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Medicine For Chlamydia
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
Yes if...: You have sex wirh person(s) who passed it to you. If you are a solo relationship, your partner mst be treated at the same time, or you will play 'ping-pong.' For your info, 25-29% of unmarrieds are infected and can infect others! Long-term issues can occur! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chlamydia: Most commonly the person infected and any partners are treated with Azithromycin 1 gram (1, 000 mg) as a single dose or Doxycycline 100 mg twice daily for 10 days. It's important that the infected person and partners are all treated and tested to confirm cure before resuming sexual relations. There are cases of antibiotic resistance to these infection and alternate treatment may be necessary. ...Read more
No, not normally: Such symptoms might be due to a vaginal yeast infection, which can be triggered by some antibiotics. This is more likely if your chlamydial infection was treated with doxycycline, less likely if azithromycin was used. If these symptoms persist, return to the clinic or doctor who treated you for chlamydia. ...Read more
Yes: Yes-depending on which medicine you took and how long you had to take it for. ...Read more
Is it safe to take the prescribed medicine for chlamydia if you now know that you are pregnant? N/a
It : It depends on which medication you were prescribed for your chlamydia. Doxycycline, ofloxacin, and Levofloxacin are not safe in pregnancy, but Azithromycin is perfectly safe to take while pregnant. If you were given azithromycin, take it, if not, call your doctor for a new prescription. Once treated, it is also very important that you have your doctor retest you in 3 weeks to make sure you are cured because untreated chlamydia can cause serious complications for your pregnancy. Good luck! ...Read more
It has been a month since I took my medicine for chlamydia and I rarely have to pee more than one time. Should I still be having that symotom?
Get re-tested: Get re-tested for chlamydia to be sure that it as been properly treated and is gone. ...Read more
I took a one dose medicine for chlamydia on Monday and had sex with an uninfected partner Tuesday night. He's getting tested, should I too again?
Just took the medicine for chlamydia yesterday. Went to doc today to see if i had pid. She said my pain level wasnt high enough. Get a 2nd opinion?
Maybe yes: Chlamydial PID often causes only mild pain; many PID cases from chlamydia cause no pain at all. OTOH, with only mild pain (or tenderness inside during pelvic exam) maybe treatment for uncomplicated chlamydia (doxycycline for 7 days or single dose azithromycin) would be enough. But if in doubt, PID treatment is often a good idea. Ask your doctor directly; or just get the 2nd opinion. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I took a after pill the morning after unprotected sex & 3 days later I had to take medicine for chlamydia. Its been a lil over a month still no period
Not chlamydia: I suppose it's possible you are pregnant despite the morning after pill; check with your doctor. In any case, the chlamydia and its treatment probably have nothing to do with it. Be sure your partner(s) are also treated. And please get started on contraception! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: If you are being treated for chlamydia with a course of antibiotics, you should continue. It should not be interrupted just because you are going through your period. ...Read more
Good question: When a person asks, "I need medicine for STDs like chlamydia?" the answer is, "Yes, if you have a chlamydia infection." Because a person with one STD may have a second STD, he needs testing for the common STDs and then treatment for the ones that he tests positive for. For example, a person may have chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomonas at the same time. His doctor needs to examine and test him. ...Read more
I took some medicine to cure my chlamydia but the next day i had sex with my fiance . Does that mean I have it all over again ?
Maybe: If your fiancee was not tested for chlamydia, he may have it too. If so, then yes, it is possible to re-infect yourself. ...Read more
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