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Best antibotic treatment for gonorrhea?

Best antibotic treatment for gonorrhea?

Cephalosporins: Gonorrhea is becoming more resistant to antibiotics that have previously been used for treatment. The cdc came out with new guidelines which recommend oral Cefixime and the injectable antibiotic ceftriaxone. See this link for additional information: http://www.Cdc.Gov/nchhstp/newsroom/docs/gonorrhea-treatment-guidelines-factsheet.Pdf. ...Read more

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Gonorrhea (Definition)

A sexually transmitted bacterial infection that, if ...Read more


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Is doxycycline a treatment for gonorrhea?

Is doxycycline a treatment for gonorrhea?

No: Rocephin (ceftriaxone) is the treatment of choice for GC. Doxycycline is recommended in addition. ( recent CDC recommendation) ...Read more

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Will bactrim cure Chlamydia and Gonorrhea?

Will bactrim cure Chlamydia and Gonorrhea?

Not at all: If you use these for this you will just piss away the drug and it will do nothing but delay your getting proper treatment.If you are assuming this is what you have, be aware that there are at least a dozed diseases that can pass through sexual contact.Some can be much worse than either chlamydia or gonorrhea. ...Read more

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Cure / treatment for mycoplasma genitalium?

Cure / treatment for mycoplasma genitalium?

M genitalium: This is a very small bacteria associated with urethral symptoms. It is a kind of sexually transmitted disease. It is treatable with a wide range of antibiotics. However, where there is one sdt there may be others. Go get checked out by a clinician. ...Read more

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Can medication treatment for chlamydia guarantee cure?

NO: It could be resistant, hopefully not, but the standard of care is you need to go for a test of cure after u have completed the meds. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for systemic/disseminated gonococcal infection?

What is the treatment for systemic/disseminated gonococcal infection?

Treatment : This is serious condition that required IV or IM shot of strong antibiotics(ceftriaxone one of them) for 1-2weeks minimum. ...Read more

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Treatment for cervicitus?

Treatment for cervicitus?

Depends on the Cause: Cervicitis is often caused by an infection, but not always. Infections should be diagnosed and treated. There are other causes too. Your doctor will perform an exam and tests, and can determine what treatment is best for you. ...Read more

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Will clindamycin cure gonorrhea?

Will clindamycin cure gonorrhea?

No: Clindamycin is not affective against gonorrhea. It can be used in combination with other medications for pelvic inflammatory disease and certain types of vaginitis. Due to increasing resistance to various medications, gonorrhea treatments are limited. ...Read more

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How is chlamydia trachomatis infection diagnosed?

How is chlamydia trachomatis infection diagnosed?

PCR test: The best way to test for chlamydia is on a PCR test. This is a very sensitive test which can pick up small amounts of the infection. It can be done on a urine sample, a swab of the vagina, or a pap smear. ...Read more

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Does cephradine cure gonorrhea?

Does cephradine cure gonorrhea?

It is a first: Generation cephalosporin (keflin, keflex); not the official recommended drug, and there is ample cross-allergy with penicillins that it would not be a good substitute. I believe high dose, parenteral (injected) penicillin remains drug of choice. ...Read more

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Does azithromycin cure chlamydia?

Does azithromycin cure chlamydia?

Yes: In most cases 1 gm of Azithromycin is given orally and treats the vast majority of chlanydial infections. ...Read more

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Can suprax (cefixime) cure chlamydia?

Can suprax (cefixime) cure chlamydia?

Wrong medication: Chlamydia is treated with zithromax (azithromycin) or doxycyline. Suprax (cefixime) is used to treated a different std called gonorrhea. ...Read more

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Can Macrobid cure chlamydia?

Can Macrobid cure chlamydia?

No: Nitrofurantoin, the active ingredient in Macrobid®, is not effective or recommended for treatment of chlamydial infections. The recommended treatments are azithromycin (Zithromax®) or doxycycline, with levofloxacin (Levaquin®) and erythromycin as alternatives. ...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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Urethra tip discomfort/itch/pain. Is this a symptom for chlamydia? + PCR semen chlamydia. - PCR urethral swab chlamydia. Why? Treatment? Curable? Help

Urethra tip discomfort/itch/pain. Is this a symptom for chlamydia? + PCR semen chlamydia. - PCR urethral swab chlamydia. Why? Treatment? Curable? Help

Seek medical help: You must be examined and treated. Period. You are infected and certainly contagious. Call for an appointment-TODAY. Always use condoms from now on. ...Read more