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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

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Gonorrhea (Definition)

A sexually transmitted bacterial infection that, if untreated, may ...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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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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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 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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Treatment for erythemanodosum?

Treatment for erythemanodosum?

Sski: Treatment is super saturated potassium iodide by mouth. However, at the same time doctor needs to look for underlying cause such as drug reaction, infection with strep, TB etc, or rarely a lymphoproliferative disorder. ...Read more

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Which medical advice for gonorrhea diseases?

Which medical advice for gonorrhea diseases?

Resistant Gonorrhea: There is a new drug resistant form of gonorrhea sweeping through the western world. If you have gonorrhea you need to be treated and to be treated by someone who knows how to treat for this drug resistant form. ...Read more

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Treatment for angiokeratoma?

Treatment for angiokeratoma?

Angiokeratomas: Angiokeratomas are small bumps on the skin, about 2-4 mm in diameter, that appear like watery, blood-filled blisters (vesicles). These are a form of benign overgrowth of capillary blood vessels in the superficial skin. The most effective way to treat them if you want to get rid of them is by freezing (cryotherapy). ...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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Is there any alternative treatment (medicine) when azithromycin failed to treat chlamydia trachomatis ?

Is there any alternative treatment (medicine) when azithromycin failed to treat chlamydia trachomatis ?

Chlamydia: Yes. Other medications are available. Please, consult with your doctor to see if you have persistent infection and which medication is appropriate. ...Read more

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Treatment options for norwalk virus infections? Thanks!

Treatment options for norwalk virus infections? Thanks!

Fluids: The goal of treatment is to prevent dehydration by making sure to replace the fluids and electrolytes lost through diarrhea or vomiting. .Older children and adults can drink sports beverages such as gatorade, but these should not be used for children. Instead, use the electrolyte and fluid replacement solutions or freezer pops available in food and drug stores. Antiemetics may be used as well. ...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's the treatment for Lyme disease?

What's the treatment for Lyme disease?

Antibioitics and...: For early lyme disease antibiotics usually result in a total cure. For longstanding lyme disease antibiotics are the standard recommendation but are not always effective. Many with chronic lyme have co-infections like babesia & bartonella & it is essential to treat those as well. Often herbs, nutrients, homeopathy & other natural therapies are essential to successfully treat chronic lyme disease. ...Read more

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Azithromycine 1000mg one shot good treatment for NGU & Chlamydia ? How about for prostate inf.

Azithromycin 1 g...: ...in a single dose is perfect for chlamydia and/or NGU, one of the two standard treatments. It's not sufficient or recommended for most prostate infections. However, true prostatitis is rare in young men and not an STD (and not caused by chlamydia), but sometimes difficult to distinguish from NGU. So my guess is you don't have a prostate problem. But clarify with your doctor if uncertain. ...Read more

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What's the treatment for syphilis?

What's the treatment for syphilis?

Penicillin: Injectable(intramuscular) penicillin remaims the treatment of choice for all stages of syphilis. If the patient is penicillin allergic, other choices include tetracyclines, macrolides, such as erthromycin and ceftriaxone. Duration of therapy depends on the stage of the disease. Some of the non penicillin treatments suffer from antibiotic resistance. Follow up to insure cure is advised. ...Read more

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