A 27-year-old male asked:
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i was prescribed 1g of azithromycin for mycoplasma genitalium. it’s been 5 days since i’ve taken the medication. i feel there’s been no improvement. what should i do ? how long will it take to cure the bacteria from the day of medication taken ?

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Dr. Nellmarie Bodenstein
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Mycoplasma: Usually you shoudl feel improvement with Azitromycin within 48 hours, but this works for 10 days in the body. If not responded to the Azihromycin you will need course of Moxifloxacin. Was the Mycobacterium diagnosed clinically or with tests done?
Answered on Apr 10, 2020
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