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antibiotics used to treat trichomoniasis

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Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Did you have exam?: You need to have an exam and cultures taken? Did you do this yet? This will give you your answer
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Nope, no worries: Trichomonas is not known to be transmitted by oral sex. Actually, even vaginal sex with your partner shouldn't be a problem, once you both have been t ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Test of cure: Schedule a visit with an Obgyn to retest you to make sure the infection has resolved and was adequately treated
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Incubation period--: The incubation period ranges from about 4-28 days...Meaning after contracting the infection, the person may not have symptoms until 4 wks later. Many ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
NO: While this med is often used for bacterial vaginitis & a long list of other bacterial infections, there is no indication that it would be an effective ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
44 years experience Travel Medicine
No: The confusion is people hear about an std that sounds similar--chlamydia trachomatis-- being treated w/ azithromycin. This infection is not the same a ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: It's not used to treat stds, but it might sometimes be used as a component of therapy for pid.
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A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rx for infection: Yes, Cipro (ciprofloxacin) can be used to Rx a bacterial vaginal infection, but it is a powerful quinolone type antibiotic best reserved for more seri ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
Yes: Clindamycin has been used in the treatment of chlamydia but it is not the preferred choice of antibiotic and the failure/relapse rates are much higher ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
25 years experience Urology
No: If trichomoniasis has indeed been diagnosed, then Cipro (ciprofloxacin) will be ineffective as the trichomonas species is not bacterial. Flagyl (metr ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Trichomonas: Trichomonas is best treated with Flagyl, in varying dose schedules. Having unprotected sex with more than one partner can create a "new infection" , ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably yes, but...: Bacterial conjunctivitis normally is treated with antibiotic eyedrops, doesn't usually need antibiotics by mouth. Also most conjunctivitis is viral, n ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
No: There is no antibacterial effect in monostat.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Sometimes: Antibiotics are sometimes used in the treatment of halitosis, such as for gum infections, dental infections, tonsil infections, sinusitis infections, ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It is a type of tetracycline, usually the first treatment is zithromycin, but with any treatment both people must be treated and re- tetsed to make su ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Amikacin nebulizatio: Yes it has been and can be used to treat pseudomonas infection.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Not effectively: Trichomonas vaginalis is treated with flagyl/metronidazole or tinidazole. Amoxicillin is not effective.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Haven't hear of: Using it for this purpose (?). Treatment for chlamydia include single dose zithromax or 7 day treatment with doxycline, Erythromycin or amoxicillin. ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Fleishman
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sometimes: There are more resistant strains of chlamydia so not all are sensitive to the fluoroquinones.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Infections: Zithromax is an antibiotic. It is not an anti-fungal medications. Yeast infections are a fungus.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Willam Lau
9 years experience Infectious Disease
Sometimes: The bacteria that cause utis may not be the same as the ones causing vaginal infections.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Yes they are.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Salmonella: Most of the time, no treatment is required for Salmonellosis. Antibiotics may be used for at risk individuals (such as infants

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