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Does Doxycycline Cure Gonorrhea And Chlamydia

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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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...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 be transiently elevated. If you can delay getting... Read more »

gonorrhea or prostititis?

Dr Bob:I am an HIV+, 39 yo male (undetectable,835 CD4). About 5 wks ago I started having a dull... 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

...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. "She came in and had no complaints," says Peter Leone, M.D., the clinic's medical director, "and then... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Increases in Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Among Men Who Have Sex With Men -- United States, 2003, and Revised Recommendations for Gonorrhea Treatment, 2004

...Massachusetts Department of Public Health has recommended use of ceftriaxone rather than fluoroquinolones for treatment of uncomplicated gonococcal infections. When local increases in QRNG were identified in late 2002, the health department... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Update to CDC's Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2006 : Fluoroquinolones No Longer Recommended for Treatment of Gonococcal Infections

...gonorrhoeae . On the basis of the most recent evidence, CDC no longer recommends the use of fluoroquinolones for the treatment of gonococcal infections and associated conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). Consequently, only one... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Chlamydia

...Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Research Related Links Overview Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection (STI). You can get chlamydial infection during vaginal, oral, or... Read more »
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Not Again...!!!!!!!

Posted by Sol, 1 Reply
...since I had a fungal infection on my penis. My questions: 1. Is it possible that if I was exposed to STDs like gonorrhea or chlamydia, they would become resistant because I had taken antibiotics before? Or was the time gap between antibiotics... 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 Read more »

Chlamydia/HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...refused to give me PEP (it was unprotected vaginal). A culture was done to check for STDS (Urethral Swab) and it came back +ve for Chlamydia. I know I have to go through 3 months of hell waiting on HIV results but I'm confused about Chlamydia... 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 to be spreading among gay and bisexual men possibly increasing their chances of Read more »