Can you catch Chlamydia on a one night stand? Yes, you can. A one night stand – a chance encounter; that’s all it takes. It’s not just Chlamydia you put yourself at risk of either, as you can catch any STD on a one night stand.
Can you catch Chlamydia on a one night stand? – Yes – Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea too
There is another thing you should take into account too, and that is that if you get infected with Chlamydia, you may also be infected with Gonorrhoea at the same time. A dual or co-infection is in actual fact quite common. According to recent statistics, between 40% and 50% of young people are infected with both.
The Chlamydia test offered by many sexual health/GUM clinics here in the UK is a dual purpose test. It tests for both Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea, simultaneously.
Chlamydia is the most common STD in the UK
According to statistics on the FPA website, Chlamydia is the most common STD here in the UK, and it accounted for over 46% of all STDs diagnosed in 2015. The total number of infections for this period was 200,288.
It is very much a young person’s STD as it is estimated that 7 out of every 10 people diagnosed with Chlamydia, are under the age of 25.
So, the answer to the question of can you catch Chlamydia on a one night stand, is yes – very much so. In fact of all of STDs; given its current prevalence, Chlamydia is the one you are most likely to be infected with
Walk-in Chlamydia checks London Wall
Thankfully, Chlamydia checks in London are readily available. By using the private sexual health clinic at Broadgate GP Clinic London wall, you can simply walk-in and get tested. No prior appointment is necessary.
If you prefer to make a prior appointment you can do so. You simply have to call 020 7638 4330.