I have clamydia and am 17 how do I get prescribed

I have clamydia and am 17 how do I get prescribed

Hello Relative,

Thank you for asking this question. It take a lot of courage to reach out and find information about how to keep yourself and your partner(s) healthy.

Lots of people are confused about getting tested and treated for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI). You may think your annual medical check-up will include tests for STIs, especially if your healthcare provider knows you are sexually active. The fact is that some providers might test for some infections when you come in for a regular check-up, while others do not test for any STI unless you ask them to.

If you’ve had unprotected sex, have a new partner (or more than one partner), or for any reason are worried you have been exposed to an STI, talk to your healthcare provider about getting tested for these leading common STIs: chlamydia, gonorrhea, HIV, herpes, HPV, syphilis, and other infections.

You can talk to your healthcare provider about testing and being treated for STIs. You can also access services by going to Planned Parenthood. When being prescribed a treatment it is VERY important that you follow the instructions of the provider. Some STIs are serious, and others are no big deal — but either way, getting treatment if you need it is the best way to help you stay healthy.

Stay healthy,
Auntie Manda