Biaxin and STD's
Aug 21, 2008
Just a quick one....I had 2 oral sex encounters 1 year ago and I got tested at the 9 month mark for HIV (mainly just to get it off my mind) then I started thinking about other STD's so my questions are..
1)I was on Biaxin for 10 days 2x500mg a day due to a chest infection about 6 months ago...would this get rid of any bacteria STD?.
2) Could a person be infected with a bacterial STD for a whole year?..or would it clear up on it's own?
3) I have never had symptoms...I have read that most ppl (men) have symptoms, is this true?.
4) I was also on Amoxicilian 3x500mg a day for 10 days (due to another infection in my saliva gland) would this do anything?..
Thanks alot and a donation is on it's way for all the great work you do!!.
Response from Dr. Frascino
Your courses of Biaxin and amoxicillin would cover some STDs, but not all. However, if your encounters were a year ago and you are completely asymptomatic and have a negative HIV test at nine months, you should have nothing to worry about and no additional testing would be warranted at this time. If you again become sexually active, remember to practice safer sexual techniques. Your general medical doctor can also easily screen you for common STDs at any time should you develop symptoms after a walk on the wild side.
Thanks for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation. It's warmly appreciated.
Be well. Stay well.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- What Is The Difference Between Herpes Igg And Igm?
- Is Gonorrhea Permanent?
- What If You Took Medicine For Chlamydia And I Still Have Symptoms What Does That Mean?
- What Does A Shingles Rash Look Like?
- What Causes Recurring Yeast Infections And Bacteria Vaginosis?
- What Causes Hpv To Reoccur?
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.