Anal Chlamydia And Gonorrhoea Test

Anal Chlamydia And Gonorrhoea Test

Get tested for anal chlamydia and gonorrhoea from the privacy of your home. Buy a test online, collect a sample and send it to our partner lab via Free Post. Our doctors provide a complete results report and tell you what to do next within 72 hours.

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Product details

The rectal swab test is a convenient home test kit for anal chlamydia and anal gonorrhoea. It checks for the presence of these infections in the back passage and is recommended for anyone who has had unprotected anal sex. The test is quick and simple.

To carry out the home test follow these steps:

  • Place an order and get your kit delivered to your door (delivery is free)
  • Collect your sample by following the instructions in the test kit
  • Send your samples to our UK-based, accredited partner laboratory (postage is free)
  • Once your results are available (in 2 to 3 days), our doctors will review your results
  • One of our doctors will contact you, via a secure and confidential message in your patient account, to let you know your results and give you advice and support on what to do next

In some cases, the doctor may need to ask for more information. They may contact you by phone, so make sure your telephone number is up to date in your online account.

Dr Simran Deo Medical Editor

Medically reviewed by

Dr Simran Deo

Last reviewed: 20 May 2021

Anal chlamydia and gonorrhoea test kit prices

Pack Size Price
1 test kit(s) £42.99

How it Works

Anal Chlamydia And Gonorrhoea Test

How does the rectal swab work?

The rectal swab is inserted into the back passage. It allows you to check for sexually transmitted diseases such as gonorrhoea and chlamydia which can be transmitted during anal sex, without having to visit your GP or local sexual health clinic.

As a swab of the genitals or a urine test will not detect the presence of chlamydia or gonorrhoea in the back passage, the rectal swab is used, as both infections can lead to serious complications if they remain undetected. If you have had unprotected anal sex, you should make sure you are tested properly.

Vaginal sex may also cause anal infections as the bacteria can spread from the vagina to the anal region during intercourse or wiping.

Anal Gonorrhoea

Gonorrhoea is a bacterial infection transmitted during sexual intercourse. It can be transmitted during anal sex. Often, gonorrhoea remains asymptomatic, which means that it doesn’t cause any symptoms. As many people are unaware that they have an infection, they may not get tested and continue to have unprotected sex, infecting others. Once detected anal gonorrhoea is easily treated with antibiotics at your local sexual health clinic.

Anal Chlamydia

Although it is not very well known, anal chlamydia is increasingly common. A rectal chlamydia infection can not only spread and cause complications, it also increases your risk of contracting other sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV.

If you have engaged in unprotected anal sex you should get tested for chlamydia using a rectal swab. You should also consider getting tested for other sexually transmitted infections including HIV to ensure you are diagnosed and treated appropriately.

In many cases, anal chlamydia remains symptomless. However, some men experience the following symptoms:

  • rectal pain
  • diarrhoea
  • bleeding from the back passage
  • swelling around the back passage
  • discharge

If you’re male and test positive for rectal chlamydia you should attend your local sexual health clinic for treatment. If you’re female you can attend your local sexual health clinic for treatment or may be suitable for chlamydia treatment through our online service.

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