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Does Doxycycline Cure Gonorrhea

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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 »

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my husband cd4 count was 32 & vl was 55,000 so they say you can have hiv for years what about the... 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 »
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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. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...Surveillance, 2006. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, November 2007. Hook EW III and Handsfield HH. Gonococcal infections in the adult. In: K. Holmes, P. Sparling, P. Markh et al (eds). Sexually Transmitted Diseases... Read more »
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"The Clap" Is Becoming the Applause!

...mentality" of AIDS diminishes . That's life: just as we get an exotic horror show like AIDS in check, some Golden Oldie like the clap reminds us we're never really out of the woods. Read more »
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Posted by Sol, 1 Reply
...(clotrimazole) 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... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...with "stuff" coming out of my penis when i squeeze it. Probably gonnorea he tells me and gives me a shot and a presciption for doxycycline and says with a very dismayed look that i should go get some hiv/aids counseling. BOOM well now thanks to... Read more »