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

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AIDS InfoNet

Azithromycin (Zithromax)

...is MAC. This stands for Mycobacterium avium complex. See Fact Sheet 514 for more information on MAC. People who have a CD4 cell count of less than 50 may develop MAC. Azithromycin is often used with another antibiotic to treat MAC. It can also be used to prevent MAC infection. If your CD4 cell count is below 50, talk to your health care provider about using azithromycin. Azithromycin is also used to treat toxoplasmosis (see Fact Sheet...
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what do you need to treat gonorrhea
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello,Gonorrhea (GC) is a sexually transmitted disease that is treated with antibiotics. With rising rates of drug resistance, current recommendations are for the use of a injection of the antibiotic Read more »

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 »

Inked Jake contd

Hi Dr. Bob,Thanks for your reply. I was "overwrought" when I sent my post - but everything I wrote is 100% the truth, and only part of the story over the past 1.5 years.Today I saw my GP to get tested - will know on Monday. Public Health contacted...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...told her he caught chlamydia from another woman, which is possible) and the chances of Matt telling her, or the doctor who is treating him, or his "clients" are slim to none. And the cherry on the cake - one of his johns is the director of youth... 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 gave...
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 Read more »
Articles
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. 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

...MAC. People who have a CD4 cell count of less than 50 may develop MAC. Clarithromycin is often used with other antibiotics to treat MAC. It can also be used to prevent MAC infection. If your CD4 cell count is below 50, talk to your health care... 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 »
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Preventive Antibiotics

Posted by picaropsv, 4 Replies
...was normal, but the other was a strange one called, (in Spanish, don't know the name in English) Nocardia. For months I had treated it as a rather virulent head/chest cold, but in the end it landed me in the hospital for five weeks and had me... 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 »

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 »

antibiotics and hiv testing

Posted by fearfulbear, 1 Reply
...Was on I.V. antibiotics overnite in a hospital for diverticulitis, sent me home with some tablets of antibiotics, while i was still on antibiotics took Read more »