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Does Doxycycline Cure Gonorrhea

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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...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
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 »

doxycycline on candida?

Hi, you may be the right people to ask. In time order:I visited a prostitute and saw blood on the condom after intercourse, I washed carefully and with vinegar afterwards.(In the past 2-3 years had no unprotected intercourse whatsoever(except mouth...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
This is interesting. The symptoms you describe are reminiscent of chlamydia, which may well be what has responded to the doxycycline antibiotic. Other things that you may have acquired at the same time include gonorrhea, syphilis...and possibly... Read more »

Resistant to gonorrhea treatment?

I have been suffering from painful urination for close to three months now (without any discharge). In the first month i completed a round of doxycycline. During the second month I had a round of levofloaxacin while awaiting my full STD check...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.If I read your words and test results correctly, it's not clear that you have a persistent urinary tract infection at all. The "minor presence of gram negative" bacteria doesn't indicate infection,... 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 ache in my rectum, above my pubic area, and in my lower back/pelvic bone, about 4 or 5 after unprotected receptive intercourse. I went to the ER, they...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You are correct: I cannot diagnose the cause of your persistent/ recurrent recto-genital discomfort over the Internet. Certainly a partially treated prostatitis or STD would top the list of my differential diagnosis. If your HIV specialist... Read more »