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Does Doxycycline Cure Chlamydia In One Day

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Doxycycline and truvada/sustiva

I started Truvada/Sustiva 3 weeks ago. Today I was prescribed doxycycline for 10 days, there was a suspicion of gonorrhea/ chylamidia. Is it safe to take this antibiotic with my regimen? Also I'm supposed to have my cd4/viral load/ liver enzymes...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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...Hello and thanks for your post.First off, there's no significant interactions between short-term doxycycline and your HIV medications.If you've had a true infection with GC or Chlamydia, then there is some risk that your viral load could Read more »

LGV positve

After recently going. to the G.I. doctor because of a bout of rectal bleeding that would not stop, ... Read more »

doxycycline on candida?

Hi, you may be the right people to ask. In time order:I visited a prostitute and saw blood on the... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...breakthrough because we can observe therapy rather than depending on people to adhere to a more complicated regimen," Hitchcock says. Doxycycline (sold under several brand names), the other antibiotic approved and commonly used to treat... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia

...they have an STD and are treated for it should notify all of their recent sex partners (sex partners within the preceding 60 days) so they can see a health care provider and be evaluated for STDs. Sexual activity should not resume until all sex... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Chlamydia

...your health care provider will probably give you a prescription for an antibiotic such as azithromycin (taken for one day) or doxycycline (taken for 7 days). Or, you might get a prescription for another antibiotic such as erythromycin or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Azithromycin (Zithromax)

...liquid forms. To fight most infections, the dose for adults is 500 mg on the first day, and then 250 mg each day for 4 more days. The dose used to prevent MAC infection is 1,200 mg or 1,250 mg once a week. Azithromycin tablets can be taken with... Read more »
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Not Again...!!!!!!!

Posted by Sol, 1 Reply
...I also had cuts in my mouth from grinding my teeth and one cut on the side of my tongue as well. I had started a course of doxycycline 100 (twice a day) exactly 3 days before this episode as well as a single dose of Zithro 1000 mg. I also took... Read more »

Help - HIV/Chlamydia Risk

Posted by Sharpie_H, 1 Reply
...water, since I saw her cleaning them but did not asked her if she used anything else). She also did some flogging. A couple of days later (about a week) I saw a strange animal (maybe a lice?) on my pubic hair, and got rid of it. Never have seen... Read more »

Chlamydia question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I wanted to pose this question. I went to the doctors for a UTI. They said that was what it was but they screened for chlamydia anyways. I don't know much about it so I went online to research it. I definately get that it is an STD. What I don't... Read more »

LGV Chlamydia

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...I thought this news item in todays INQUIRER was of some interest to us gay men. Its about a "bad strain of chlamydia not usually seen in this country". It "appears Read more »