NHS Chlamydia Information | Community Directory

If you have any concerns about your results after using a self-help kit, make sure you get advice from a health professional. If you do a self-test for HIV and the result is positive, it’s important that you contact a health professional as soon as possible and get the emotional and medical support you need. This infection causes painful blisters on the genitals and the surrounding areas. Home; Gonorrhea Test. Simply enter your details below to check if the chlamydia test is free in your area. You’ll be asked about the type of contraception you previously used and when you stopped using it. Further Information • NHS Choices Sexually Transmitted Infections • NHS Livewell Sexually Transmitted Infections • NHS Choices Contraception Guide • NHS Choices What is Contraception?

These places provide a confidential service, which means they won’t tell your parents or carers unless they think you’re at risk. You need to act quickly! For women, a doctor or nurse will usually take a swab to collect a sample from the vagina or cervix (entrance to the womb) during an internal examination. We do not discriminate regardless of age, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. Have I been missed? You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Syphilis is on the rise in Herefordshire All cases have been in men – both heterosexual men and ‘men who have sex with men’ – but women are also at risk Oral sex is the main way that syphilis is spreading in Herefordshire A simple blood test will tell you if you have syphilis Free, confidential testing and treatment is available from Integrated Sexual Health (iSH), 29-30 Commercial Road, Hereford HR1 2BG, Telephone: 01432 266908.


All men and women aged 60 to 74 are invited to carry out a faecal occult blood (FOB) test. You can also notify us by email if you wish to cancel GUMapptCancelLine@belfasttrust.hscni.net – Please note that this is for the cancellation of Gum Clinic appointments only and you will not receive a persoanl response. This includes your GP and any past or present sexual partners. Most people will have a normal result – no further tests are needed and you’ll be invited to take part in screening again in two years (if you’re still aged 60-74). A couple of days later you will receive an NHS test in the post. If you have any questions about how to use the home test kit, you can call the helpline on 0800 707 60 60. Garden Clinic in East Berkshire Tel: 01753 635302 If you are worried about infections that may be passed on through sexual contact, think you may be at risk of HIV infection or have other problems affecting the genital area, then the Garden Clinic in East Berkshire can help.

If you get a negative test result and still think that you’re pregnant wait a week and test again. Also, the sooner people are diagnosed the better, because then they will have a much better chance of staying healthy. If your result is positive, we will ask you to ring in so we can arrange everything for you. Do you have it? If left untreated, the infection can spread to other parts of your body and lead to long-term health problems, such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), epididymo-orchitis (inflammation of the testicles), and infertility. If you have any problems with an eating disorder, please ask a doctor or nurse to refer you to our Eating Disorder Clinic. Free HIV testing is available across England, find your nearest testing venue.

The rates of teenage conceptions remain relatively static and numbers of new diagnoses of HIV have been rising (though latest figures for 2008 show a reduction in new diagnoses from the previous year). We have links to some useful websites where you can find out more. It might even cause inflammation of the prostate. If your test is Positive (you have chlamydia) getting treated is simple. NHS Choices is the online ‘front door’ to the NHS. If your first test suggests you have HIV, a further blood test will need to be carried out to confirm the result. Also know that it can take up to three months for HIV to show up in your blood.

The swab is used to gently wipe the area where you might have chlamydia, to collect some cells. Read more about how you get HIV. You can attend one of our walk-in clinics, book an appointment online 24/7 or speak to us on 0300 330 1122. Chlamydia is a bacterial infection passed on through unprotected sexual contact and intercourse. So which tests – if any – are worth doing? People who have recently been infected with HIV often experience a short, flu-like illness two to six weeks after infection. It’s passed on from one person to another through unprotected sex (sex without a condom) and is particularly common in sexually active teenagers and young adults.