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Why Do Doctors Prescribe Different Antibiotics For Chlamydia

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...3 injections over a 6-month period. However, women who are already infected with HPV are not protected by the vaccine. Also, Gardasil™ does not protect against less common HPV types not included in the vaccine. Therefore, doctors still recommend regular Pap smears to detect changes in the cervix (dysplasia) before they become cancerous, so that women can receive treatment before cervical cancer develops. When dysplasia is detected and...
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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
...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. Hope that answers your rather... Read more »

Unprotected oral by POZ man days after finishing antibiotics for chalmydia

Dr. Bob, I love this site and all you do. I searched the archives but didn't see my question, so here goes...Back on July 4th weekend, I went to a pool party (all gay men). After several drinks and a day of skinny dipping, things started to get a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I concur completely with the advice you received from your doctor!Dr. Bob 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
...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 doctors and have had excessive courses of antibiotics. My suggestion is that you work with your general... Read more »

What's Chlamydia?

Mr. Sowadsky:What's Chlamydia and how do you get it?, do you experience ARS? what test do you have to take to diagnose it? Any particular symptoms?THANKS!
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...symptoms, does not necessarily mean they are not infected. Flu-like symptoms are normally not associated with Chlamydia. Only a doctor can diagnose Chlamydia (through laboratory tests). Laboratory testing is especially important, since the... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...Mitchell says. "They might feel uncomfortable, or not have insurance, or just not know they should be tested for chlamydia." Also, doctors often fail to discuss the issue of sexually transmitted diseases with their young patients, according to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...and treatment, as necessary. How is gonorrhea diagnosed? Several laboratory tests are available to diagnose gonorrhea. A doctor or nurse can obtain a sample for testing from the parts of the body likely to be infected (cervix, urethra,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Azithromycin (Zithromax)

...drug. In the US, its brand name is Zithromax. It is sold under many other brand names in other countries, including Ultreon. Antibiotics fight infections caused by bacteria. Azithromycin is used to fight opportunistic infections in people with... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

...Clarithromycin is an antibiotic drug. In the US, its brand name is Biaxin®. In other countries it is known as Klacid and Mavid. Antibiotics fight infections caused by bacteria. Clarithromycin is also used to fight opportunistic infections in... 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 Read more »

Anxiety and symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Finally, exactly one week after the encounter, I had a white discharge from my penis which I was sure was an STD. I went to the doctor that day and he did a swab and said he would go ahead and treat me for both gonnorhea and chlamydia. We... Read more »

Persistent Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...over 1 month now swollen glands on and off, fever daily, headache daily, fatigue, on going sinus infection. I have been to the doctors and have gone through the regimen of antibiotics twice. My question is that I had gotten masterbated in Vegas... Read more »

Help - HIV/Chlamydia Risk

Posted by Sharpie_H, 1 Reply
...my anus. It was itchy. At first I thought I had a hemorrhoid, and had medication. It didn't got much better, so I went to the doctor. He checked me out and told me I had "tear" so that was probably the cause; he also told me it may have been... Read more »