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I have a bacterial std. is cephalexin good treatment for an std like gonorrhea?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Please don't self-: Treat. Cephalexin has been used for gonorrhea. Have you been diagnosed with gonorrhea? Or is this is a guess? Get proper diagnosis and treatment via a medical provider.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
GC resistant to CEPH: Cephalexin is not used these days for treatment of gonorrhea. You need to be checked and treated by your doctor or a clinic.You need to be examined and culture taken for gonorrhea and chlamydia or dna probe test done on discharge or urine test 2014 guidelines for treating gonorrhea one injection of ceftraxone250mgm or 400mgmof Cefixime orally and 2 grms of azithromycine as it will treat chlamydia.

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