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what can u do for multi-drug resistant including ceftriaxone strains of gonorrhea?

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Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Cefixime is good: Multidrug resistant gonorrhea is rare, but on the rise. If you are not better after cefriaxone, have your doctor do a culture, instead of a rapid tests, and ask the lab to test for antibiotic susceptibility. In large studies, Cefixime resistance is very rare but not impossible. So far, all gonorrhea has been sensitive to something. Overuse of antibiotics is probably the cause of this problem.

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