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Are there antibiotic resistant stds?

Are there antibiotic resistant stds?

Yes: First off, many stds are viral and thus have no antibiotic treatment options that make the infection go away. Also, there are more and more data to show high resistant strains of chlamydia, gonorrhea and even syphilis. This is y becoming a very scary problem and sure to only get more worrisome. Be careful and protect yourself! ...Read more

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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


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Which antibiotics will treat stds?

Which antibiotics will treat stds?

Varies: This depends on the STD. There are at least a dozen illnesses than can pass through sexual contact.Some STD's are viral and may benefit from antiviral treatment for control, but not cure. A targeted evaluation and specific treatment by a physician is needed for the best outcome. ...Read more

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Do you prescribe antibiotics for STDs?

Do you prescribe antibiotics for STDs?

Confusing question: It seems odd that you would question whether STD's are treated with antibiotics.That is evident to most.If the question is whether we will provide YOU with treatment.The answer is no.The public Healthtap site is an information source.There is a paid concierge service affiliated with the site, but proper treatment requires testing and an exam. You should look for a local source and schedule a visit ...Read more

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What's the best antibiotic for stds?

Varies: Each of the separate std's have meds that work and don't work. Not all std's will respond to one. Some have no available treatment. ...Read more

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Can you treat an STD by yourself like take an antibiotic are something to get it out of your body?

Can you treat an STD by yourself like take an antibiotic are something to get it out of your body?

Not a good idea.: You need to be seen and have the appropriate tests done, and the appropriate treatment performed. Your partner will also need to know what infection you have. ...Read more

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On antibiotics Ciprofloxacin 500mg twice a day for 10 days to treat prostatitis. Will this medicine cover STDs, if there is any?

On antibiotics Ciprofloxacin 500mg twice a day for 10 days to treat prostatitis. Will this medicine cover STDs, if there is any?

Not reliable: Ciprofloxacin is not recommended for any STD. It would often cover gonorrhea, but not always. It is ineffective against chlamydia. Also ineffective against syphilis, and no antibiotic works for herpes -- but these don't cause prostatitis-like symptoms. ...Read more

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If the clinic says I have a STD will they give me a perscription to get antibiotics or what?

If the clinic says I have a STD will they give me a perscription to get antibiotics or what?

Yes they should: If you have an std, most std clinics will arrange for you to get the medication. You may need to purchase the meds (they may not be free) but are relatively cheap. ...Read more