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Is it possible to buy over the countrr medicine for chlamydia a male? If yes wich ones?

Is it possible to buy over the countrr medicine for chlamydia a male? If yes wich ones?

No: Treatment of chlamydia infections requires azithromycin, doxycycline, Ofloxacin or levofloxaacin. All of these require a doctor's prescription. ...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


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How do I know if my medication is workin for my chlamydia?

How do I know if my medication is workin for my chlamydia?

It depends.: It helps to go in for check-ups. Cultures can be done along with antigen testing and staining. Also, other signs like swollen lymph nodes and epididymitis, proctitis, and mucopurulent cervicitis subside. Taking the full course of antibiotics is an absolute necessity, and treatment of your parther(s) ensures a successful outcome. Best of luck. ...Read more

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While on medication for chlamydia can I smoke weed?

While on medication for chlamydia can I smoke weed?

May forget your meds: My biggest concern is not a drug interaction, I worry that you will neglect to take your medication. ...Read more

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How long will the chlamydia medication take to stop the spotting?

How long will the chlamydia medication take to stop the spotting?

A few days: If the spotty bleeding is due to your chlamydia, it probably will take a few days to go away. ...Read more

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If you think you had a false positive chlamydia test, have already taken the medication to treat it, can you re-test or is it too late?

If you think you had a false positive chlamydia test, have already taken the medication to treat it, can you re-test or is it too late?

You can retest: If you have been treated with proper dose of antibiotics, chances are the test will be negative most of the time if treatment is successful. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia medication cure bv?

Can chlamydia medication cure bv?

Unanswerable : It all depends on what bacteria is causing the vaginitis. You failed to include that important piece of information in your question. ...Read more

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I've had chlamydia twice before. Will medication still work?

Of course will work: You and your partner both have to take same time, eradicate the infection from both of you at the same time. ...Read more

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If I took medication for chlamydia but threw it up a few hours later, will it still take effect?

If I took medication for chlamydia but threw it up a few hours later, will it still take effect?

Chlamydia treatment: Probably you were given a single dose of azithromycin, 1 gram. It sometimes upsets the stomach like this. However, as long as vomiting is more than a half hour after taking it, enough is absorbed to do the job. After "a few hours", it should work just fine. Still, always best to be retested after 2-3 months in case of treatment failure or reinfection. Also, make sure partner(s) treated. ...Read more

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I know I have chlamydia. Can I order the medication directly from somewhere? Where can I order it?

You : You need a prescription from your doctor or other licensed health care professional. How do you know you have chlamydia? Were you tested, or assume you have it due to your partner testing positive?
Formal testing is in order, after which approproate treatment can be prescribed.
There are some doctors who will treat their patients partners without seeing them, however this is not common practice for many reasons, but may be worth asking.
It will probably be easier if you go in for an office visit.
Good luck and remeber to protect yourself with condoms. ...Read more

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I have just recently been treated for chlamydia 3 months ago but I'm still having symptoms. What are the chances of the medication not working.

I have just recently been treated for chlamydia 3 months ago but I'm still having symptoms. What are the chances of the medication not working.

New infection?: It is possible you have a new infection of chlamydia. Was your partner also treated when you were treated? Follow up with your doctor for exam, testing and treatment. ...Read more

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I recently tested positive for chlamydia, I took the medication went back 3 weeks later and tested positive again, my partner tested negative, how?

I recently tested positive for chlamydia, I took the medication went back 3 weeks later and tested positive again, my partner tested negative, how?

Couple of reasons: First of all you may have an infection that is not picked up on a test (so theoretically he could still be positive). Also, sometimes the medicine does not work. Also, some tests take more time to become negative. They are DNA based tests and even though the infection is gone it may take a little longer time to show up negative ...Read more

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Can medication treatment for chlamydia guarantee cure?

NO: It could be resistant, hopefully not, but the standard of care is you need to go for a test of cure after u have completed the meds. ...Read more

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Discharge after drinking medication for chlamydia what it means?

Discharge after drinking medication for chlamydia what it means?

Culture of discharge: There can be multiple infections acquired. You need urethral swab culture to be repeated. The treatment you took may not be effective. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia from having a UTI to long without getting medication?

Can chlamydia from having a UTI to long without getting medication?

No , but...: You could have burning with urination due to a chlamydia infedtion. If you had a UTI but were never exposed to chlamydia — then you would not get a chlamydia infection. ...Read more

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Will chlamydia medication still work if taken within a week after exposure (before it shows up on a urine test at two weeks) ?

Yes: Patients who have been exposed to an STI and are prescribed treatment with an appropriate antibiotic regimen will benefit from that treatment if they have the infection even if the test isn’t positive. ...Read more

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If someone has chlamydia and takes the prescribed medications than an hour later has sex does that mean the other person has chlamydia also?

If someone has chlamydia and takes the prescribed medications than an hour later has sex does that mean the other person has chlamydia also?

Sex too soon!: Chlamydia is a small bacterium with an extracellular infectious phase (resistant to antibiotics) and an intracellular phase where antibiotics to which it is sensitive can kill it. The antibiotic must be present at therapeutic levels during the entire 48-hour life cycle of the organism to kill it. The antibiotic has to be absorbed & concentrate in cells. No sex for 7 after antibiotic initiation! ...Read more

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Hi I've had a previous history with chlamydia but I got the medication and took it I was wondering is it possible I can one day concieve I've been tryin?

Yes: It only becomes a problem if it goes into the uterus and scars the tubes shut. If it's been a long time you may consider asking your doctor for a test of tubal patency, hysterosalpingogram. ...Read more

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If I had a gonorrhea or chlamydia then 6 days after I took my medication I took a test would I still come up positive?

If I had a gonorrhea or chlamydia then 6 days after I took my medication I took a test would I still come up positive?

It might: It might turn up positive if the antibiotics given were ineffective due to bacterial resistance. That is why it is important to return for follow up testing. ...Read more

Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

A sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or ...Read more