A 22-year-old female asked:
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i had protected sex with a condom two days after being treated for chlamydia with azithromycin. does that affect how the medication works?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Efficacy: By spreading germs partner to partner - it can prevent the treatment from being effective.
Answered on Nov 11, 2015

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