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How long after taking doxycycline can cervicitis symptoms persist?

How long after taking doxycycline can cervicitis symptoms persist?

Varies: The symptoms may not be entirely due to the active infection but can also come from the damage incurred during the infection. A test of cure is important if the symptoms persist. ...Read more

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About how long does it take for symptoms of cervicitis to improve? On doxycycline and am on day 3. Not much improvement thus far. Cramps still persist

About how long does it take for symptoms of cervicitis to improve? On doxycycline and am on day 3. Not much improvement thus far. Cramps still persist

Did u get a shot too: Usually there is an injection called Rocephin (ceftriaxone) but if nomimprovementnyou need to be seen.. We usually see people at 48 hours after treatmentnif pain is involved. Good luck, but i would get seen. ...Read more

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What can be expected as far as side effects or symptoms go, with lengthy use of doxycycline? How long will these symptoms last after stopping the doxy

What can be expected as far as side effects or symptoms go, with lengthy use of doxycycline? How long will these symptoms last after stopping the doxy

Doxy: Some adolecents take low dose doxycycline for months without problems. Sensitivity to Sun exposure and nausea are occasional side effects which clear on discontinuing the medication. In my experience doxy cycline is very well tolerated. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with cervicitis on Saturday. Given IM Ceftriaxone and 1 gram oral Zithromax in ER. Symptoms worsening. How long does it take to improve?

Diagnosed with cervicitis on Saturday.  Given IM Ceftriaxone and 1 gram oral Zithromax in ER.  Symptoms worsening.  How long does it take to improve?

A few days: Cervicitis is often an STD, especially gonorrhea or chlamydia, and you were correctly treated for both. The main symptoms of cervicitis (vaginal discharge, urinary discomfort, maybe spotting) can take a few days to clear up and might worsen briefly. However, if you have pelvic pain or fever, and getting worse, they suggest PID (tube infection). If so, get rechecked today; may need more antibiotic. ...Read more

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How long after taking doxycycline can I go in the sun?

How long after taking doxycycline can I go in the sun?

Depends: Probably the effect wears off in about a week, but you should always be wearing an spf of at least 36-50 anyway! ...Read more

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How long after taking doxycycline do I have to stay out of the sun?

How long after taking doxycycline do I have to stay out of the sun?

Doxycycline sun rash: Doxycycline absorbs UV-A, so if you're outdoors when the med is in your system, you could wind up with a photosensitive rash. That rash can be nasty -so it's good to be careful. The half-life of the drug is about 20 hrs, and it binds to proteins in the body. Thus, after about 5 half-lives since you last took the drug, 'all of it' should be out of your system. That's 4-5 days as the other docs said ...Read more

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How long after taking doxycycline can I go in the sun? I was very photo toxic

How long after taking doxycycline can I go in the sun?  I was very photo toxic

4-10 days: You should wait until your body has completly eliminated the medication. This is dependent on the dose, the half life and your bodies ability to eliminate the drug. If sun toxic then safe to wait about 10 days, wear at least a 30 sunblock when you go out. ...Read more

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How long after taking doxycycline do you stop showingsymptoms of chlamydia?

How long after taking doxycycline do you stop showingsymptoms of chlamydia?

Typically...: It takes 3-5 days. It is important though to keep taking the medication until it all gone, even after you have started to feel better. If you don't improve, you should go back the doctor, because you may have a resistant case. Remember, your sexual partners will need to be treated as well. ...Read more

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How long after taking doxycycline will i be able to continue taking my birth control again?

You can: To tell you the truth, no one really know if there is any problem or none. However, based on the knowledge of pharmacology, after you stop doxy, you should be able to resume your bcp without any serious side effect. ...Read more

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How long after taking medication for cervicitis should I feel better?

How long after taking medication for cervicitis should I feel better?

Cervicitis: It depends on the severity and the nature of medication used. Usually within a week. ...Read more

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How long until i can go into th sun after taking doxycycline?

How long until i can go into th sun after taking doxycycline?

5 days: The half life (time to elimination of half the drug) of Doxycycline is long, 15-24 hours. The drug is not completely eliminated until 5 half lives after taking the last dose. I would wait 5 days after the last dose of Doxycycline until going in the sun and them use sun screen. ...Read more

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Is there a downside to taking Periostat (doxycycline) for prolonged periods of time?

Save The Wrappers!!: Well, it's like any antibiotic. Depends on why you're taking it. You've gotta weigh the potential risks of whatever it is you have (?gingivitis? recurring skin infection? acne? a recurring compulsion so save all of your used chewing gum?) versus the potential risks of taking an antibiotic for prolonged periods of time (resistant organisms, side effects, expense). In most cases, no big deal. ...Read more

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How long does it take for doxycycline to work?

How long does it take for doxycycline to work?

Depends: You just have to try it and see. I usually see how it goes for 3 months before i switch to others. ...Read more

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