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A 19-year-old male asked:

I've been taking doxycycline hyclate for about a week for syphilis and it doesn't appear to be showing any signs of healing please respond asap thanks?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Followup: It dies take time, and if there is a chancre- it takes a while for that to clear completely! Be aware that there are some resistant strains and additional treatment may be needed!! This is a bad disease! AND to be avoided!! AND avoid spreading further! REPORTABLE disease .

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Last updated Jul 28, 2014

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