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Does Penicillin Cure Chlamydia

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...and painless sores on various parts of the body. Having syphilis can make you more likely to transmit HIV if you are already HIV positive, and you are more likely to contract HIV from a partner who has both HIV and syphilis. Penicillin is the standard treatment for syphilis, but doxcycline or tetracycline can be given to patients who are allergic to penicillin. Other Sexually Transmitted Infections Other sexually transmitted infections...
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Worried about episode with 2 transsexuals...

Hello Doctor Bob, this is my first post ever and I promise you that before I decided to write to you, I did a whole lot of reading of previous posts and your answers to them, but still I felt the need to ask my questions, so here goes my case:I'm a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Transsexual dynamic duos, bathrooms without water and drug stores that allow you to buy injectable Rocephin and Benzathine penicillin G plus oral azithromycin??? Where the hell do you live???Your STD/HIV risk from unprotected insertive oral... Read more »

Effects of Penicillin on HIV Anti-Body Test

Hi Dr. Bob,I just want to start out my letter by thanking you for your patience when it comes to answering the tons of questions in this forum. Words can't express how grateful I am for people like you. Anyway, I just want to clarify something. Two...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Thanks for your thanks!Penicillin or other antibiotics will not affect HIV test results.Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »

penicillin 2.4 megaunits tpha positive

penicillin 2.4 megaunits ,tpha positive i have taekn the medicine ,is it enough for this tpha come back to negative
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello,Treating syphilis won't make the TPHA antibody test revert to negative.BY Read more »

Chlamydia treatment

Can daily masturbation cure chlamydia?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nope! Only antibiotics can cure chlamydia, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't "burp the nephew" daily just for fun.Dr. Bob Read more »
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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 »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Do the Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Look Like?

...graphic. SYPHILIS To find out if you have syphilis, the doctor must do a blood test. Syphilis is easily treated with penicillin. However, left untreated, syphilis is a deadly disease, and can kill a person years after infection.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the United States, 2008

...(available here ). Overview of Key Findings Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis Health Consequences of Untreated Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Chlamydia and gonorrhea are bacterial infections that can easily be cured with antibiotics. Yet,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: Azithromycin Equal to Penicillin

... The oral antibiotic azithromycin is as effective as penicillin injections in curing early-stage syphilis, according to the results of a new study. "Syphilis remains an important source of Read more »
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Chlamydia/HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 because the girl told me she just got her resutls back and they were -VE. She also added that She rectently was... 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 »

Chlamydia question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I wanted to pose this question. I went to the doctors for a UTI. They said that was what it was but they screened for chlamydia anyways. I don't know much about it so I went online to research it. I definately get that it is an STD. What I don't... Read more »

CHLAMYDIA

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Would chlamydia be positive on a test 3 weeks after possible exposure? What is the window period, it has been 4 months since my exposure and Read more »