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A 28-year-old male asked:

treated 2 weeks doxy 1 gram azithromycin for pos. chlamydia. now neg. urethral itching, discharge when squeezed, urinary urgency persist. moxifloxacin?

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Dr. Cynthia Archer
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
You should get tests: For other possible causes of urethritis or urinary infection. If you are not circumcised, it's possible that you may have local yeast overgrowth causing irritation. Especially since you were on medication that would not cure all potential causes of urethritis or all sexually transmitted infection, you may need more tests and treatment. Avoid sex until your doc says you're OK, and partner treated.

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