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Over The Counter Treatment For Chlamydia Infections
My girlfriend is pregnant and she was recently given pills tuesday for a chlamydia infection how long does it take for it to cure completely?
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 took single dose of doxycycline (100g) for 3 months (acne). If i had chlamydia infection would this cure it or should I get tested?
After treating recurrent pelvic infection due to chlamydia, infection till not clear because I have had chlamydia 18 years.Shall i cure in future?
Chlamydia: Do not know how you were treated or the rest of your medical history, but there seems to be a good possibility that you have repeatedly been reinfected. Has your sexual partner been treated? ...Read more
Is it possible that my chlamydia infection will go away with another treatment if the first treatment simply made the symptoms worse?
My friend was prescribed Zithromax for suspected Chlamydia infection and he was then prescribed another gram when treatment failed. Is this normal?
Hard to say: One of the primary reasons for treatment failure is the wrong diagnosis which led to ineffective treatment.You say "suspected"chlamydia".This agent shares symptoms with other germs, and retreating the wrong condition with an otherwise effective med is odd. I would want to confirm the diagnosis. Another possibility is continued exposure to an untreated partner with re-infection. ...Read more
Yes,after many years: Non-symptomatic in majority of women. May develop vaginal bleeding, abdominal pain, urinary frequency oe pain with sex. Often undetected for years & then may cause pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) which causes pelvic pain and infertility from blocked fallopian tubes. Men tend to develop urethritis, urethral discharge and epididymitis. Both partners need treatment with antibiotics if 1 is infected. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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