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What Medications Are Prescribed For Chlamydia

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AIDS InfoNet

Azithromycin (Zithromax)

...azithromycin and similar antibiotics. Be sure to tell your health care provider if you are allergic to erythromycin or other antibiotics. What About Drug Resistance? Whenever you take medication, be sure to take all of the prescribed doses. Many people stop if they feel better. This is not a good idea. If the drug doesn't kill all of the germs, they might change (mutate) so that they can survive even when you are taking medications. When...
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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 be... Read more »

HIV worry has caused my body to fall apart (JUST MADE A DONATION OF 70$)

Thank you for all that you do, Doc.I had protected oral and vaginal sex with a sex worker in Spain on the 7-8th of June. Since then, I have had some STD tests done. My initial symptoms included frequent urination but that went away after a week and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Worried in Moscow,Protected sex is indeed protected, assuming the latex or polyurethane condom was used properly and did not fail (break). Consequently, your HIV-exposure risk is essentially nonexistent (assuming you meet the above conditions). A... Read more »

? False Positive Chlamydia

Hello, I went to my doctor in Aug for a pap test with the complaint of some itching. She called a few days later and told me my test was unreadable and that I had vaginitis. She prescribed an MVP cream for two weeks and I went back the pap came...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...vaginitis, see my response to "Yellow Vaginal Discharge" (http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Hepatitis/Q26472.qna).Chlamydia is sexually transmitted. If you had chlamydia, you were either infected by your current partner or a... Read more »

JhonneedHelp

5 month ago my condom broke when I was penetrating a sex worker. Few minutes later i started to have discomforts in the head of my penis, that was a Sunday. the next day I went to see a physician, he put me on 7 days of doxycycline, once off 1g of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Sorry, I cannot diagnose your problem over the Internet. I don't have access to your medical records or laboratory tests the benefit of a physical exam. What I can advise from the information you provided is that you've seen way too many... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

...erythromycin or other antibiotics. What About Drug Resistance? Whenever you take medication, be sure to take all of the prescribed doses. Many people stop if they feel better. This is not a good idea. If the drug doesn't kill all of the... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...because having these infections may make it more likely that you will transmit HIV, if you are HIV positive already. In addition, chlamydia and gonnorhea can cause pelvic inflammatory disease. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) PID refers to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...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... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reproductive Tract Infections Among Women Attending a Gynecology Outpatient Department in Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic

...management, periodic evaluations of etiological diagnosis should be available to ensure adequacy of treatment algorithms and prescribed medications. Back to other news for November 2007 Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
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sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... Read more »

The Failure of Viral Load Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...conundrums in this November 11 2006 article from New Scientist found online at http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn10511-are-we-prescribing-hiv-drugs-properly.html Are We Prescribing HIV Drugs Properly? In cash-starved regions of the world,... Read more »

chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...aware neither of us has had any other partner in that time. about 3 months ago he got tested and he showed up positive with chlamydia so a few weeks ago I went to the doc and got tested but I was clean and negative for chlamydia. The thing is... Read more »

Very scared...someone please help.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...infection. My Dr. told me that it was vagintiis, but failed to tell me what was causing it...yeast, BV, or Trich. She originally prescribed me cortisone cream for the itching and that helped, but it never went away. So when I went a month... Read more »