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What Medications Are Prescribed For Chlamydia

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Chlamydia treatment

Hi,I was diagnosed with Chlamydia. Doctor has prescribed Azythromecyn treatment 6 days X 500mg daily.As far as I know the most common prescription is 1g of Azythromecyn as a single dose. Is there any reasonoble justification for 6x500mg instead of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Nope. The recommended dose of azithromycin is 1 gram as a single dose. Alternatively, doxycycline 100 mg twice a day for seven days can be used.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Chlamydia

I was tested positive for chlamydia and the doctor told me to take these 4 red or pink pills. now... 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... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia: New Orleans Scientists Part of STD Experiment

According to a study conducted by scientists in New Orleans and elsewhere, a woman is more likely to avoid a second case of an STD if she gives medicine, rather than advice, to her sexual partners. The study supports a system called... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Evaluation of Clinician-Reported Adherence to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines for the Treatment of Chlamydia Trachomatis in Two U.S. Health Plans

The authors of the current study sought to assess clinician adherence to CDC-recommended treatments for Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) in two health plans. From 1999 to 2000, clinicians were mailed a survey that used hypothetical scenarios to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Observational Cohort Study of Chlamydia Trachomatis Treatment in Pregnancy

Azithromycin is currently not considered a first-line treatment for Chlamydia trachomatis infection in pregnant women. The authors of the current study sought to evaluate the use, efficacy, and safety of azithromycin in pregnant women with genital... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: Screening Teen Girls for Chlamydia Could Lower Infertility

Changing physicians' behavior to give sexually active teenage girls a urine test for chlamydia during routine doctor visits is an effective way of detecting chlamydia and helping prevent infertility problems later in life, according to a new study.... Read more »
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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
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 »

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 »

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 »