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How Long For Doxycycline To Treat Chlamydia
No: A standard 7 days course is enough. ...Read more
Chlamydia infection is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or no symptoms at all. In many patients without symptoms, chlamydial infections can spread upwards into the abdomen and cause serious complications due to scarring. Newborns can acquire chlamydial eye infection from birth ...Read more
I was treated with a shot for chlamydia 4 days ago sunday and doxycycline, but still feel tenderness in my testicles. How long does the cure take?
May take up to week: Be patient but if no better in week consult a urologist. ...Read more
I've been taking doxycycline to treat chlamydia and i've vomited several times after 30-45 minutes of taking it, am i still being treated?
Probably yes...: Apparently, you got gi-upset as its side effect; but a duration of 3-45 minutes should be enough for absorption for most of oral drugs. Did you see the remnant of pills in the vomitus? Meanwhile, the pace of possible clinical resolution of chlamydia-related symptoms may help tell the story. But for worse, it's always possible to try other drugs with less side effects as needed. Work with doctor... ...Read more
I'm currently on Doxycycline 100mg to treat Chlamydia. Dosage is two tablets to start off with and one each day for a week. Is this enough to clear?
May be: Usually Docycycline 100 mg BID for 7 days.But follow up with your doctor. He/She may do repeat test on you to confirm. Or if you have recurrence of discharge you can take 2nd course. ...Read more
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
Two days after finishing a seven day doxycycline course on chlamydia, I took another test with positive result, how long it takes to clear completely?
Chlamydia retesting: You were tested too soon. Doxycycline never fails to cure chlamydia, if taken as directed. However, even though chlamydia is killed by the antibiotic, its DNA takes a while to clear -- and the test detects DNA. Chlamydia retesting is not recommended until at least 3 weeks aftertreatment. In then, it's usually unnecessary. The most important time for retesting is 3-6 months, in case of reinfection. ...Read more
Not the gonorrhea: Doxycycline 100mg twice a day for 7 days is a treatment for chlamydia. Treating gonorrhea requires oral Cefixime or a shot of ceftriaxone. If a person is getting treated for one std, he or she should be sure to get tested for other std's! of course, std's are from sharing, so partners need testing and treatment also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I finished a seven day treatment on Doxycycline for Chlamydia. How long should I wait to get retested?
After finishing a seven day treatment on Doxycycline for Chlamydia, how long does someone have to wait to have unprotected sex again?
Depends: If you finished the entire length of antibiotic course you should be safe in terms of not communicating the chlamydia. But, as you might have guessed, we would always recommend having protected intercourse, especially at age 19. A condom everytime is a great idea ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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