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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 after azithromycin can I retest for chlamydia?

How long after azithromycin can I retest for chlamydia?

Any: You could be retested whenever you want. The treatment takes only about three days to clear the infection. Most recommendations are to be tested after about three months and/or when there are symptoms of infection or suspicion of reinfection. ...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 azithromycin to clear up oral chlamdia infection?

How long does it take for azithromycin to clear up oral chlamdia infection?

About 1 week: If you have had oral sex with someone who has chlamydia, you may get this infection in your throat, which can lead to painful swallowing, cough, and fever. Killing the bacteria happens very quickly after the med is taken. In general, it is best to wait 1 to 2 weeks after the medication is taken to make sure bacteria are successfully treated. If symptoms persist after 1 week, contact your Doc. ...Read more

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After taking azithromycin for chlamydia, how long does it take for the discharge to go?

Variable: Most of these infections have no symptoms. If discharge is present, remember that Azithromycin continues to work even after finishing the prescription. The treatment period is ten days so it may take that long for the discharge to disappear. ...Read more

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Best Rx for clamidia prostate infection?? For how long and dosage?

Best Rx for clamidia prostate infection?? For how long and dosage?

Prostatitis: Chlamydia is not known to infect the prostate. Most prostatitis is not due to any known infection;. Antibiotics are tried, typically for 4-6 weeks, but usually don't make any difference. If you had a positive test for chlamydia and have prostatitis, you have two separate problems. Chlamydia requires only a single dose of azithromycin, or 7 days of doxycycline. ...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 does it take for doryx (doxycycline) to work for acne?

How long does it take for doryx (doxycycline) to work for acne?

If there is no...: ...Significant improvement after a month, 6 weeks max, i switch to a different antibiotic. ...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?

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 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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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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What if doxycycline doesn't work for chlamydia?

What if doxycycline doesn't work for chlamydia?

There are other meds: Please call your doc Azithromycin is usually used 1st or can be used if the doxy doesn't work but ask your doc. ...Read more

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