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does erythromycin help with chlamydia infection

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ollendorff
28 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
30 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
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sometimes: There are more resistant strains of chlamydia so not all are sensitive to the fluoroquinones.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
14 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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A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Get re-treated: Unfortunately, azithromycin can be quite irritating to the stomach and intestines and sometimes causes nausea and vomiting. Research has shown that wi ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
If you are not: Drinking continuously....(whole new set of problems), and only have an occasional drink not within two hours of the medication it should still be effe ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
Azithromycin: Just the azithromycin; sage tea is not necessary.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 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 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
A week, usually: Standard advice is to wait a week, and until any synmptoms have completely cleared up -- which also takes about a week. For sure no sex with new partn ... Read More
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