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can sulfamethoxazole treat chlamydia

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Chlamydia Infection: Nope. That antibiotic is not known for efficacy against chlamydia.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
9 years experience Urology
Chlamydia: Wrong antibiotic, usually treated with tetracycline.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not: Sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim (Bactrim) can suppress chlamydia, so it could lead to a false negative test result. However, 2 days is too soon. Even wi ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
18 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) does have some activity against gonorrhea and it could throw off a culture. If your concerned, it might be ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Levine
34 years experience Pediatrics
Impossible to tell: If you are concerned that you have a chlamydial vaginal infection you should see your physician to give a urine specimen to specifically diagnose chla ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hilary Petersel
18 years experience Pediatrics
Not needed: Azithromycin 1 gram for one dose is adequate treatment of chlamydia. Make sure your partner is treated as well.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Roland
35 years experience Family Medicine
Chlamydia treatment: Usually a test is done to decide if chlamydia is present and needs treatment but there might be a time where treatment is given without a clear diagno ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Of course: The so-called window phase i assume is the period of time between infection and the ability to diagnose by serologic testing. The organism is active ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Tillett
22 years experience Urology
Yes: The treatment for chlamydia is the same in men and women.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is not the drug of choice for chlamydia. However, if there is a positive test and if you have taken Cipro (ciprofloxacin) alread ... Read More

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