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does metronidazole treat chlamydia

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Selke
16 years experience Infectious Disease
No: .
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Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Metronidazole: STD?: Nope. The most common drugs are Azithromycin and doxycycline.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: not the proper drug
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Won't fix it: I can understand you using some left over med to treat someone for what you assume is the problem but if it is chlamydia, metronidazole is not going t ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
FollowDoctor'sAdvice: metronidazole can treat Chlamydia, and your doctor has a logic in prescribing it in your particular case despite other alternative treatments. If you ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: Chlamydia can injure the delicate membranes of your fallopian tubes & increase risk of a life threatening tubal pregnancy or blockage of the tubes ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Shulman
45 years experience Urology
Doxycycline : Doxycycline preferred.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lee
Dr. James Lee answered
12 years experience Pediatrics
No: It is not first line treatment for chlamydia.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Chlamydia: The CDC guidelines for the treatment of Chlamydia include antibiotics such as erythromycin, doxycline, azithromycin or ofloxacin. Erythromycin or amo ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: Doesn't cure it.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Nope: Metronidazole is not effective against chlamydia. The recommended treatments are doxycycline (or other tetracycline) or azithromycin.
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