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i was waiting to take an std test, this way i was within 10-12 week window. i am now taking an antibiotic for a tooth infection, can this clear up a std infection, i am taking clindamycin.

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Dr. Joel Piehl
50 years experience Periodontics
Viral or bacterial?: It depends on what type of std you have.
Answered on Feb 4, 2016
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