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Can Macrobid Cure Chlamydia

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can penicillin cure chlamydia

Somebody told me a ex of mine had chlamydia and I'm on penicillin all ready due to a tonsil infection. If I had the chlamydia could it also be cured by the penicillin?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello and thanks for posting.Penicillin doesn't treat chlamydia. The preferred treatment for chlamydia is either doxycycline or azithromycin.If you think you've been exposed, you should be screened (being mindful to test the body site(s)... Read more »

medications for chlamydia

i have a prescription for clindamycin and im wondering if that medication would cure chlamydia?... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

Anna Lange (not her real name) had no symptoms when she went to a Wake County, N.C., sexually transmitted diseases clinic earlier this year to pick up her birth control pills. But a routine test revealed that the 20-year-old Lange had chlamydia.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Observational Cohort Study of Chlamydia Trachomatis Treatment in Pregnancy

Azithromycin is currently not considered a first-line treatment for Chlamydia trachomatis infection in pregnant women. The authors of the current study sought to evaluate the use, efficacy, and safety of azithromycin in pregnant women with genital... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia

What Is Chlamydia? How Common Is Chlamydia? How Do People Get Chlamydia? What Are the Symptoms of Chlamydia? What Complications Can Result From Untreated Chlamydia? How Does Chlamydia Affect a Pregnant Woman and Her Baby? How Is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alaska Combats High STD Rates

After two years of declining chlamydia rates, chlamydia and gonorrhea incidence increased in Alaska during the final quarter of 2012 and the first quarter of 2013, according to Susan Jones, state HIV/STD program manager. STD rates peaked in 2010 and... Read more »