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Doctor insights on: Alternative Treatments For Chlamydia Pneumoniae

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Chlamydia meds didn't work for a bacterial infection, what are my alternatives?

Chlamydia meds didn't work for a bacterial infection, what are my alternatives?

Re-test: If you have a resistant strain, you may need a different antibiotic or different regimen (usually higher dose for longer) in order to treat it. You should be rechecked by a dr. ...Read more

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

Chlamydia infection is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or no symptoms at all. In many patients without symptoms, chlamydial infections can spread upwards into the abdomen and cause serious complications due to scarring. Newborns can acquire chlamydial eye infection from birth ...Read more


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My girlfriend is allergic to antibiotics and has chlamydia are there alternative treatments?

My girlfriend is allergic to antibiotics and has chlamydia are there alternative treatments?

More than one: It is a rare individual that would be allergic to all the antibiotics that can treat chlamydia. I would have her chec with her doc about options. ...Read more

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Aside from doxycycline and azithromycin, is there an alternative drug to eradicate chlamydia and m.Gen? Typical dosage?

Aside from doxycycline and azithromycin, is there an alternative drug to eradicate chlamydia and m.Gen? Typical dosage?

Moxifloxicin : Moxifloxicin 400 milligram daily for 10 days is an alternative treatment for mycoplasma genitalis. Its off label use and costly discuss with your personal doctor. ...Read more

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Is there any alternative treatment (medicine) when azithromycin failed to treat chlamydia trachomatis ?

Is there any alternative treatment (medicine) when azithromycin failed to treat chlamydia trachomatis ?

Chlamydia: Yes. Other medications are available. Please, consult with your doctor to see if you have persistent infection and which medication is appropriate. ...Read more

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I recently been tested positive for chlamydia and likely passed it to my girlfriend she s very concerned that her chances are of getting pregnant are ?

I recently been tested positive for chlamydia and likely passed it to my girlfriend she s very concerned that her chances are of getting pregnant are ?

No risk: Chlamydia can cause fertility problems when it results in pelvic inflammatory disease (pid), which can damage fallopian tubes. But if there's no pid--just cervical infection or exposure to chlamydia without symptoms--there should be no risk, as long as it's treated. ...Read more

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Where can I get a chlamydia test?

CHLAMYDIA: Most county health departments will do this for free. ...Read more

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Can you get chlamydia back to back?

Can you get chlamydia back to back?

Yes: A re-exposure after treatment can lead to a second chlamydia infection. There are antibiotic failures to cure chlamydia occasionally so after treatment, a test of cure is usually a good idea. ...Read more

Chlamydia (Definition)

Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more