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A 22-year-old member asked:

i had chlamydia they gave me 6, pills and they gave my parter 1 pill?why.? is it because he a man?and would that one pill cure him?

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Dr. Soroosh Armandi
Anti-Aging Medicine 16 years experience
6 pills same?: Actually to treat chlamydia you need 1g of azythromycin. 4 x 250mg of azithromycin. When treating chlamydia its a good idea to also treat gonorrhea concurrently. Your doctor may have treated you for both. Your partner may have received just 1g of Azithromycin and was not treated for gonorrhea!
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Data missing: Numbers can matter but it would help if you give the name of the medicine and the size (mg) in the pills. It does make a difference. You are welcome to start over.

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