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How long does treatment take for trich?

Usually just 1 dose: The most common treatment is a single dose of metronidazole (Flagyl® and others) or tinidazole (Tindamax®), although treatment for 5-7 days is more reliable. Vaginal discharge should lessen in a couple of days, but it make take a week or more to clear up completely. If your symptoms aren't gone after a week, return to your doctor for further evaluation. Your sex partner(s) also must be treated. ...Read more

Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more


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How long does UTI treatment last?

How long does UTI treatment last?

Depends: There are 3,7,10,14 day courses of treatment depending on your history and the antibiotic chosen ...Read more

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How long does UTI take to clear?

How long does UTI take to clear?

Depends site of infe: It depends on site of infection and the antibiotics used.If the culture shows sensitivity to certain antibiotic for lowe UTI it takes 7to10 days for infection to clear.But if the infection is high up in kidneys(pyelonephritis)you may need longer course of antibiotics 2weeks or more to clear the infection. ...Read more

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How long does it take antibiotics to cure a uti?

How long does it take antibiotics to cure a uti?

Thanks for asking!: If truly a simple, uncomplicated UTI (females)and have been placed on the appropriate antibiotic, 1-3 days of antibiotic will usually kill the bacteria though symptoms due to the inflammation may take longer. In men, 5-7 days of treatment more routine. ...Read more

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How long does it take for UTI treatment to clear infection?

How long does it take for UTI treatment to clear infection?

Depends: Uncomplicated bladder infections can be treated in 3 days. Complicated upper utis can require upto 14 days of IV antibiotics. ...Read more

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How long does it take for doxycycline to relieve dysuria?

How long does it take for doxycycline to relieve dysuria?

A few days: Assuming you are taking Doxycycline for a urinary tract infection, it takes a few days. Taking Pyridium (phenazopyridine) and drinking lots of fluids can help with the irritation, as can baking soda baths. If you are taking Doxycycline and do not have a urinary tract infection, the doxy is unlikely to do much for you. ...Read more

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How long does it take for gonorrhea treatment to work?

How long does it take for gonorrhea treatment to work?

Length of Rx: It depends on the length of the antibiotic rx that is given and whether it is completed properly. Most rx's take one to two weeks of rx. ...Read more

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How long does cellulitis take to treat?

How long does cellulitis take to treat?

What's the cause?: Cellulitis is an inflammation (red, hot swollen and tender) of the skin and soft tissues. It can be caused by many things such as bacteria, sunburn, vein disease and trauma all of which have different treatments. Depending on where it occurs and what is the cause, the treatment changes. If you keep having recurrences, the treatments are wrong, seek another opinion. Time to heal is based on cause. ...Read more

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How long does amoxicillin take to kill a uti?

How long does amoxicillin take to kill a uti?

Bladder infections : Need 5-7 days of antibiotics, while kidney infection need 7-10 days. Shorter courses may work but are associated with a higher rate of relapse. ...Read more

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How long does it take for doxy to cure sti?

How long does it take for doxy to cure sti?

One to 4 weeks: The main STIs treated with doxycycline are chlamydia and nongonoccal urethritis (NGU). These require 7 days treatment. Sometimes doxy is used for syphilis, if the patient is allergic to penicillin -- depending on the stage of syphilis, doxy is given for 2 to 4 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take for penicilin to cure syphillis?

How long does it take for penicilin to cure syphillis?

At once: The microbes die within a few hours, and the body begins healing itself. It will take several days for the initial ulcer or secondary rash to go away (if it doesn't there may be more going on than just syphilis), and if there has been damage to bone, brain, spinal cord, or blood vessels, these may never heal fully. ...Read more

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How long does halitosis treatment take?

How long does halitosis treatment take?

Depends on the cause: Halitosis has multiple causes and therefore multiple treatments. If it is caused by poor dentition (bad teeth) treatment can take a while until the teeth and gums are healthy. If its from infected tonsils it could be short with just antibiotics or longer requiring tonsillectomy. If its from reflux (stomach juice coming up) it requires diet, lifestyle modification and medication. ...Read more

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How long does penicillin treatment take for tooth infection?

How long does penicillin treatment take for tooth infection?

Varies: It takes about 24 hours for the antibiotic to begin working and it may take a few days for swelling to go down. Sometimes additional or different antibiotics have to be used if the first one didn't help. However, don't think that an antibiotic alone can fix the problem. It may make symptoms better, but you need to figure out why there is infection. ...Read more

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How long does it take to treat gonnorhea?

Two antibiotics: Double antibiotic therapy is most reliable with single injection of Ceftriaxone (rocephin) + single oral dose of Azithromycin or 7 day course of doxycyline. Both equally effective. Best get checked after a week or if symptoms remain because there are some extremely resistant forms. All sexual partners from preceding 60 days should be checked out.Latex condoms are best protection against gonorrhea. ...Read more

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How long does it take Flagyl to cure trichomonas?

How long does it take Flagyl to cure trichomonas?

Trichomoniasis: Trichomoniasis can be cured with a single dose of either Metronidazole or tinidazole orally. Pregnant women can take this. Do not drink alcohol within 24 hours after taking these drugs since they can produce uncomfortable side effects. ...Read more

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How long does treatment for trichomoniasis take to start working?

How long does treatment for trichomoniasis take to start working?

Here are some...: If effective as most of cases, it should exert its killing trichomonas in 24 hours, but the trich-related symptoms may take 3-7 days, varying among individuals to reflect the degree of local inflammation and systemic general health for healing. More> Ask doctor timely. Best wish... ...Read more

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How long does urethritis take to heal?

How long does urethritis take to heal?

Depends on treatment: When you have urethritis, you don't want to wait for "healing": you want to cure it quickly with the right antibiotics. They work very fast. ...Read more

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How long does it take metronidazole to cure trichomoniasis?

How long does it take metronidazole to cure trichomoniasis?

Trichamonas: Trichamonas can be treated with a onetime 2 gram dose of Flagyl. You will need a test of cure in two weeks from that dose. If you have intercourse you will run the risk of being reinfected unless you use protection. You partner will also need to be treated. ...Read more

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How long does chlamydia stay after treatment?

Treating Chlamydia: Depending on the treatment one is most likely no longer contagious forty-eight hours after you finish the treatment. ...Read more

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How long for sure does it take to cure chlamydia after treatment ?

How long for sure does it take to cure chlamydia after treatment ?

Depends: Zithromax will make you contagion free after 48 hours. Doxycycline is seven to nine days given that the treatment lasts one week. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more