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How long to treat chlamydia?

How long to treat chlamydia?

Usually 1 to 7: Days depending on antibiotic choice. Should not be sexually active until treated for at least 7 days. ...Read more

Chlamydia (Definition)

Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more


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How long does it take to treat gonnorhea?

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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Epididymitis, how long to treat?

Epididymitis, how long to treat?

Here are some ...: If epididymitis-causing bug is sensitive to the prescribed antibiotics, usually yes, a course of one-week use will usually suffice but not necessary to resolve epididymal swelling, which may take weeks, even months to soften and disappear; occasionally, post-epididymitis residual tissue induration may last forever. Detail? Ask Doc timely. Best wish ... ...Read more

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How long could azithromycin take to cure chlamydia?

How long could azithromycin take to cure chlamydia?

1 - 2 weeks: Chlamydia should be cured one week after you take your medication. You should be re-tested two weeks after you take your medicine to make sure that you no longer have an infection. Your partner should treated at the same time. Do not have intercourse until both of you have been retested and are free of the infection. ...Read more

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How long does it take for azithromycin to cure chlamydia ?

How long does it take for azithromycin to cure chlamydia ?

Allow seven days: Azithromycin can remain in the body for more than ten days after a single dose - as in the usual treatment for chlamydia. By day seven, chlamydia would be cured and the chance of transmitting the organism would be negligible. The chance for reacquiring chlamydia is very high if the infected person's partners are not also treated. ...Read more

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How long does it take for chlamydia to cause pid?

How long does it take for chlamydia to cause pid?

that's very variable: Damage may start quickly in some females (weeks to months) and longer in others. ...Read more

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How long doesit take to treat impetigo?

How long doesit take to treat impetigo?

Usually not long: Impetigo is a superficial skin infection. If only a small area is involved, topical antibiotic cream or ointment usually works. Larger areas may need an oral antibiotic, often for 7 to 10 days. Impetigo can be contagious, so it is wise to keep the area covered if possible and wash hands well after touching the lesions. ...Read more

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How long does chlamydia take to cause infertility?

How long does chlamydia take to cause infertility?

No safe interval: There's no 'safe' time period, so if you are infected (or worry that you might be) you must treat right away. If female you may (or might not) already have suffered some damage; males rarely become infertile from chlamydia infection. ...Read more

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HOW long does it tAke foR chLamydia to cause cervicitis?

HOW long does it tAke foR chLamydia to cause cervicitis?

Within a few days: STD's can show up within s few days to weeks. Cervix iris is PID, a complicTion quite serious. Treat promptly as can cause infertility ...Read more

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How long does it take to treat thrush?

How long does it take to treat thrush?

It varies ...: Depending on severity and cause. Sometimes a single Diflucan (fluconazole) pill or 5 days on oral tablets/liquid will take care of it, whereas someone with an immune system problems who is using inhalant steroids may require more aggressive treatment. ...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 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 the treatment for chlamydia take to cure it?

How long does the treatment for chlamydia take to cure it?

Here are some...: Bacteriologically, if sensitive, all chlamydia should be eradicated in 24 hours, but physiologically, its related inflammation may take 3-14 days or longer to subside reflecting personal health and immunity. So, if not improved as expected, seek re-evaluation for confirming diagnosis and assessing response of treatment so to refine the care as needed. ...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 it take to get tested for gonorrhea?

How long does it take to get tested for gonorrhea?

Two to four days: A swab is taken from the urethra (the hole where your pee comes out), or other suspected area, and a culture/naat/dna probe is performed on the specimen. It takes about 48 hrs to get a result. If it's positive you need antibiotics to get better and so does your sexual partner. ...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

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

A sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or ...Read more