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1474 Main St, Sanford, ME 040731474 Main St
Open until 4:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • May 27 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
4.88(2.2k reviews)
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York Hospital, Sanford Walk-In Care - 1474 Main St
Staff, PA, RNA, MA and RT were all amazing! Extremely short wait time and easy check in.

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950 Main St, Westbrook, ME 04092950 Main St
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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ConvenientMD Urgent Care, Westbrook - 950 Main St, Westbrook
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191 Marginal Way, Portland, ME 04101191 Marginal Way
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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ConvenientMD Urgent Care, Portland - 191 Marginal Way, Portland
The staff is so friendly and empathetic. Nurse Practitioners, and Nurses are thorough and very practical. I'm very impressed, and while we have insurance, when my family needs a quick option, I am very grateful for this clinic.
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60 Forest Falls Dr, Yarmouth, ME 0409660 Forest Falls Dr
Open until 3:30 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • SatClosed
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Labcorp - 60 Forest Falls Dr
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40 Park Rd, Westbrook, ME 0409240 Park Rd
Open until 6:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
3.0(2 reviews)
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Saw Dr Etman this morning for a severely strained shoulder muscle. Had an excellent experience, which was inclusive of the administration. nursing and X-ray staff ! ( I wish I remembered all their names ) Dr Etmann was the perfect mix of genteman and clinician. He listened, asked many questions and gave his evaluation of my condition with a respectful and compassionate bedside manner Thank you for your help today!
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100 Foden Rd, South Portland, ME 04106100 Foden Rd
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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19 S Gorham Xing, Gorham, ME 0403819 S Gorham Xing
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400 Southborough Dr, South Portland, ME 04106400 Southborough Dr
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
1.0(1 reviews)
Concentra Urgent Care, Scarborough - 400 Southborough Dr, South Portland
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85 Western Ave, South Portland, ME 0410685 Western Ave
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
Concentra Urgent Care, South Portland - 85 Western Ave, South Portland
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335 Brighton Ave, Portland, ME 04102335 Brighton Ave
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
1.75(12 reviews)
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273 Payne Rd, Scarborough, ME 04074273 Payne Rd
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
5.0(4 reviews)
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273 Payne Rd, Scarborough, ME 04074273 Payne Rd
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
3.9(15 reviews)
I thought they were excellent. Staff was friendly and helpful and the physician was thorough and competent. I would recommend.
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84 Marginal Way, Portland, ME 0410184 Marginal Way
2.0(11 reviews)
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I had occasion to see Dr. Amy Parker twice in the last couple of weeks, and have nothing but good things to say. She was thorough, sent me for the correct tests to make a diagnosis, referred me to an excellent specialist and made follow up calls to see how I was doing. The whole staff was professional and attentive.
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69 US-1, Scarborough, ME 0407469 US-1
Open until 4:30 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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102 Campus Dr, Scarborough, ME 04074102 Campus Dr
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409 Roosevelt Trail, Windham, ME 04062409 Roosevelt Trail
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
1.57(15 reviews)
I went during pregnancy I couldn't stop throwing up and i got there sat down and after 10 min was seen. They were amazing and even tho I am young they took me seriously and gave me the care I needed.
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385 US-1, Yarmouth, ME 04096385 US-1
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • SatClosed
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5.0(2 reviews)
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We are from suburban Philadelphia and were visiting our son and his family when my husband’s “cold” became markedly worse. The nurse Megan and the Nurse Practitioner Donna were wonderful to us. They quickly assessed my husband’s conditon, had a chest xray done, and prescribed the appropriate medicine and care for what turned out to be pneumonia. The entire visit to this facility was favorable, from the ease of check-in to the friendliness of the xray tech. Although no one likes being sick “on vacation”, this was a good experience for us.
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1 Main St, Yarmouth, ME 040961 Main St
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • SatClosed
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10 Goodall Drive, East Waterboro, ME 0408710 Goodall Drive
Open until 7:00 pm
  • Mon10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tue10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Wed10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Thu10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Fri10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sat10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sun10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Westbrook Chlamydia Testing

Who should get tested for chlamydia?

According to the CDC, anyone who is sexually active can get chlamydia, but the infection is more common in certain groups. Young women aged 25 or younger, men who have sex with men, and individuals with multiple sexual partners or those who don’t use condoms consistently should consider getting tested for chlamydia. It's also recommended for pregnant women as untreated chlamydia can cause complications during pregnancy and can be passed on to the baby.

Importance of getting tested

Chlamydia is often dubbed as the 'silent infection' because most people who have it don't show any symptoms. However, if left untreated, it can lead to serious health problems like infertility in both men and women, ectopic pregnancy, and an increased risk of contracting HIV. Regular testing allows for early detection and treatment, which can prevent these complications.

Chlamydia testing options in Westbrook, ME:

Urgent care and walk-in clinics

Urgent care and walk-in clinics provide convenient, same-day testing for chlamydia. Intermed Urgent Care in nearby Portland offers friendly staff and a clean environment, according to reviews. Appointments can be booked through Solv’s website or mobile app.

Primary care providers

Your primary care provider can also test for chlamydia. If you have a regular doctor in Westbrook or nearby cities like Gorham, Portland, or Scarborough, consider reaching out to them for testing.

Free STD testing and community health centers

Community health centers often offer free or low-cost testing for chlamydia and other STDs/STIs. These centers are a valuable resource for those without insurance or those looking for confidential testing.

At-home testing

At-home testing kits for chlamydia provide a more private option. These kits can be ordered online, used at home, and then sent back to a lab for testing. Results are typically available within a few days.

Prevalence of chlamydia in Westbrook

Westbrook, located in Cumberland County, has seen a steady increase in chlamydia cases over the years, mirroring the national trend. According to the CDC, chlamydia is the most reported STD in the United States, and Westbrook is no exception. The rates in Westbrook are comparable to those in nearby counties such as Hampshire County and Worcester County.

Risk factors related to chlamydia in Westbrook

Several factors contribute to the prevalence of chlamydia in Westbrook. These include a younger population, lack of consistent condom use, multiple sexual partners, and lack of regular testing.

Other STDs in Westbrook

While chlamydia is the most common STD in Westbrook, other STDs like gonorrhea, HIV, syphilis, and hepatitis are also prevalent. The rates of these infections have also been increasing over the years, making regular testing for all STDs/STIs crucial for sexually active individuals in the area.

Sources

Solv has strict sourcing guidelines and relies on peer-reviewed studies, academic research institutions, and medical associations. We avoid using tertiary references.

  1. Diagnoses of HIV Infection in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2020: Tables (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/library/reports/hiv-surveillance/vol-33/content/tables.html
  2. Sexually Transmitted Diseases — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases*, United States, 1941–2021 (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov/std/statistics/2021/tables/1.htm
  3. Chlamydia — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2021 (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov/std/statistics/2021/tables/2.htm
  4. Gonorrhea — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2021 (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov/std/statistics/2021/tables/7.htm
  5. Primary and Secondary Syphilis — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2021 (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov/std/statistics/2021/tables/13.html
  6. Atlas Plus (CDC) https://gis.cdc.gov/grasp/nchhstpatlas/tables.html
  7. County Health Rankings https://www.countyhealthrankings.org/explore-health-rankings/rankings-data-documentation

Chlamydia Test FAQs

  • What is a chlamydia test?

    A chlamydia test is an STD test that can tell you if you have chlamydia or not. According to A chlamydia test is used to determine the presence of chlamydia bacteria in the body, according to the National Institutes of Health. It can be used to confirm whether you have chlamydia even if you don't have any symptoms. According to the National Institutes of Health, chlamydia symptoms include pain when peeing and frequent urination. It can cause abnormal vaginal bleeding in women, and it can cause discharge from the penis in men. the NIH, it can be done as a urine test or a swab test, albeit the swab test is normally only done on women. Many healthcare practitioners that provide lab test services can deliver a chlamydia test.

  • What is a chlamydia test used for?

    A chlamydia test is used to identify whether chlamydia bacteria is present in the body, according to the National Institutes of Health. It can be used to determine whether you have chlamydia even if you don't have any symptoms. According to the National Institutes of Health, chlamydia symptoms include pain when peeing and frequent urination. It can cause abnormal vaginal bleeding in women, and it can cause penile discharge in men.

  • Why do I need a chlamydia test?

    A chlamydia test can reveal whether or not you have the STD and help you avoid infecting others. For sexually active women under the age of 25, males who have intercourse with men, HIV patients, and pregnant women under the age of 25, the National Institutes of Health recommends yearly chlamydia tests. This STD test is particularly recommended for women over the age of 25 who have had multiple sexual partners and whose partners have used condoms incorrectly or inconsistently.

  • What happens during a chlamydia test?

    According to the National Institutes of Health, the chlamydia test provider will ask you to urinate into a sterile collecting cup during the urine test. Lab technicians examine your urine sample for the presence of chlamydia bugs. According to the National Institutes of Health, a healthcare provider will use a swab or brush to collect a sample of cells during a pelvic exam. After that, the sample is transported to a laboratory for analysis.

  • Will I need to do anything to prepare for the test?

    According to the National Institutes of Health, lab test providers may advise women getting a chlamydia test to avoid using vaginal douches or lotions for at least 24 hours prior to the test. It's also possible that men and women will be asked to stop taking antibiotics for at least 24 hours before the STD test.

  • How long does it take for chlamydia to show up?

    Symptoms of chlamydia usually show one to three weeks after infection, according to the University of Wisconsin. However, 75 percent of women and 50 percent of men with chlamydia exhibit no symptoms, according to the institution. The only way to find out whether you have chlamydia is to go to an STD testing center and take a chlamydia test. Symptoms of chlamydia usually show one to three weeks after infection, according to the University of Wisconsin. However, 75 percent of women and 50 percent of men with chlamydia exhibit no symptoms, according to the institution. The only way to find out whether you have chlamydia is to go to an STD testing center and take a chlamydia test.

  • How long will I test positive for chlamydia after treatment?

    You shouldn't test positive for chlamydia after you've done therapy. According to the University of Rochester Medical Center, chlamydia can be successfully treated with azithromycin or doxycycline. According to the University of Rochester Medical Center, people with lymphogranuloma venereum, a kind of chlamydia, may need 21 days of treatment. Furthermore, the institution recommends that you refrain from all sexual activity for at least seven days or until your chlamydia treatment is finished.

  • Where can I get a chlamydia test in Westbrook?

    A chlamydia test is available at many healthcare facilities that perform lab tests and STD testing services, such as hospitals, urgent care centers, and walk-in clinics. Solv is one of the simplest and most convenient ways to locate chlamydia test providers in your area. Type "chlamydia test" or "STD testing" into the search field on Solv's website, then enter your location to find top-rated providers and arrange an appointment online.

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