New York Chlamydia Testing

Convenient testing and treatment options are available with STD Testing New York. When testing, we use the Nucleic Acid Amplification test to effectively determine if you have been exposed to Chlamydia recently. Chlamydia can be treated with antibiotics if you get test positive. Residents of the New York and Greater New York Area county areas deserve hassle-free STD testing and treatment.

Chlamydia facts and stats

132,047

The CDC predicts that about 132,047 new cases of Chlamydia will be reported in the greater New York 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.

10%

From 2000 to 2015, the number of reported Chlamydia infections has increased roughly by 10%, each year across New York.

132,047

The CDC predicts that about 132,047 new cases of Chlamydia will be reported in the greater New York 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.

10%

From 2000 to 2015, the number of reported Chlamydia infections has increased roughly by 10%, each year across New York.

Chlamydia Frequently Asked Questions

Chlamydia Basics

How is Chlamydia spread?

Chlamydia can be spread through vaginal, anal and (sometimes) oral sex. Even if the tongue or penis doesn't completely penetrate the anus or vagina, Chlamydia can transfer from an infected person to another. To be 100% sure that you won't contract Chlamydia, you can abstain from sexual activities. However, if you are sexually active, your best bet against protecting yourself from this STD is to wear a condom every time you have sexual contact with another person.

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?

We use a test called the Chlamydia Nucleic Acid Amplification (NAA) Test that is highly recommended by the CDC for its accuracy. This is a urine test, so you don't need to remove your clothes to undergo this procedure. All you need to do is pee in 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 left untreated, Chlamydia can cause serious complications.

For women, if an infection isn't treated, it 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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