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Does Doxycycline Treat Chlamydia

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clindamycin

Ive been on clindamycin for an infection in my mouth due to a tooth, meanwhile my boyfriend has contracted chlamidia an std. i was told that the antibiotics may have cleared mine up could that be true
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Chlamydia trachomatis but it is inferior to azithromycin or doxycycline. I would not rely on the clindamycin as adequate to treat the chlamydia that you may have contracted from your boyfriend. Thanks, Joe Read more »

Antibiotics

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia

...Is Chlamydia? How Do People Get Chlamydia? What Are the Symptoms of Chlamydia? What Complications Can Result From Untreated Chlamydia? How Does Chlamydia Affect a Pregnant Woman and Her Baby? How Is Chlamydia Diagnosed? What Is... Read more »
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. 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

Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV)

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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 »

Help - HIV/Chlamydia Risk

Posted by Sharpie_H, 1 Reply
...though it is STILL mild, it's definitely not me being hypochondriac. I even had what could have been conjunctivitis, wich I treated with Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Dexamethasone and was quickly gone (even though chlamydia is treated... 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 »