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Chlamydia infection

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Chlamydia: Yes this can happen.
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Dr. David Feig
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Chlamydia is a dangerous sexually transmitted infection. It can cause pelvic inflammatory disease if untreated which can negatively impact fertility. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Week or more: A single dose of this medication is absorbed by the body and distributed to various sites.It remains at detectable levels in the blood for more than a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ollendorff
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chlamydia Treatment: Azitromycin, erythromycin, Doxycycline and levofloxaci/ofloxacin can all be used to treat chlamydia infection of the cervix. Norfloxacin is similar to ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
No: Impotence (erectile dysfunction) is pretty common regardless of whether you have an infection or not. I'm not aware of any link between sexually trans ... Read More
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A 32-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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Zithromax efficacy is not affected by masturbation.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
25 years experience Urology
No: A previous chlamydia infection does not make a person more susceptible to future chlamydia infections. However, it is important to ensure that your p ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: One of the primary reasons for treatment failure is the wrong diagnosis which led to ineffective treatment.You say "suspected"chlamydia".This agent sh ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Common treatment: Azithromycin 1gram total as an oral dose or Doxycycline 100mg orally twice daily for 7 days are two commonly used treatment to treat genital chlamydia ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
Side Effect: It's likely that the diarrhea you experienced was a side effect of the azithromycin so you should be fine, although I am sorry you had to go through t ... Read More
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