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In order, what are the most effective and preferred drugs used to treat Chlamydia? What are their required dosages?

In order, what are the most effective and preferred drugs used to treat Chlamydia? What are their required dosages?

Chlamydia: I would see a doctor, get a definitive diagnosis of Chlamydia, since other STD's have similar symptoms. Treatment will require a prescription; there is nothing OTC. ...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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What prescription drugs are used to cure chlamydia?

What prescription drugs are used to cure chlamydia?

Azithromycin: The recommended medication for chlamydia is azithromycin, with Doxycycline being second line. See your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Does untreated chlamydia infect heart and brain?Can chlamydia have drug resistance?

Does untreated chlamydia infect heart and brain?Can chlamydia have drug resistance?

Maybe: There are different types of chlamydia. A type called chlamydia pneumoniae has been found to infect neural tissue and joints. But i suspect you're asking about chlamydia trachomatis which hasn't been reported to infect the heart or brain. Although it does commonly cause eye infections that can lead to blindness. The question of resistance is tricky since there is a very high reinfection rate. ...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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Was the ectopic my fault because I had a history of chlamydia but doctors won't know why it happened to me I hate myself ?

Don't blame yourself: Please don't blame yourself for ectopic pregnancy; it was definitely not your fault. There are several potential causes for an ectopic. A history of chlamydia can lead to tubal occlusion, but no one asks to get chlamydia. Without a test to see if your fallopian tubes are occluded, there is no way to even tell if that is the reason for your ectopic. Most common reason is idiopathic - unknown. ...Read more

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History chlamydia cervix inflammed (cured) got herpes also.2 years later your preg you want an abortion. Possiblity will it effect you on trying again?

History chlamydia cervix inflammed (cured) got herpes also.2 years later your preg you want an abortion. Possiblity will it effect you on trying again?

Probably not: An std like chlamydia can affect fertility with scaring of tubes. An abortion could cause scaring of the lining of the uterus causing recurrent miscarriage and failed implantation. The good news is that these complications are low and rarely occur. Don't worry about it this now. Try and get pregnant when the time is right. ...Read more

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I have a history of BV and have also been treated for chlamydia about a year ago. Currently I'm experiencing an array of things that have been inconsistent and subtle up until literally today the day after my period(which came 2 weeks early). I can't get

I have a history of BV and have also been treated for chlamydia about a year ago. Currently I'm experiencing an array of things that have been inconsistent and subtle up until literally today the day after my period(which came 2 weeks early). I can't get

Here are some...: The specifics & relevance in the Q are unclear to deduce reasonable answer. So, please rewrite Q with clarifying the points of concern so more doc may help. Possibly helping one feeling sick or anxious of health can be done by following the instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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If I have no prior history of causes of blocked fallopian tubes(Chlamydia, endometriosis, pelvic surgeries, etc), what could be the cause of blockage?

If I have no prior history of causes of blocked fallopian tubes(Chlamydia, endometriosis, pelvic surgeries, etc), what could be the cause of blockage?

Reasons for blockage: Fallopian tubes may be blocked for a variety of reasons: 1) Infections, which are often undetected if no symptoms. 2) Congenital problem with proper development at birth 3) Temporary blockage via a tubal spasm during X-ray evaluation. Most of the causes have to do with scar tissue accumulation inside the tubes which blocks their opening, and hinders proper function, (e.g. Endometriosis, surgery) ...Read more

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Crp test postive , ESR 1st 14 , nd 34 . pus cells in semen .history of chlamydia low urine quantity with dark yellow color , headache, can't pull out?

Crp test postive , ESR 1st 14 , nd 34 .  pus cells in semen .history of chlamydia low urine quantity with dark yellow color , headache, can't pull out?

Infection: Your positive C-reactive protein and rising sed rate indicate inflammation and the white cells in your semen suggest infection, most likely prostatitis. You need cultures and antibiotics ASAP. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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History chlamydia cervix inflammed (cured) got herpes also.2 years later your preg you did a abortion.am i at higher risk of getting cervical cancer?

History chlamydia cervix inflammed (cured) got herpes also.2 years later your preg you did a  abortion.am i at higher risk of getting cervical cancer?

Cervical cancer risk: Risk factors for cervical cancer are related to HPV infection, which increases as the number of sexual partners increases, and also probably with age at first sexual activity. Smoking may also contribute. The history you give suggests that you or your partner(s) are likely to also have HPV. Best prevention after behavior change is regular Pap screen and HPV testing. ...Read more

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Cramping, no period 5 months, urinary urgency, thyroid checked (normal), pre-diabetic, have had chlamydia, history of chronic ovarian cysts. No ins?

Cramping, no period 5 months, urinary urgency, thyroid checked (normal), pre-diabetic, have had chlamydia, history of chronic ovarian cysts. No ins?

OCP's: If you are not pregnant, starting birth control pills would be an easy way to help with this. Not having a cycle for 5 months, especially if you are overweight raises your risk of endometrial cancer development later in life. Try the health dept. In your area. They can help you with this and do your pap smear also. It is a government service. Look under the county services are in the phone book. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Ziegler
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Iv Drug Use (Definition)

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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