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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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What is the treatment for chlamydia?

What is the treatment for chlamydia?

Antibiotics: 1 gram of azithromycin, or 7 days of Doxycycline or erythromycin. We usually do a test of cure (toc) one month later to make sure the infection is adequately treated. Make sure all other stds are tested for & get your partner treated. ...Read more

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I have chlamydia .. what is the treatment for it ?

I have chlamydia .. what is the treatment for it ?

Antibiotics: You need to be prescribed antibiotics. Your partner also needs to be treated. You'll need to follow up to be tested for a cure. ...Read more

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What is the best chlamydia treatment?

What is the best chlamydia treatment?

Antibiotics: 1 gram of azithromycin, or 7 days of Doxycycline or erythromycin. We usually do a test of cure (toc) one month later to make sure the infection is adequately treated. Make sure all other stds are tested for & get your partner treated. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for chlamydia?

What's the best treatment for chlamydia?

Chlamydia: Treatment for chlamydia include single dose zithromax or 7 day treatment with doxycline, Erythromycin or amoxicillin. It is sometimes treated for 10 days. ...Read more

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What is complicated chlamydia treatment?

What is complicated chlamydia treatment?

Complicated?: You listed yourself as a man, and for men there's really no such thing as 'complicated chlamydia' or 'complicated chlamydia treatment.' chlamydia is always treated with either Azithromycin or doxycycline. The one exception is a strain of chlamydia called lgv (lymphogranuloma venereum), which we are seeing occasionally, especially in gay men. It requires a longer course of doxycycline. ...Read more

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Is chlamydia treatment really that effective?

Yes: The currently recommended antibiotic for chlamydia is almost always successful (99%). Usually if it doesn't work, it just wasn't taken. If it was taken and the infection is still present after a couple weeks, it is a reinfection and not a treatment failure. It is imperative for all partners to be treated to prevent reinfection. ...Read more

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I need to know what's treatment for chlamydia?

I need to know what's treatment for chlamydia?

Antibiotics.: The cdc guidelines for the treatment of chlamydia include antibiotics such as erythromycin, doxycline, Azithromycin or ofloxacin. Erythromycin or Amoxicillin are recommended during pregnancy. Usually see Azithromycin or doxycline being used. Please don't "self - treat". ...Read more

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What is the cause of chlamydia and what is the treatment?

What is the cause of chlamydia and what is the treatment?

STD: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection by chlamydia trachomatis. It is treatable with antibiotics. About 25% of the people with chlamydia also have gonnorhea and it is advised to treat both. You need a prescription from a doctor. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/chlamydia/ds00173/tab=indepth. ...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