Feb 28, 2009
Ive been on clindamycin for an infection in my mouth due to a tooth, meanwhile my boyfriend has contracted chlamidia an std. i was told that the antibiotics may have cleared mine up could that be true
| Response from Dr. McGowan
Clindamycin has some activity against Chlamydia trachomatis but it is inferior to azithromycin or doxycycline. I would not rely on the clindamycin as adequate to treat the chlamydia that you may have contracted from your boyfriend. Thanks, Joe
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