Unders who have chlamydia should be offered another test around 3 months after being treated. Although chlamydia does not usually cause any symptoms and can normally be treated with a short course of antibiotics, it can be serious if it's not treated early on. Chlamydia cannot be passed on through casual contact, such as kissing and hugging, or from sharing baths, towels, swimming pools, toilet seats or cutlery. Page last reviewed: 4 June Next review due: 4 June Sexual health or genitourinary medicine GUM clinics can help you contact your sexual partners. You should not have sex until you and your current sexual partner have finished treatment. You can also buy chlamydia testing kits to do at home.
Lexie. Age: 22.
It's important that your current sexual partner and any other recent sexual partners you have had are also tested and treated to help stop the spread of the infection.
Laura. Age: 29.
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You should not have sex until you and your current sexual partner have finished treatment. If you live in England, you're under 25 and you're sexually active, you should get tested for chlamydia every year or when you change sexual partner, as you're more likely to catch it. Unders who have chlamydia should be offered another test around 3 months after being treated.