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my gonorrhea is clearing up.and i hardly see the white pus coming out of my penis.but i still urinate frequently like every 2hrs . do i continue with cefixime or take a single dose of ceftriaxone?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Ceftriaxone standard: Cefixime is no longer recommended for treatment of gonorrhea because of resistance. Although it sound like you're getting better, the appropriate treatment would have been ceftriaxone.
Dr. Frank Pancotto
Gastroenterology 46 years experience
Continue: You may have two infections gc and chlymadia might need different rx.
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Close cousins: If taking Cefixime properly, then should be as effective as ceftriaxone. Challenge is how long you have been on treatment, since discharge should rapidly resolve--if treating "all" of your stds. Unfortunately, they like to hang out in groups, so you may have more than one and it may not be impacted by cephalosporins. Complete the recommended treatment and be sure to get recheck for anything left.

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