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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
No: Despite prior warnings about antibiotics interfering with the efficacy of oral contraceptives, this advice has now changed. You no longer need to use ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: This depends on the STD. There are at least a dozen illnesses than can pass through sexual contact.Some STD's are viral and may benefit from antiviral ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald De la Pena
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: I've not heard of an std caused by antibiotics.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: Each of the separate std's have meds that work and don't work. Not all std's will respond to one. Some have no available treatment.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: First off, many STDs are viral and thus have no antibiotic treatment options that make the infection go away. Also, there are more and more data to s ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Egan
Dr. Sean Egan answered
27 years experience Urology
Yes: most STD's are treated with some form of antibiotic
A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
Depends : On the std. Some are easily curable with antibiotics, others are controllable with antiviral meds and others are not easily and totally treatable and ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe/not: Most modern testing for these germs is based on their DNA found in a sample. It does not matter if they are alive or dead. Two days of meds would like ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: There is a single dose treatment for gonorrhea, chlamydia. Seven day treatment for trichomonas, gardnerella. One to three weeks treatment for syphilis ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes they should: If you have an std, most std clinics will arrange for you to get the medication. You may need to purchase the meds (they may not be free) but are rel ... Read More
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