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Chlamydia

Chlamydia is one of the most common STIs in Australia. Find out how you can help avoid it and when to get tested.

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What causes chlamydia?

Chlamydia is caused by bacteria called 'Chlamydia trachomatis'. Find out what can cause chlamydia.

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Chlamydia treatment and prevention

If your doctor does detect chlamydia, don't worry; the infection can be treated easily with antibiotics. Find out how chlamydia is treated.

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Chlamydia symptoms

Chlamydia is one of the most common STIs in Australia. Find out how you can help avoid it and when to get tested.

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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 reassuring and can be helpful. This video 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.

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Infectious diseases

There are many different kinds of infectious diseases. Find out about conditions such as shingles, chlamydia, measles, conjunctivitis, tonsillitis, bronchitis and more here.

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Pelvic inflammatory disease

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a condition that affects around 1 in 8 women; it's most common in sexually active women aged 20 to 24.

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Gonorrhoea diagnosis and causes

Gonorrhoea (also known as ‘the clap’) is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Find out more about its causes and diagnosis,plus links to trusted resources.

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Screening tests for STIs

Sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, won’t always have symptoms that you notice. So, if you’re sexually active, it’s a good idea to have an STI screening test regularly.

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Vaginal bleeding after sex

If you have any vaginal bleeding after sex you should visit your doctor or family planning clinic. Any bleeding from the vagina after menopause should be checked by a doctor.

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Safe sex - an overview

Affection, love and sex are important aspects of life. But sexual activity can also be associated with risks and health problems. Learn more here.

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