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Chlamydia – a personal story

Being diagnosed with chlamydia can be both emotionally and practically challenging. Listening to others who have experienced similar situations is often re-assuring and can be helpful for you, your loved ones or when preparing questions for your doctor or a specialist.

Chloe’s chlamydia test was prompted by a phone call from her ex-boyfriend telling her that he was being treated for chlamydia and that she and her new boyfriend should go to get tested. However, Chloe had the chlamydia test and requested treatment before she got the test result. She and her boyfriend used a chlamydia testing kit to have a second test, which came back negative for both of them.

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This interview has been sourced from healthtalkonline.org, award-winning research into patient experiences in conjunction with the Health Experience Research Group at Oxford University, UK.

healthdirect doesn't endorse any personal opinions expressed in the video, and we recommend you discuss any questions you have regarding unfamiliar terms or descriptions, as well as how this experience compares to the Australian health care system, with a health professional.

Copyright: ©2013 University of Oxford. Used under licence from DIPEx. All rights reserved.

Last reviewed: February 2013

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