A 21-year-old female asked:
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i'm about to start a 10 day medication to treat chlamydia but i am also starting my period. is it okay to use tampons while taking the medication?

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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, that is fine.: There is no interaction between antibiotics and tampons.
Answered on Feb 24, 2015
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Chlamydia infection: Yes, you can and be sure to get your partner treated and no sexual intercourse for seven days.
Answered on Feb 24, 2015
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Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No worries: Your infection was treated with oral medications so tampon use won't affect your treatment. Remember, your partners need to be treated also, don't get ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It can be: Tested with urine -so that should be alright.
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Yes: That would be ok.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
14 days: abstain from unprotected sex for 7 days. Usual treatment is for 7 to 14 days
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