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Does Doxycycline Treat Both Chlamydia And Gonorrhea

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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
...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 can't help resolve this... 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 »

Meds after Sex

Hello, I am a gay male. I was having sex with this bottom guy and he told me that if we had... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...disease chlamydia usually comes with no telltale symptoms, so most people don't even know when they are infected. But left untreated, the so-called "silent epidemic" of chlamydia threatens to cause reproductive damage and infertility in many of... 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. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Chlamydia

... Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Research Related Links Overview Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection 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 »
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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 »

chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...aware neither of us has had any other partner in that time. about 3 months ago he got tested and he showed up positive with chlamydia so a few weeks ago I went to the doc and got tested but I was clean and negative for chlamydia. The thing is... Read more »

LGV Chlamydia

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...Britian have reported up to two new patients a week. "Many also have HIV." "Three weeks of the antbiotic doxycycline effectively treats LGV.". "But patients have to know they are at risk and get tested." Well, if that isn't a case for safe... Read more »