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Does The Metronidazole Antibiotic Cure Bv And Chlamydia
Not both: Metronidazole will often cure BV (bacterial vaginosis). It is ineffective against chlamydia. For this you will need a different antibiotic, such as azithromycin, doxycycline, eryhromycin, or uncommonly Levofloxacin and ofloxacin. See your clinician for an appropriate prescription. ...Read more
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
Can I take metronidazole 500mg (prescribed for bv, two a day) and azithromycin (prescribed for chlamydia) at the same time? The metronidazole is supposed to be taken once in the morning and once at night and the azithromycin im supposed to take a ll 4 capsu
It: It is ok to take both, but you might want to give your stomach at least a 20 minute rest in between the Azithromycin dose and the Metronidazole dose. Both can cause stomach upset, so taking them together may make you feel pretty miserable. Taking them with food or milk can help. Good luck! And remember not to have unprotected sex for 7 days after treatment and make sure your partner has been treated, too to prevent reinfection. Good luck! ...Read more
I had chlamydia &my doc prescribe antibiotic &metronidazole. & I'm stil seeing discharge in my underwear. What can I use to get rid of it? Please
Need to be seen: If you are being treated for chlamydia and likely pid, and you are still having an abnormal discharge, then you really need to be seen. There is nothing that you can do on your own to solve this or make the symptoms go away. The infection needs to be identified and properly treated. ...Read more
I was exposd to chlamydia & I didn't know til after I was treated for bv and took flagyl I got tested last week and im negative for it, was I cured?
Negative for gonorrhea and chlamydia. Still discharge and pain in vagina. Feel need to pee. Bv test showed staph. 4 different antibiotics and no cure?
Herpes?: This is too complex for a clear on this sort of forum. Keep working with your doctors. If not under the care of a genitourinary medicine (GUM) or infectious diseases specialist, that might be worthwhile. Also, make sure you were tested for herpes, which could cause such symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more
I think I have chlamydia and/or trichomoniasis. Is it safe to take two antibiotics, zithromaz and flagyl, at the same time and at what dosage each?
When taking antibiotics for chlamydia and bacterial vaginosis if I vomit will the antibiotics still work?
It depends...: ...on how soon you vomit after each dose. Within 30 minutes, treatment may not work. After a half hour, usually enough antibiotic is retained or has been absorbed to still be effective. If both doxycycline and metronidazole, don't take them together and take both with food. Avoid alcohol. Also, azithromycin 1 dose can replace doxycycline. Discuss all this with the doctor or clinic treating you. ...Read more
Chlamydia: 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. Metronidazole is not a good choice for tx of chlamydia. ...Read more
No: Doesn't cure it.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have giving my male partner metronidazole to treat Chlamydia. Is he cured, because he has taking it for 7 days? Should I have sex and oral sex?
Won't fix it: I can understand you using some left over med to treat someone for what you assume is the problem but if it is chlamydia, metronidazole is not going to cure it. This is a good question to ask, and it points out the confusion over std's.Meds that cure one don't cure all. And without proper diagnosis and treatment you can end up sterile when you get chlamydia because of the shortcut.. ...Read more
Yes: This combination is used often especially in recurrent episodes or treatment resistant to a single or 2 drugs. Don;t stop anything unless you talk it over with your physician. ...Read more
Recently had chlamydia and urethritisI took medicine (cipro&metronidazole) I felt better now I see blood again when I wipe why is that?
Get rechecked: Something doesn't compute. Neither of these antibiotics is reliable for chlamydia. Were you actually tested for chlamydia, with a positive result? Did you have abdominal pain or diagnosed with pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)? Did your sex partner (s) get tested and treated? Have you started having sex since treatment? In any case, for sure return to the doctor or clinic to be rechecked. ...Read more
My physician gave me metronidazole to treat my chlamydia, is this effective? If not, what should I do next! I read online that's it not effective, so what are your thoughts?
Told I had chlamydia (had for 2 yr-no symptoms) treated with 2wks doxy/metronidazole. Having on/off low ab pain into groin-worried about infertility?
Maybe: Chlamydia can injure the delicate membranes of your fallopian tubes & increase risk of a life threatening tubal pregnancy or blockage of the tubes. It may or may not be that way for you. If you have trouble getting pregnant you can consult a fertility center. If they find a problem they can explain alternative ways for you to get pregnant. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with Chlamydia and was prescribed both, Metronidazole and Azithromycin. My boyfriend was only prescribed Azithromycin. Why?
Treatment Guidlines: You were treated based on the newest guidelines for treatment and he was not. I suppose you were not treated by the same physician. According to my source "The Sanford Guide" newest recommendations for Chlamydia are to treat for occult Trichomonas as well with Metronidazole. This is due to 13% found in women and 20% in men. ...Read more
Took fluconazole and metronidazole vaginal gel 10 days before test. Can it affect the results of a chlamydia/gonorrhea swab? Results were negative.
Can fluconazole and metronidazole vaginal gel affect results of chlamydia/gonorrhea swab? Finished both week before test. Results negative, accurate?
Duplicate question: Unless there is an unusual coincidence, you asked the same question a few days ago. See my previous reply. The answer hasn't changed. ...Read more
I had a pcr urine test for gonorrhea and chlamydia. It was negative. I was on metronidazole 500 48 hours before. Would this effect resUlt? I'm female
Is a combination of cefoxitin/cefotetan, doxycycline, and metronidazole effective against pid caused by gonorrhea and chlamydia? Please help me asap
PID treatment: You have asked at least 3 questions about treatment of your PID. Those antibiotics will be effective against gonorrhea, chlamydia, and all the other bacteria typically involved in PID. Follow your doctor's advice about the best treatment in your particular case. There's no point in trying to get more advice on this forum. The answers won't change and you MUST discuss with your own doctor. ...Read more
I had BV for a month and it went away after I took metronidazole. Then I had unprotected sex and the discharge came back and smells like antibiotics?
Your sex partner: Is infected also. You both need to be treated to resolve this infection. ...Read more
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