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doxycycline how long

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
4-5 days: The doxyclcline will be completely out of your system 4-5 days after taking the last dose. Avoid the sun and use sun screen for this duration.

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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Doxy: Some adolecents take low dose doxycycline for months without problems. Sensitivity to Sun exposure and nausea are occasional side effects which clear ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Don't take doxy: This is probably a virus, but could be strep throat. In any case, you should not take left over doxycycline for this purpose. If it's a virus, no anti ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
The reponse is : Varied. Finish the prescribed dose then reevaluate the need.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Varies : It all depends on how serious your meibomian gland dysfunction is. Most of the time there is noticeable improvement in symptoms in 6-8 weeks with the ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy VanDell
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Next cycle: Depending on how long you took the drug, i would recommend waiiting until the next cycle to depend on your birth control to be safest.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Doesn't matter: Doxycycline does not interfere with oral contraceptives.
A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Sun exposure: I would wait 7-10 days before exposure to sun
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
1-2 days, but...: Did a doctor prescribe doxycycline, or are you treating yourself, perhaps with antibiotic left over from another infection? Doxy is not used very ofte ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Barrere
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Doxycycline: Typically, people who are prescribed Doxycycline for acne continue on it for more than a 7 day course. Usually it is a daily dosage and can go on ... Read More

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