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How Long Do Doxycycline Take To Cure Chlamydia

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...However, drug-resistant strains of gonorrhea are increasing in many areas of the world, including the United States, and successful treatment of gonorrhea is becoming more difficult. Because many people with gonorrhea also have chlamydia , another STD, antibiotics for both infections are usually given together. Persons with gonorrhea should be tested for other STDs. It is important to take all of the medication prescribed to cure...
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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.

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 »

College guy that just donated to the foundation. Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV, 2010)

Good evening Dr. Bob,I am a heterosexual male in my mid 20's and now engaged. I have only been with 5 woman in my past. Prior to my engagement and meeting my fiance , I had a one time unprotected episode of oral and vaginal sex with a female. this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...2008What Is LGV?LGV (Lymphogranuloma venereum) is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by three strains of the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. The visual signs include genital papule(s) (e.g., raised surface or bumps) and or ulcers, and... Read more »

How common is this STD?

Hello, I read on here about lymphogranuloma venereum desease. I am curious how easy this is to get in America? I read you can catch it from oral, "I assume in giving oral or receiving". Not saying I got this, but in May or June I got a BJ and a few...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...who have sex with men (MSM). The MMWR article describes The Netherlands' LGV finding including clinical signs and symptoms along with CDC's 2002 STD Treatment Guidelines for LGV. Using LGV testing technology not commercially available (LGV... 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 Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia

...If untreated, chlamydial infections can progress to serious reproductive and other health problems with both short-term and long-term consequences. Like the disease itself, the damage that chlamydia causes is often "silent." In women, untreated... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...diseases clinic earlier this year to pick up her birth control pills. But a routine test revealed that the 20-year-old Lange had chlamydia. "She came in and had no complaints," says Peter Leone, M.D., the clinic's medical director, "and then... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Chlamydia

...Treatment Guidelines . Prevention The surest way to avoid transmission of STIs is to abstain from sexual contact or be in a long-term mutually monogamous relationship with a partner who has been tested and is not infected. By using latex... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

...Clarithromycin? Clarithromycin is used for mild or moderate bacterial infections. It works against several different bacteria, especially chlamydia, hemophilus and streptococcus. These bacteria can infect the skin, nose, throat, lungs and ears.... Read more »
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Help - HIV/Chlamydia Risk

Posted by Sharpie_H, 1 Reply
...while traveling, I decided that I would try other sexual experiences (anal sex) and got into contact with a male prostitute. Long story short, there was some roleplay on his part, some very light biting (no blood whatsoever), very light fingering... 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 »

LGV Chlamydia

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...does not always cause noticible symptoms- right away at least- an unknown number of people may silently harbor and spread it, along with an increased risk of HIV". ""My feeling is that what we're seeing now is still the tip of the iceberg," said... 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 »