Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Testing: More Than Just Genitals

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Typically, STI tests are done to detect infections in your genitals (your vagina or penis). But if you have oral or anal sex, you might need to be tested in other areas as well, like your throat or butt. The testing is quick and easy.

This factsheet, developed by the Coalition's Health Care Action Group and NACCHO, describes:

  • Who should get tested
  • Why get tested
  • What to expect
  • Tips for talking with your health care provider