Chlamydia And Gonorrhoea Test

A reliable home test kit for chlamydia and gonorrhoea

With this test kit you can test for both chlamydia and gonorrhoea infections from the comfort of your home. We also offer oral and anal chlamydia and gonorrhoea tests.

Our prices

Medicine Quantity Strength Price
Female chlamydia and gonorrhoea test1 test kitN/A£29.99
Male chlamydia and gonorrhoea test1 test kit£29.99
Anal chlamydia and gonorrhoea test1 test kit£29.99
Oral chlamydia and gonorrhoea test1 test kit£29.99
Prices exclude a prescription fee. This treatment requires a quick online consultation,
which a doctor will review to determine if a prescription is appropriate.

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About

What is chlamydia?

Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted infection. It's more common in teenagers and young adults and it is passed on during sexual contact. It is not harmful in the short term but if it is not treated it can lead to long term complications.

What is gonorrhoea?

Gonorrhoea is a common sexually transmitted infection which is passed on during sexual contact. If left untreated it can cause problems with fertility.

How do you catch chlamydia?

You can catch chlamydia by having unprotected sexual contact with an infected partner. This includes vaginal, oral and anal sex.

How do you catch gonorrhoea?

Gonorrhoea is passed on during unprotected sex with a partner who is infected. It can be caught during vaginal, anal or oral sex.

What are the symptoms of chlamydia?

It’s common for chlamydia to be symptomless - especially in women. This means you can have it without knowing, making it easily passed on during sexual contact.

In men, the symptoms include:

  • Pain during urination
  • Discharge from the penis that is white, cloudy or watery
  • Burning or itching of the urethra
  • Testicular pain

In women, the symptoms include:

  • Pain during urination
  • Pain during sex
  • Bleeding after sex
  • Bleeding between periods
  • Unusual vaginal discharge
  • Pain in the abdomen or pelvis

Chlamydia can also be an oral or anal infection. 

Oral  chlamydia is usually symptomless, but symptoms can include:

  • Sore throat
  • Sores in the mouth
  • Scratchy, dry throat

The symptoms of anal chlamydia include:

  • Pain and discomfort around the anus
  • Discharge from the rectum

 

What are the symptoms of gonorrhoea?

Gonorrhoea does not always produce symptoms and women are less likely to show signs of it than men.

Symptoms of gonorrhoea in men include:

  • Pain or burning during urination
  • Discharge from the penis which is white, yellow or green in colour
  • Inflammation (pain, swelling, redness) of the foreskin 
  • Testicular pain

Symptoms of gonorrhoea in women include:

  • Pain or a burning sensation during urination
  • Pain during sex
  • Bleeding after sex
  • Bleeding between periods
  • Heavier periods
  • Unusual vaginal discharge which may be green, yellow, thin or watery
  • Pain in the abdomen or pelvis

Gonorrhoea can also be an oral or anal infection. 

Symptoms of oral gonorrhoea infection include:

  • Usually symptomless
  • Sore throat
  • Redness
  • Fever

Symptoms of anal gonorrhoea infection include:

  • Pain and discomfort around the anus
  • Discharge from the rectum

 

What does this test kit check for?

This kit tests for gonorrhoea and chlamydia which are common sexually transmitted infections. Test kits are available for genital, oral and anal infections.

Who should take this test?

Anybody who has had unprotected sex with a new partner should get tested. It's recommended to get tested every time you change partners. Sexually transmitted infections do not always cause symptoms so getting tested is the only way to know for sure if you have one or not.

When is the best time to get tested?

If you think you have been exposed to a sexually transmitted infection you should wait two weeks after having unprotected sex to get tested. The infection may not be detected in the first couple of weeks so this ensures that your results will be accurate. 

How to use the test kit

When your test kit arrives, carefully read the instructions before beginning.

To use the vaginal swab test, carefully unwrap the device after washing your hands. Remove the pink cap, ensuring you do not touch the cotton tip, holding it at the bottom. Get into a comfortable position and insert the device into the vagina until the white wings touch the labia. Push the plunger inwards just like you would with a tampon applicator, until you hear a click. Rotate it five times before gently removing it and pulling the plunger back down until the cotton tip disappears into the tube. Ensure the label is filled in with your details and attached to the tube before putting it into the return packaging.

For men, you will be given a urine test. Wash your hands before beginning and squeeze the sides of the collection box to expand it. When you're ready, pee into the box to gather the first half of your urine stream. After you're finished, carefully pour into the sample tube and screw the lid on. Fasten the label with your completed details before placing it in the return packaging.  

For the anal test kit, you will be provided with rectal swabs to collect samples to test for both infections. With clean hands, take the swab out of the sealed packet. Insert it 3-4cm into the anus and slowly twist the swab around 3 times before removing it again. Carefully place it into the tube provided and seal it, placing it into the ziplock bag provided. You’ll need to do this once for each swab. Then place your samples in the return packaging to send your swabs to our laboratory and wait for the results.

For the oral test kit, remove the swab from the packet and run it along the inside of your cheek, turning it over to ensure you collect an adequate sample. Carefully place the swab sample into the container provided, ensuring you do not spill any of the liquid. Once you have done this, break off the end of the stick and screw the lid back onto the container. Place your sample in the return package provided and post it to our laboratory. 

How will I find out my results?

When your results are ready, they will be emailed out to you and you’ll also receive a text message if you have provided a valid UK mobile number. 

How reliable is the test kit?

The test is highly accurate, using the same technology as the NHS. Ensure you follow the instructions carefully and make sure the samples do not touch anything.  

The test kit guarantees reliability as long as you carry it out as instructed. If the swab or liquid is compromised in any way then you will need to let us know so that we can send you a fresh test. The swab should never be touched by your skin or dropped on the floor.

Treatment Options

What should I do if I get a positive result?

If you get a positive result then you can be prescribed treatment for either infection which is usually one dose of antibiotics for both chlamydia and gonorrhoea. You will also need to inform any recent partners that you have tested positive for a sexually transmitted infection. Your current partner should get treatment too and you should avoid sexual intercourse until you have both been treated to avoid reinfecting each other. 

How to avoid gonorrhoea and chlamydia

Using condoms is the only way to protect yourself from getting a sexually transmitted infection. You should always use a condom with a new partner until you are in a committed relationship where you are both certain of the other’s sexual health. 

Is chlamydia curable?

Chlamydia is easily cured with a course of antibiotics. You will usually be given one large dose to take or your treatment may be spread out over the course of a week depending on the suitability of the medications.

Is gonorrhoea curable?

Gonorrhoea is simple to treat and is cured after taking a course of antibiotics. 

How is chlamydia treated?

Chlamydia is treated with antibiotics. You will usually be given four tablets to take all at once. It will take a week for the infection to clear so you should not have sex during this time.

How is gonorrhoea treated?

To treat gonorrhoea you will be given a course of antibiotics to clear up the infection. This will either be taken as four tablets together or spread out over seven days. Whichever way you take them, you should avoid sexual contact for seven days or you risk being reinfected or passing the infection on.

Does chlamydia go away on its own?

Chlamydia will not go away on its own. While you may not have symptoms, the infection will still be present. If it is not treated then you risk infecting others and developing complications such as pelvic inflammatory disease. It can also affect your fertility in the long term.

Does gonorrhoea go away on its own?

Gonorrhoea needs to be treated and it will not go away on its own. Aside from causing unpleasant symptoms it can lead to fertility problems if left untreated. You also risk passing on the infection to others.

Q&A

How does the test work?

The test works by taking samples of your genital fluids or from oral or anal swabs. These samples will be examined and tested in the laboratory which determines whether or not you have either chlamydia or gonorrhoea. 

Is this test confidential?

The test is confidential and the results will not be shared with anyone. These tests are designed to be discreet and will be delivered in nondescript packing. 

Will anyone be able to tell what's inside the package?

Our test kits come in plain, unmarked packaging so nobody will be able to tell what’s inside the package.
 

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