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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 for Zyvox (linezolid) to work for prostatitis or staph? What other treatments are possible?

How long does it take for Zyvox (linezolid) to work for prostatitis or staph? What other treatments are possible?

Takes time. : Zyvox (linezolid) is a good antibiotic but your problem with prostrate will require a few days to settle. Hopefully in 3 to 5 days. Other options for the treatment are similar other antibiotics which again will require some time. ...Read more

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How long does treatment for chlamydia last? How long do I have to take antibiotics for chlamydia? When i've finished the medication, is the chlamydia gone for good? .

How long does treatment for chlamydia last? How long do I have to take antibiotics for chlamydia? When i've finished the medication, is the chlamydia gone for good?

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Chlamydia : Chlamydia is treated with antibiotics. It is often treated with one dose of Azithromycin or Doxycycline twice a day for seven days. People with chlamydia should abstain from sexual intercourse for seven days after either treatment, to prevent spreading the infection to partners. ...Read more

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How much cefixime (supra) is needed to treat gonorrhea?

How much cefixime (supra) is needed to treat gonorrhea?

Not the right drug: Cefixime is no longer recommended because of drug resistance. Ceftriaxone is the treatment of choice. ...Read more

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I was treated for chlamydia and gonorrhea. How long does it take for the treatments to work?

I was treated for chlamydia and gonorrhea. How long does it take for the treatments to work?

7-10 days: The standard treatments clear the infection in 1-2 days, but symptoms take longer to clear up. Discharge or painful urination usuallly start improving within 2 days, can take 7-10 days to be gone entirely. If things aren't clearing up this soon, return to your doctor to be rechecked. Don't resume sex until at least 7 days have passed, all symptoms are gone, and your partner(s) have been treated. ...Read more

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How long do it take to be cured from chamydia, gonorrhea after taking antibiotics?

Chlamydia & GC: The treatment times for these two common sexually transmitted diseases depends on the medication used to treat them. I often use meds that are all taken in one day and then counsel my patients that they may be contagious for 48 more hours. Some meds, however are dispensed for seven days. Then the counseling would change until one is fully treated. ...Read more

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After how long of taking antibiotics for strep throat when are you no longer contagious?

After how long of taking antibiotics for strep throat when are you no longer contagious?

24 hours: You are okay to return to daycare or school after 24 hours from completing first dose of medication. That being said, I don't think I'd kiss someone or share their cup until on meds for 3 days! Make sure to finish all your meds, though. ...Read more

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How much is amoxicillin without insurance? For uti

How much is amoxicillin without insurance? For uti

Wrong antibiotic: Amoxicillin has a very low rate of success for empiric use in uti, due to extensive resistance. You would need a doctor's prescription for it anyways, and no competent doctor would write a prescription willy-nilly without an exam (it is not legal). See your doctor. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the antibiotics to work for chlamydia 2-3 days?

How long does it take for the antibiotics to work for chlamydia 2-3 days?

You Need to wait : At least 7 days after start of treatment (or wait until completion of treatment if that period is longer) before you can have sexual activity. ...Read more

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How much Azithromycin would be advisable to take after 3months of unresponsive doxycycline to treat infection/ orchitis? What about cipro/ quinolone?

How much  Azithromycin would be advisable to take after 3months of unresponsive doxycycline to treat infection/ orchitis? What about cipro/ quinolone?

Here are some ...: What made you feel unresponsive to antibiotics - by pain or by physical finding of testis or by both? Nowadays, it's extremely unlikely to see STD-related infections not responding to any antibiotics used. After 2 runs failing to antibiotics, one has to think if diagnosis is correct or not. So, analyze the details of onset, degree, duration, interval, & progress of the Sx over timely, and see Doc ...Read more

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How much are the meds for genital herpes?

How much are the meds for genital herpes?

Acyclovir : acyclovir is generic, each 400 mg pill is about $1.79 according to my sources. For first mild herpes outbreak you need 21 pills (3 times a day for 7 days). Also tablets are cheaper than capsules ...Read more

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How many days does it take for clindamycin to start working when being treated for bacterial vaginosis?

How many days does it take for clindamycin to start working when being treated for bacterial vaginosis?

About 48 hours: You should feel better within about 48 hours, but please take all of your prescribed medication to clear thje infection. ...Read more

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How are chlamydia and gonorrhea different?

The cause...: Gonorrhea is cause by one type of bacteria (n. Gonorrhea), chlamydia is caused by another type (c. Trachomatis). Neither one is a good thing. Protect yourself. Good luck! ...Read more

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Im taking 1 tablet for four days of zithromax for chlamydia. How long do it take for the chlamydia to be gone?

Im taking 1 tablet for four days of zithromax for chlamydia. How long do it take for the chlamydia to be gone?

You need to hold off: a full seven days. That means it is imperative that you have no sexual contact during this period of treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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How long to clearn and trichomonas with antibiotics 500 milligrams?

How long to clearn and trichomonas with antibiotics 500 milligrams?

More info needed: Sorry, I don't understand. What is "clearn"? Do you have another infection in addition to trichomonas? Which antibiotic and how frequently are you taking it? Either clarify with the doctor or clinic treating you, or post a new question with more information. ...Read more

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Will 500mg of levaquin (levofloxacin) daily for 14 days prescribed for orchitis cure gonorrhea bacteria if it is present as well?

Will 500mg of levaquin (levofloxacin) daily for 14 days prescribed for orchitis cure gonorrhea bacteria if it is present as well?

Probably not: Gonorrhea has become a very resistant bacterial infection and has mutated so as to be unaffected by almost all antibiotics. The most currently promising antibiotic now used is ceftriaxone. Consult with an infectious disease specialist or std specialist. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. John Leander Po
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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

A common sexually transmitted infection that ...Read more