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A female asked:

Still have heavy thick discharge. er physician diagnosis as uti, finished bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) round... if it is an std would that help clear it up.

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Unlikely: Although Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is a good basic med for most causes of UTI's there are few if any STD's where it is an effective cure.
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Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Pelvic exam: You need a pelvic exam by a doctor to determine what is actually going on. If there is an infection,you will be treated
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Last updated Aug 4, 2016

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