What Type Of Antibiotic Treats Chlamydia

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Gynecological Problems

... 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
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Worried to Death Possible Infection

Dr. Bob,I had an unfortunate situation where I was very depressed for a few months. During my depression, I hooked up with a random guy, who lied about his HIV status and I found to be HIV positive. First off, I never would have done this random...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...exposures. Could you have dodged the HIV bullet? Sure. In fact, statistically, the odds are very much in your favor. Antibiotics to treatChlamydia would not stop or mask an HIV ARS fever or other ARS symptoms. These types of antibiotics fight... Read more »

will zithromax show i have HIV

I had STD tested two weeks ago showed i have chlamydia, so i had the zithromaz prescribed by doctor, the following night i suffered throat problem, feel like something pressing my throat, but i dont have any pain or sore on my throat. Also,my jar...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...when i take zithromax?" Huh? What the hell does that even mean?Regarding your question about zithromax, taking an antibiotic to treat a bacterial infection (Chlamydia) would have no effect on HIV-(viral) related symptoms or HIV-related tests.... Read more »

Antibiotics combined with anti viral medicines

Can a pregnant woman combine antibiotics for pregnant women against Chlamydia while taking Combivir and Viracept.Should there be a pause of taking the anti viral medicines while taking the antibiotics.I understand that combining antibiotics with...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...interactions with some antivirals, such as ketoconazole (Nizoral) and rifampin. However, azithromycin, the drug most often used to treatchlamydia in pregnancy should be safe to use with antivirals in a pregnant woman. I have certainly done it... Read more »

Chlamydia and HIV

I would like to know if a person contracted chlamydia, is there a good chance of contracting HIV?I am asking this question because the number of people with chlamydia is much higher than the people with HIV? Why is that?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...detecting and treating symptomatic STIs decreases the rates of HIV transmission in some studies.It is difficult to draw any kind of meaningful conclusion from the fact that chlamydia infection prevalence (which is as high as 4 million people... Read more »
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

Antibiotics-to-Go May Increase STD Treatment

...is more effective than the standard method of instructing the patients to tell their partners to see a doctor for testing and treatment, according to a new study. The practice of patient-delivered partner treatment is already common in Europe... Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

...could have an STD. The only way to know for sure is to have regularSTD screenings from your healthcare provider. If left untreated, STDs can cause serious health problems including cervicalcancer, liver disease, pelvic inflammatory disease... Read more »
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development


...vaginitis? In general, vaginitis may cause itching, irritation, or abnormal vaginal discharge. There are a several different kinds of vaginitis, each with their own causes and symptoms: Candida or "yeast" infections -- Yeast infections of... Read more »
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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 kindRead more »

my dr said everything is normal..NORMAL?!!

Posted by still_here, 8 Replies
...fever persisted @ 103 - 104 for the next 2 weeks. I was taking 3000ml of Motrin a day to keep the fever down & 2 different kinds of antibiotics. i live in Florida, so 3 hurricanes in a row made for tricky doctor appointments & a lot of... 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 »

Chlamydia/HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...refused to give me PEP (it was unprotected vaginal). A culture was done to check for STDS (Urethral Swab) and it came back +ve for Chlamydia. I know I have to go through 3 months of hell waiting on HIV results but I'm confused about Chlamydia... Read more »
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