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zithromax can treat pid

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
How do you feel?: There are a variety of treatment protocols for PID. IF you are feeling better then the medication is likely working. Usually a patient should be reeva ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wrong dose: The way you are taking the zithromax is not the dosing for chlamydia - for that you need to take 4 250mg tablets at once. That's it. Call your doct ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Schedule appointment: You may have a concurrent urinary tract infection not being treated by your current antibiotic. This needs to be checked and not just assume the back ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Only chlamydia: one 1gram dose is used for treatment of Chlamydia only.This is not standard therapy for PID
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Not reliable: It might work sometimes, but not reliable. Other antibiotics for 1-2 weeks normally are needed.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Variable: Pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) is usually treated with a combination of antibiotics as several different organisms can be at work. A more severe in ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
1-2 days. : You should start to feel better in 1-2 days if it's working. Its won't be gone, but improved.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Likely: Though the regimen you were prescribed isn't on the cdc's recommended list for outpatient treatment of pid, it likely will work. Typically outpatient ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Definitely not: Self treating can be dangerous. The use of the proper antibiotic- if indeed itspid- ios crutial. Get yourself to a physician asap.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
32 years experience Infectious Disease
PID: No. PID is usually polymicrobial - more than one organism involved in infection. Zithromax only covers the Chlamydia. You also need an antibiotic t ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
32 years experience Infectious Disease
PID: No. A single dose, 1 gram, of Azithromycin, is acceptable treatment for chlamydia. PID, however, is often polymicrobial - caused by more than one ba ... Read More

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