The treatment is a simple course of antibiotics, which are usually 2 or 4 tablets taken at the same time.
If you are pregnant or not able to take these tablets, you will be given a longer course of antibiotics that will not harm your baby.
You do not have to pay for the treatment but it is important that you take all your tablets to get rid of the infection.
It is important not to get reinfected. To do this you should make sure:
- That your partner is treated
- You do not have sex for 7 days after treatment
- Always use a condom!
We understand it can be difficult knowing how to talk about having chlamydia, but if you don't tell your partner(s) you are at risk of: