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Best Antibiotic For St Ds
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
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
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
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
No: I've not heard of an std caused by antibiotics. ...Read more
Please advise: Us which STD you are referring to. ...Read more
STD: Sometimes, but not necessarily.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
On antibiotics Ciprofloxacin 500mg twice a day for 10 days to treat prostatitis. Will this medicine cover STDs, if there is any?
What are the causes of a uti? And how to distinguish between a UTI and an std? How long will it take-with antibiotics to recover?
STD/UTI: They can come together and are both possibly caused by the same activity. They both need to be tested for. ...Read more
Need: Need more information about what antibiotics you are on now, for what reason and what infection do you have it in the mouth? ...Read more
Yes for some STDs: Some antibiotics are active against chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis and could cure the infection, making the test negative. Even worse, it might suppress the infection so the test is negative, but not cure it. However, antibiotics have no effect on viral STDs like herpes, HPV, and viral hepatitis. On the other hand, if you are at risk, don't delay testing because of this. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on the std that you've been treated for. Most clinicians don't require a retest, but if you're worried, I would definitely request it. You can consider retesting a week or two after completion of your antibiotic. Here's a great link to the cdc's website re chlamydia/gonorrhea: http://www. Cdc. Gov/std/treatment/2010/qanda/retesting. Htm. ...Read more
If I have an STD and I take my antibiotic tablet and vomit a few hours later will the antibiotic still be affective?
I had unprotected sex 2 days ago, got scared that I might have STD and used an antibiotic called ciprotab, is it helpful?
There is a reccuring pimple on back in between shoulder blades. The person is on antibiotics for STD could this be the cause?
Probably not related: If it keeps recurring have him see his doctor. ...Read more
I need an antibiotic for an STD my boyfriend says deposit for gonorrhea the clap could you please help me are you going to answer me I?
Treated for bv. They did STD test and they were neg. I finished the antibiotics but I have it again. Could test be wrong and I do have one.
BV is recurrent.:
Bacterial vaginosis affects every women who is sexually active. Sometimes the antibiotics
kill the normal organism in your vagina too, setting you up for a yeast infection or more bv. Try a low pressure douche (bag no higher than your umbilicus) of "probiotic" milk from your local grocer twice a day for a few days, and after intercourse. ...Read more
Can you help me maybe figure out what is going on with me? I had a green, smelly discharge and bad itching and swelling but no stds. Took antibiotics
One important piece: Of info you didn't provide is this: Did the antibiotics clear up the discharge? If so, you most likely had a bacterial vaginosis that isn't usually transmitted thru sex. If not, please follow up with your doctor. We cannot diagnose or treat disorders via the Q & A platform of HealthTap. Dr. Anne ...Read more
I hve intermittient vaginal itch 4 6 months, began after 1x sex w/ regulr partner, lots of STD tests, cultures done, all neg., antibiotics & fungal no help?
My doctor have me 4 pills of antibiotics to clear up some std. Te directions said take all at once does that seem right? Also how long will it take to start to have an effect?
Probably: By that time, the antibiotic may be absorbed. If it's an extended release, then it may not be completely absorbed. For all antibiotics, you should not take them on an empty stomach and actually should take with food. It reduces the chance of abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. ...Read more
If I have STD. And I just started medicating myself on antibiotics. Can still infect my partner when I use a condom? (no oral sex)
STD: What std do you have? Are you self-medicating without a diagnosis? That is not very safe. ...Read more
Experiencing pain and vaginal burning constantly some days ok other days bad. Diagnosed with utis, ureaplasma, neg. For stds. No antibiotics helped?
I know I have a yi from taking antibiotics, but when I feel inside it's moist and swollen & sometime hurts. I have no std's, so is this just from yi?
Most likely: Since antibiotics kill both undesirable and good bacteria, they change and alter the balance of the normal flora of the vagina allowing for an overgrowth of yeast (candida) in the vagina and development of vaginitis. Symptoms include vaginal whitish discharge, itching/burning, redness, and swelling. Rx with otc and/or prescription antifungal vaginal creams, tablets, suppositories, or oral med. ...Read more