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What Antibiotics Treat Std

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STD and antibiotics

Hi,I'm a man, and a couple of months ago, I received oral sex from an unknown woman. I did not wear a condom. I decided to see a doctor a couples of after, just to make sure, and he noticed that I was kind of stressed, with a possible STD. He...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
No antibiotics treat all STDs. Not all STDs are bacterial in nature. Sometimes doctors choose to treat the more common STDs empirically (like chlamydia and gonorrhea) with one antibiotic. If you are still concerned, give your doc a call and see... Read more »

HIV sores and antibiotics

I know that there is no cure for HIV/AIDS but can the sores people get from HIV be cleared up with... Read more »

TREATING A STD WHILE HIV POSTIVE

I RECENTLY RECEIVED THE MEDICATON DOXYCYCLINE TO TREAT A STD AND I WANTED TO KNOW IF THIS... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Antibiotics-to-Go May Increase STD Treatment

Providing male STD patients a dose of antibiotics to bring to their partners is more effective than the standard method of instructing the patients to tell their partners to see a doctor for testing and treatment, according to a new study. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maryland: New Law Allows Doctors to Prescribe Antibiotics for Partners Diagnosed With STDs

A state law that allows for the establishment of a pilot STD program in Baltimore went into effect Sunday. Under the city health department-run program, doctors will be able to write antibiotic prescriptions for partners of persons diagnosed with... Read more »
Infectious Diseases in Corrections Report

News and Literature Reviews

Antibiotic Resistance Prompts Changes in CDC's Treatment Guidelines for Gonorrhea Limited Spending: An Analysis of Correctional Expenditures on Antiretrovirals for HIV-Infected Prisoners Substance Use and Sexual Behavior During Incarceration Among... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Antibiotics Offer Hope in Fight Against Drug-Resistant TB: Study

A new class of antibiotics could help treat drug-resistant tuberculosis and other bacterial infections, according to scientists at Rutgers University's Howard Hughes Institute. Lead researcher Richard Ebright and colleagues discovered three... Read more »
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Std???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
guess i wouldn't ask, but i saw information that "teeth marks" on my tongue could be indication of an STD. a week after possible exposure i had the penis swab and was found negative of all those, i was also given antibiotics to treat them incase i... Read more »

Low risk? what STD am I facing?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
After 3 weeks from a possible exposure, I have had two instances of clear, pus-like discharge from my penis while I was asleep. The first time would have been about 18 days from the exposure and the second at 24 days. On the first occasion, I just... Read more »

Preventive Antibiotics

Posted by picaropsv, 4 Replies
Hey all!

Looking for information and some of your kind words.
As I have mentioned in the past, last year, more or less around this time of year, I became quite ill with a strange kind of double pneumonia, one of the bugs was normal, but the other was... Read more »

STD ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with my ex girlfriend about 2 months ago.But 2 weeks after sleeping with her,I noticed I had a discharge from my penis.It got worse and I went to my GUM clinic.I was tested for gonnerea and chlymidia and given some antibiotics... Read more »