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Chlamydia Treatment Diarrhea
I had diarrhea 40 minutes after taking 1g of azithromycin on an empty stomach to cure chlamydia. Has the meds been absorbed or do I have to retake?
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
I have Chlamydia, I started treatment a month ago but still been suffering of diarrhea and bloody stools, is this normal? Could it be something else?
No: Follow up with your primary care for evaluation of bloody watery diarrhea ...Read more
Got treated for chlamydia with a one day dose of 2 pills don't know what its called but i got diarrhea 2 hrs later just once and it went away is it ok?
Probably: Many antibiotics can cause GI symptoms including diarrhea. Symptoms should resolve after completion of your antibiotics. ...Read more
3 days after taking antibiotics for chlamydia, i've been having diarrhea for few days. Is this a side effect or I have other health problems?
See answer: The term antibiotic-associated diarrhea (aad) refers to a benign, self-limited diarrhea following the use of antimicrobials. Typically, no pathogens are identified and diarrhea caused by changes in composition and function of the intestinal flora. Most patients respond to supportive measures and discontinuation of antibiotics. Occasionally, can lead to a more serious colitis that needs specific rx. ...Read more
Is there a shot for chlamydia? Doxycycline has made me vomit multiple times & Zithromax 1g suspension for 3 days gave me diarrhea & the retest was +.
Other drugs: There are other options for treating Chlamydia - see your doctor. ...Read more
Took 1 gram of azithromycin for chlamydia. Hour later I feel like I'm having cramps, feel like vomiting/diarrhea. What to eat/drink to feel better?!
Almost had a bowel movement during nap. I got up, had explosive & super watery diarrhea, just took chlamydia and gonorrhea meds, is this normal ?
Yes: The treatment is basically the same and partner treatment is just as important. ...Read more
Can a woman have chlamydia for 8 years and not know? Even though she is going through IVF treatments
Don't count on it: Chlamydia is an infectious disease that does not enter your blood and or ever stimulate the immune system to give immunity.It is more like strep throat than it would be the measles. Anytime you are exposed you may get it. Some men can carry it asymptotically for long periods. ...Read more
If your affected with chlamydia can you spread it to your partner if You receive oral sex if so are there other treatments than antibiotics?
Maybe and no: Did you have a positive test for chlamydia or otherwise think you have it? If so, you should not be having sex at all until treated or cured. That said, chlamydia doesn't take well to the mouth and throat, and your partner probably wouldn't be infected. But it could happen and your partner should be examined and tested. Only antibiotics will clear chlamydia; there are no other treatments. ...Read more
If tested positive for chlamydia and its found high in the blood what does it mean? Is the person suppose to get on a traetment right away?
You should.: This is likely an std or sexually transmitted disease, and if untreated, it can lead to urethritis, epididymitis, and lymphogranuloma venereum. It is treated with tetracycline or doxycycline. There are other forms like c. Psitticosis from birds and c. Pneumoniae from people that infects the lungs. See your doctor and get treated fast and tell your partner if is an std. ...Read more
7-10 days: The standard treatments clear the infection in 1-2 days, but symptoms take longer to clear up. Discharge or painful urination usuallly start improving within 2 days, can take 7-10 days to be gone entirely. If things aren't clearing up this soon, return to your doctor to be rechecked. Don't resume sex until at least 7 days have passed, all symptoms are gone, and your partner(s) have been treated. ...Read more
Is it possible to not have any symptoms of chlamydia until a full year after having sex? And then a year later and three different antibiotic treatments later test positive for chlamydia?
Yes: You may be using the wrong antibiotics. You may want to talk with your doctor. ...Read more
Burn at the tip of my penis what else can it be and is it serious? Had chlamydia three weeks ago been on three treatments did every test and came back negative what other possibilities are these
Yeast? Psych?: Already answered once. As discussed there, for sure it isn't chlamydia. Probably no STD at all. If I correctly recall, in your other question you said you tested negative for WBC in your urethra or urine, so probably no infection. Possibly yeast, esp if uncircumcised. Often this problem is psychological. Almost certainly not serious; you should resume sex with your regular partner if you have one. ...Read more
Gonorrhea and chlamydia came back, I am now wondering if the antibiotic treatments have failed or if I have something else?
Reinfection: The most common reason an std returns is because someone re-infected you. Your same partner or a new partner. If you have gonorrhea and chlamydia, all of your partner(s) needs to complete antibiotics too. There are some cases of antibiotic resistant gonorrhea, but those aren't widespread yet. Make sure that on your retreatment, both you and your partner(s) complete entire antibiotic therapy! ...Read more
If 1g of azithromycin clears up chlamydia up but not all the way what other treatments should II try? Or should I get more grams of azithromycin?
See the doctor: Make sure you took all of your Azithromycin as directed. If you did, and you're still having symptoms, you could have been reinfected with chlamydia or have another different infection. Your doctor can retest you to see if you still have chlamydia, or any new infections. If necessary, he or she will give you the appropriate antibiotics. ...Read more
Recently i have been diagnosed with chlamydia and i have been given 1 gr of Azithromycin 11 hours ago.My question is how likely to get chlamydia back if you had used the open package of lube before you get the threatment and after?
I have taken 4 x 250g of azithromycin for chlamydia infection, and had a episode of diarrhoea 6 and 1/2 hours later, is it still effective?
Side Effect: It's likely that the diarrhea you experienced was a side effect of the azithromycin so you should be fine, although I am sorry you had to go through that, that's never fun. If you find you are still experiencing symptoms of the chlamydia then talk to your doctor about other treatment options. ...Read more
Got treatmeant for chlamydia(4 azithromycin tabs) after 6 days discharge continues is it possible its a yeast infection rather than a resistant strand?
Its possible: But you need to see your doctor to make sure the infection has cleared. ...Read more
My son is 7,he's had loose stools like 4-5 times/day, for last 3 days. Last night was loose, greenish with red specks. Is this dangerous & treatment ?
Treat gastroenteritis: Your son is having infective diarrhea or dysentry , may be bacterial infection leading to loose motion and blood in stool .Consult your doctor get the treatment done as soon as possible . he may need blood test,stool test ,i.V. fluids and antibiotics ...Read more
More than 15 years of stomach pain, loose stools..colonoscopy/endoscopies found no crowns or colitis...is IBS the only answer? No treatment helps.
Make sure: Usually the single dose is effective. It is also critical that any & every sexual partner of yours gets treated as well, and that you do not have unprotected intercourse with someone with the infection until both parties are treated. There are longer courses of treatment, usually a week of Doxycycline twice a day is very effective as well. ...Read more
No it won't: Cephalixin might cure gonorrhea, but not reliably. And for sure it will have absolutely no effect against chlamydia. Don't take it. If you think you have gonorrhea, chlamydia, or any STD, see a doctor or clinic for diagnostic testing and proper treatment. Also make sure your sex partner(s) get examined and treated. ...Read more
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more