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How To Cure Chlamydia

Posted by PhilWeill

Dear patient,

Did you know Chlamydia can kill you?

Chlamydia is one of the most sever STD's in the world ruining people lives.

It can cut your life short. Kill you young. Make your penis fall off... or if you are a woman, make you unable to pee, have... Read more »

To Cougar....Chlamydia causing symptoms??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Cougar - I read in your earlier post that your doctor explained some of your symptoms as chlamydia-related. I am very interested to hear about your experience and more about what your doctor said. I contracted chlamydia/urethritis after a hish... Read more »

Treating Chlamydia with Azithromycin

Posted by Anonymous
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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 »

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/Gonorrhea

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi guys, I have got a question about chlamydia/gonorrhea. About FOUR years ago I had sex with (3) prostitutes. I have already been tested -ive for HIV and syphilis. Do you think there's a chance I've been infected with chlamydia and/or gonorrhea? I... Read more »
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medications for chlamydia

i have a prescription for clindamycin and im wondering if that medication would cure chlamydia? please help me with this question....
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 »

can penicillin cure chlamydia

Somebody told me a ex of mine had chlamydia and I'm on penicillin all ready due to a tonsil infection. If I had the chlamydia could it also be cured by the penicillin?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Penicillin doesn't treat chlamydia. The preferred treatment for chlamydia is either doxycycline or azithromycin.If you think you've been exposed, you should be screened (being mindful to test the body site(s)... Read more »

Treating chlamydia with clindamycin and or Zithromax

I have chlamydia and need some advise. I am currently working, and will be for sometime, in a location that I have no access to any drugs other than what I have here with me, or doctor. I have 2, 250mg capsules of Zithromax, and I also have 20,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.Chlamydia infections can be treated with either doxycycline (100 mg twice daily for 7 days) or azithromycin (1 gram once).I wouldn't recommend only taking 500 mg of the 'zithro.Hope that helps,BY... Read more »

could i get chlamydia

There is this girl at school and she and I are mutually interested in each other. There are rumors, just rumors that she might have chlamydia. Now I am not stupid enough to have sex with her, since it is high risk. But could I get it from her be...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I don't know if this girl has chlamydia or not, but I do know one thing: kids at school can be pretty cruel. Besides, that rumor sounds quite circumspect. If this girl was diagnosed with chlamydia by a healthcare professional, I would assume... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

Anna Lange (not her real name) had no symptoms when she went to a Wake County, N.C., sexually transmitted 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.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Screening Prevents Disease, Improves Health of Young Women, Chlamydia Study Says

A recent analysis conducted by Kaiser Permanente in partnership with CDC found that by taking simple steps, health care institutions can increase the number of women tested for and diagnosed with chlamydia. Around 40 percent of women with untreated... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Infection Prevalent Among Unsuspecting Young Americans

One in 25 participants in a representative sample of 12,548 Americans ages 18-26 were found to be infected with chlamydia in the first nationwide study of the STD's prevalence. Racial and ethnic disparities in infection rates were also found. Blacks... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Preventing and Controlling Chlamydia -- the Silent STI -- in People With HIV

Table of Contents Introduction Chlamydia Risk Factors in People With and Without HIV How Chlamydia Sets Up Infection and Spreads Chlamydia Raises Risk of HIV Infection and Progression Screening and Testing for Chlamydia: Urine Is Not Enough ... Read more »