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What Is The Name Of The Antibiotic That Treat You For Chlamydia

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Gynecological Problems and HIV/AIDS

HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop into more serious conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or cervical cancer. Which GYN Conditions Are Most Problematic? Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV, Genital Herpes) There are many forms...
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Chlamydia- cant take antibiotics

Hi Ive tested positive for chlamydia but I cant take the recommended azithromycin or doxycycline due to reactions because of an existing condition I have.Whats my best option? Ive heard untreated chlamydia will resolve within 6months (male) Is this...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-I would encourage that you talk with a medical provider- there are other alternative antibiotics that you can take, erythromycin or levofloxacin. Treatment is necessary and I would not recommend otherwise. Take care,LHW... Read more »

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 »

ciprofloxacin chlamydia

Does ciprofloxacin treat chlamydia?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello,Clindamycin is not a treatment for Chlamydia. According to the US CDC:Chlamydia can be easily treated and cured with antibiotics. A single dose of azithromycin or a week of doxycycline (twice daily) are the most commonly used treatments.... Read more »

Antibiotics

Isn't Doxycycline not Dicloxacillin used to treat Chlamydia? ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
yes.. that is correct. BY... Read more »
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Treating Chlamydia with Azithromycin

Posted by Anonymous
Hi

My girlfriend and I have just been given a dose of aztithromycin but the doctor was not sure how long to refrain from having sex with one another. Was wondering if anyone else knew or has been on azithromycin and knows how long we can't have... Read more »

Help - HIV/Chlamydia Risk

Posted by Sharpie_H, 1 Reply
Hello everyone,

Last June 4, 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... Read more »

Can you catch chlamydia orally by someone who has rectal chlamydia?

Posted by chrono5, 2 Replies
I've just been treated for rectal chlamydia, but I have a partner who we both have never had anal sex with, but he has given me oral sex. I haven't told him just yet because I found out today and I'm waiting until he is back, but I was wondering... 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 »