Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by a bacteria. Chlamydia is a treatable infection. If you have sex, you may need to be tested even if you feel healthy. It is important to know that up to 75% of people with Chlamydia have no symptoms and the infection can be transmitted regardless of the presence of symptoms.
If you have been diagnosed with Chlamydia, you will need to be treated with an antibiotic. Your most recent sex partners need to be treated as well. Do not have intercourse until 2 weeks after both you and your partner have started taking your medication. Remember, you must finish the medication.