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After 7 days of taking 1g of azithromycin for chlyamdia my doctor wants me tocome back and get retested could i test negative

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Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: One gram of zithromax should clear up your chlamydia. But you could need to be retreated.
Dr. Peter Corrado
40 years experience Family Medicine
Talk to your doctor: Seven days of azythromycin should be more than enough to resolve uncomplicated chlymidia. Also, retesting for cure is not usually needed after Azithro ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It would be wise to see a doc anyway to make sure chlamydia is the only exposure/problem you need to treat. However, the azithromycin is safe during a ... Read More
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Chlamydia's friends: Chlamydia has friends called gonorrhea, syphilis, LGV, ureaplasma, herpes, trichomonas,... If you are a doctor and tested yourself and examined yours ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
About perfection...: Life is not perfect. Not everybody who takes a recommend medication gets rid of her infection. Each human is different and may respond differently to ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
1-3 months: The standard recommendation is to restest for chlamydia (and gonorrhea) about 3 months after treatment. This detects both reinfection, in case of reex ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Tested too Soon: I am sorry but there is no test that would pick up gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, or HIV the day after a sexual exposure.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Forsythe
26 years experience Emergency Medicine
Go back: It's a good start but adding an injection of antibiotics and additional coverage would be wise and get you feeling better more quickly if it is pid. A ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You are treated.: The standard dosing when using Azithromycin to treat chlamydia is a one time dose of 1 gram. You are already treated. Make sure your partner is treate ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mazen Kherallah
33 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Azithromycin is as effective as doxycycline and is the treatment of choice for chlamydia infection. If symptoms do not disappear within few days, you ... Read More
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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Don't share meds!: Your question's incomplete, so I'm not sure what you're asking. But I suspect you want to share prescription meds with your boyfriend. I would NOT enc ... Read More
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Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
The : The bleeding could have been due to irritated vaginal mucosa (tissue). This is usually the case when an infection is present. You need to go back to y ... Read More
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