Diagnosis of Chlamydia
Your doctor will ask about your symptoms and medical history. A physical exam will be done. Diagnosis of chlamydia requires testing. Tests may include:
- A swab from the penis, cervix, throat, or rectum to test the discharge.
- Urine test.
tests, such as
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