycin.

How accurate is the test?


Our test provides 99.9% accuracy.

What do I do if I forget to put my name on the test kit?


If you forget to include the paperwork that comes with the test kit, contact us as soon as you can.

Can you mistake a UTI for chlamydia?


Chlamydia and urinary tract infections (UTIs) share some of the same symptoms. However, this test will not mistake chlamydia for a UTI.

Should I get retested after treatment?


To be completely sure chlamydia has been cleared from your body, you should take another test around two weeks after your treatment has been completed.

How will I be notified of my results?


Once your results are ready, you will be notified via email.

How can I test for chlamydia at home?


Our chlamydia test kit includes all the essentials needed to test for chlamydia at home. The test kit includes pre-paid packaging, so once done; simply send the kit back to our partner laboratory who will assess your results and email you your results.

Can chlamydia be detected in a urine test?


Yes, chlamydia can be detected in a urine test, however for the most accurate results a swab tes tis also recommended.

Can the test kit be used by men and women?


The test kit can be used by both men and women and will provide accurate results for both.

What should I do if my results come back positive?


You will be notified of your positive result by our clinical team. After a positive result you will also be recommended a treatment available to buy from our pharmacy that will clear the infection within 7 days.

Will my doctor be notified of my results?


We will only notify your doctor if you instruct us to notify them. Otherwise, our service is completely confidential.

Is there an instant chlamydia test I can do?


Unfortunately, Chlamydia will need to be identified in a laboratory which is why there is no instant test results available. With that said, you can receive your results back within just a couple of days.
 
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Please note that next day delivery to Northern Ireland, Scottish Highlands & Islands and British Isles cannot be guaranteed. Please contact our team for more information.

This content has been written by our Superintendent Pharmacist Hussain Abdeh and has been medically reviewed by our Pharmacist Sonia Khan

Hussain Abdeh Superintendent Pharmacist at Medicine Direct

Hussain Abdeh
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