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A 40-year-old male asked:

Urgency of urination, urethral burning, itching and left testicle pain, left lower backpain is not cleared after taking cefixime 800mg single dose as a treatement of gonorrhea and doxycycline for 5 days(chlamydia). when will medicine start working ?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
If the antibiotics prescribed are treating a bacterial infection which is not sensitive to these antibiotics, your symptoms will not be effectively treated. See the physician who prescribed the medication for an exam and repeat culture/sensitivity.
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