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what dose azithromycin for chlamydia

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Sometimes there are antibiotic resistant organisms that are not cleared by Azithromycin Rx. The best course of action is to ALWAYS go back to the MD f ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roger Sherman
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: A single dose of 1,000mg of Azithromycin has a 97% cure rate for Chlamydia. Make sure your partner is treated so the germ doesn't bounce back and fort ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: I would contact your treating doc and arrange follow up. You may have a separate issue that co-existed with the chlamydia or require a second/differen ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Give it time: This med is different than some.It actually attaches to your fat cells after ingestion and gradually enters your blood for a week or more to do its wo ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
A few days: The usual symptoms of chlamydia in men are penile discharge and sometimes discomfort passing urine. Both should start to improve in 2-3 days, but up t ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Chlamydia: Persons with chlamydia should abstain from having sex for seven days after single dose antibiotics, or until completion of a seven-day course of antib ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hurt, where?: If you have symptoms in your pelvis still, you need to be re-evaluated, single dose might not be enough in your case/you may have another problem. Kin ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Re infection?: No. A dose for treatment remains the same. The question is why you were not also treated appropriately for a co-infection with gonorrhea and if the re ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
12 years experience Family Medicine
1g: Unfortunately, yes, you'll need the full 1g dose. Best of luck!
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