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A 32-year-old male asked:

Tested negative for gonorrhea & chlamydia twice.given zithromax & rocephin after first test but still show signs of infection after treatment. 32 male?

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Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Specialist: Infectiious disease doctors are the experts in antibiotic dosing in complex or resistant medical conditions. If you have a specialist already just tell the you are still having symptoms.
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Last updated Jan 9, 2018

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