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A 34-year-old member asked:

Gonorrhea and chlamydia came back, i am now wondering if the antibiotic treatments have failed or if i have something else?

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Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Reinfection: The most common reason an std returns is because someone re-infected you. Your same partner or a new partner. If you have gonorrhea and chlamydia, all of your partner(s) needs to complete antibiotics too. There are some cases of antibiotic resistant gonorrhea, but those aren't widespread yet. Make sure that on your retreatment, both you and your partner(s) complete entire antibiotic therapy!

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