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Is it erythromycin persustant is it heal the chlamydia?

Is it erythromycin persustant is it heal the chlamydia?

Treat Chlamydia: Erythromycin treatment does not work as well as the other recommended antibiotics. It is cheap and can be used in pregnancy. Its disadvantages are its lengthy dosing (four times daily), gastrointestinal disturbance which leads to discontinuation, and a less than 95% efficacy. ...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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How about erythromycin persustant 500mg is it heal the chlamydia?

How about erythromycin persustant 500mg is it heal the chlamydia?

No: The cdc guidelines for treatment of chlamydia is one dose of zithromax 1 gram or 1 week of Doxycycline 100mg twice a day. Although Erythromycin is the same class of drug as zithromax, it has not been proven as an effective treatment. Zithromax is also safe during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Tested positive chlamydia & negative hiv, gonorrhea &syphilis was given one time 2 tablet treatment of azithromycin & week supply erythromycin with serve pains in stomach, pooping & urinating help?

Tested positive  chlamydia & negative hiv, gonorrhea &syphilis  was given  one time 2 tablet treatment of azithromycin & week supply erythromycin with serve pains in stomach, pooping & urinating help?

You developed side : Effects (not allergic reaction) to the 2 antibiotics. Try taking peptobismol as needed for the diarrhea and heartburn, eat lots of apples and bananas to harden your poop and drink lots of water. Follow up with your dr for any concerns! ...Read more

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How serious is chlamydia?

Serious: Can lead to infertility in women severe pelvic infection need for complex abdominal surgery. ...Read more

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I had chlamydia will I die?

I had chlamydia will I die?

Likely not: Mortality from chlamydial infection, presurmably genital, is negligable. ...Read more

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How can chlamydia be contracted?

How can chlamydia be contracted?

By sexual contact!: Chlamydia on the surface may seem like a mild venereal disease, but in truth, devastating consequences can occur, including infertility, arthritis, etc. It is the number one cause for infant blindness in the underdeveloped world. Direct vaginal/penile contact is usually required. Nearly 25% of young singles have already acquired the disease and are unaware! barrier sex (condom) and/or abstinence! ...Read more

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How to know if I have chlamydia?

How to know if I have chlamydia?

Get tested: Many can carry this germ with no symptoms for an extended period.If you think you may have been exposed a test through your doc is indicated. ...Read more

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Chlamydia undetected for 5 years?

Chlamydia undetected for 5 years?

Possibly: The testing needs adequate concentration of organisms to prove their presence. A positive result is to be trusted, but a negative occasionally will be incorrect. Additionally, about 50% of women will not have obvious symptoms and 10% for men. ...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


Dr. Corey Clay
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Eryc Delayed Release (Definition)

Eryc delayed release is a macrolide which is a kind of anti-bacterial ...Read more