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Will Clindamycin Cure Chlamydia

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clindamycin

Ive been on clindamycin for an infection in my mouth due to a tooth, meanwhile my boyfriend has contracted chlamidia an std. i was told that the antibiotics may have cleared mine up could that be true
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Clindamycin has some activity against Chlamydia trachomatis but it is inferior to azithromycin or doxycycline. I would not rely on Read more »

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Toxoplasmosis

...the drug. They get increasing amounts until they can tolerate the full dose. People who cannot tolerate sulfa drugs can use clindamycin (Cleocin®) instead of sulfadiazine in the combination. Can Toxo Be Prevented? The best way to prevent... Read more »
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Gynecological Problems

... Other Sexually Transmitted Infections Other sexually transmitted infections commonly seen in HIV-positive women include chlamydia, gonorrhea, bacterial vaginosis, and trichomonas. Antibiotics are available to treat these conditions. Your... Read more »
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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 »
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Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

...Clarithromycin? Clarithromycin is used for mild or moderate bacterial infections. It works against several different bacteria, especially chlamydia, hemophilus and streptococcus. These bacteria can infect the skin, nose, throat, lungs and ears.... Read more »
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...Would chlamydia be positive on a test 3 weeks after possible exposure? What is the window period, it has been 4 months since my exposure and Read more »