|Meds after Sex
Jul 20, 2006
Hello, I am a gay male. I was having sex with this bottom guy and he told me that if we had unprotected sex, and took something like doxycyline afterwards for a few days, then are chances of catching anything ir rare. What is the truth and history on this?
| Response from Dr. Frascino
No, that is not true. Doxycycline in the proper dosage and taken for the appropriate number of days would treat an active chlamydia infection, but it certainly would not protect you from a whole host of other STDs, including HIV and gonorrhea, etc. I suggest you educate your bottom boy ASAP! Both of you should spend some time reviewing the information about STDs and STD transmission on this site and its related links as well as in the archives of this forum.
Get informed! Failure to do so would lead to tragic consequences.
Stay safe to stay well.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.