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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 »

chlamydia

hi. my boyfriend/fiance has recently infected me with chlamydia. I would say about 1 week ago.... Read more »

Chlamydia

dear Doctor: I have maybe a stupid question, but my life now is a hell. Is it possible have... 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

Opportunistic Screening for Chlamydia at a Community Based Contraceptive Service for Young People

Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common curable sexually transmitted bacterial infection in England and is the most preventable cause of infertility in women. Despite publicity campaigns, the public's awareness of chlamydia and its consequences... 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 »
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How To Cure Chlamydia

Posted by PhilWeill

Dear patient,

Did you know Chlamydia can kill you?

Chlamydia is one of the most sever STD's in the world ruining people lives.

It can cut your life short. Kill you young. Make your penis fall off... or if you are a woman, make you unable to pee, have... Read more »

A few questions about chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous
I had a high risk situation when I had unprotected vaginal sex about 10 months ago. I ended up getting tested recently, but I realized that around a month after the situation, I took Zithromax, so even if I did have it, it would have been cured. ... Read more »

Chlamydia/Gonorrhea

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi guys, I have got a question about chlamydia/gonorrhea. About FOUR years ago I had sex with (3) prostitutes. I have already been tested -ive for HIV and syphilis. Do you think there's a chance I've been infected with chlamydia and/or gonorrhea? I... Read more »

To Cougar....Chlamydia causing symptoms??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Cougar - I read in your earlier post that your doctor explained some of your symptoms as chlamydia-related. I am very interested to hear about your experience and more about what your doctor said. I contracted chlamydia/urethritis after a hish... Read more »