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Best antibotic treatment for gonorrhea?

Best antibotic treatment for gonorrhea?

Cephalosporins: Gonorrhea is becoming more resistant to antibiotics that have previously been used for treatment. The cdc came out with new guidelines which recommend oral Cefixime and the injectable antibiotic ceftriaxone. See this link for additional information: http://www.Cdc.Gov/nchhstp/newsroom/docs/gonorrhea-treatment-guidelines-factsheet.Pdf. ...Read more

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Gonorrhea (Definition)

A sexually transmitted bacterial infection that, if ...Read more


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Will bactrim cure Chlamydia and Gonorrhea?

Will bactrim cure Chlamydia and Gonorrhea?

Not at all: If you use these for this you will just piss away the drug and it will do nothing but delay your getting proper treatment.If you are assuming this is what you have, be aware that there are at least a dozed diseases that can pass through sexual contact.Some can be much worse than either chlamydia or gonorrhea. ...Read more

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Will clindamycin cure gonorrhea?

Will clindamycin cure gonorrhea?

No: Clindamycin is not affective against gonorrhea. It can be used in combination with other medications for pelvic inflammatory disease and certain types of vaginitis. Due to increasing resistance to various medications, gonorrhea treatments are limited. ...Read more

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How effective is ceftriaxone to cure gonorrhea?

How effective is ceftriaxone to cure gonorrhea?

Ceftriaxone is: Generally very effective at treating gonorrhea. You should have also been given a treatments for chlamydia at the same time such as doxycycline. You should also follow up with your primary care physician or ob/gyn in the next few weeks after treatment for a sexually transmitted infection. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia be cured for men without antibiotics?

Can chlamydia be cured for men without antibiotics?

No, men should be: Treated with antibiotics just as women are. ...Read more

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Which antibiotics will treat stds?

Which antibiotics will treat stds?

Varies: This depends on the STD. There are at least a dozen illnesses than can pass through sexual contact.Some STD's are viral and may benefit from antiviral treatment for control, but not cure. A targeted evaluation and specific treatment by a physician is needed for the best outcome. ...Read more

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How is gonorrhea typically treated?

How is gonorrhea typically treated?

Antibiotics: Your doctor can prescribe antibiotics. Oral antibiotics will usually work, but in severe cases a shot or even IV treatment may be needed. ...Read more

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Will clindamycin cure chlamydia?

Will clindamycin cure chlamydia?

Not recommended: Usually this is treated w either azithromycin or doxycyvline... Clinda can be considered as an alternate treatment in complicated infections as an IV INFUSION plus gentamicin IV ...Read more

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Can HIV be cured if it's treated quickly?

Can HIV be cured if it's treated quickly?

No, unfortunately: Once HIV is detected, it has gotten into cells in the body and we do not currently know how to completely eliminate (cure) this infection. It does look like early antiretroviral therapy may provide benefit in terms of stabilizing the immune system. See a doctor as soon as possible if you have any suspicion that you could have gotten hiv. ...Read more

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Can azithromycin fail to cure chlamydia?

STD drug resistance: Yes, unfortunately. There is a new or rare drug resistant strain in america now... ...Read more

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Can medication treatment for chlamydia guarantee cure?

NO: It could be resistant, hopefully not, but the standard of care is you need to go for a test of cure after u have completed the meds. ...Read more

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Does nonbacterial prostatitis go away without treatment?

Does nonbacterial prostatitis go away without treatment?

Yes: Yes by avoiding caffeine and consuming a bland non-spicy diet. Avoid stress and try nice long sitz baths. ...Read more

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Urethra tip discomfort/itch/pain. Is this a symptom for chlamydia? + PCR semen chlamydia. - PCR urethral swab chlamydia. Why? Treatment? Curable? Help

Urethra tip discomfort/itch/pain. Is this a symptom for chlamydia? + PCR semen chlamydia. - PCR urethral swab chlamydia. Why? Treatment? Curable? Help

Seek medical help: You must be examined and treated. Period. You are infected and certainly contagious. Call for an appointment-TODAY. Always use condoms from now on. ...Read more

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I'm on treatment for chlamydia is it possible to get chlamydia again?

I'm on treatment for chlamydia is it possible to get chlamydia again?

Yes: Re-infection with chlamydia is possible. That is why both partners should be treated at the same time. ...Read more

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How can a multi-drug resistant gonorrhea be treated?

How can a multi-drug resistant gonorrhea be treated?

Culture : The physician should take a swab of the infected site and send it for culture(growth) to the lab which will also conduct a "sensitivity" test to see which antibiotics will work and those that are resistant and won't work. If all else fails, the MD should check with the centers for disease control(cdc) in Atlanta for the latest possible antibiotic Rx for gonorrhea resistant strains. ...Read more

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Will augmentin 875mg 10days cure untreated gonorrhea Chlamydia?

Hard to say: Gonorrhea can be resistant to any penicillin like antibiotic, including Augmentin. Chlamydia is also resistant to Augmentin. If you believe you have acquired one or both of these you need proper testing to see what if any you have along with any others that may be present. Treatment if needed can be based on what is found & use effective drugs. ...Read more

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Can Macrobid cure chlamydia?

Can Macrobid cure chlamydia?

No: Nitrofurantoin, the active ingredient in Macrobid®, is not effective or recommended for treatment of chlamydial infections. The recommended treatments are azithromycin (Zithromax®) or doxycycline, with levofloxacin (Levaquin®) and erythromycin as alternatives. ...Read more