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A 23-year-old female asked:

I am being treated for chlamydia zithromax 250mg twice today and once daily for the next 4 days one of the symptoms i ve been experiencing is lower back pain which i thought might be associated with pid will the zithromax treat pid or should i schedule an

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Dr. Adam Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Wrong dose: The way you are taking the zithromax is not the dosing for chlamydia - for that you need to take 4 250mg tablets at once. That's it. Call your doctor and check out why they prescribed it the way you are taking it.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
Schedule appointment: You may have a concurrent urinary tract infection not being treated by your current antibiotic. This needs to be checked and not just assume the back pain is pid related.

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Last updated Mar 26, 2013

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