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Can a UTI medication help treat an STD like chlamydia?

Can a UTI medication help treat an STD like chlamydia?

Depends: Chlamydia is usually treated with a single dose of Azithromycin or with a one week course of doxycycline. I doubt that your healthcare provider prescribed either of the aforementioned antibiotics for your urinary tract infection. I recommend that you go back and get treatment for chlamydia and that you also be tested and treated for gonorrhea as well. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more


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Medication for vaginal candidiasis?

Medication for vaginal candidiasis?

Antifungal: Some common vaginal antifungals are: miconazole, clotrimazoloe, butocanazole, terconazole, fluconazole. Strengths of these medications vary. I typically recommend a 5 or 7 day course of vaginal suppositories. Ask pharmacist in your community if they have that type of medication. ...Read more

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Is STD or STI treatable?

Is STD  or STI treatable?

Yes: Stds are all treatable...For now. However, we're now at the point where there's only one antibiotic left that still treats gonorrhea, with nothing else on the horizon. So don't throw away your condoms! ...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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Can an STD really stop uti medication from working?

Can an STD really stop uti medication from working?

No: No, this doesn't happen. You misunderstood something you read or that your doctor might have said. ...Read more

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Can you test for stds while treating yeast infection?

Yes: Fungal treatment should have no effect on the testing for STD. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can chlamydia medication cure bv?

Can chlamydia medication cure bv?

Unanswerable : It all depends on what bacteria is causing the vaginitis. You failed to include that important piece of information in your question. ...Read more

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Can Ciprofloxacin 500 MG Treat gonorrhea, chlamydia or any Sti's?

Can Ciprofloxacin 500 MG 
Treat gonorrhea, chlamydia or any Sti's?

No: Most STIs don't respond to Cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is a reasonable treatment for gonorrhea; however, treating Chlamydia with Cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin isn't effective. It frequently results in many treatment failures and relapses. Doxycycline and Zithromax are the recommended treatment. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) also isn't effective for Syphilis, HIV, HPV, Herpes, and Trichomonas. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I'm not sure, but should uninfected partner also take antiviral pills after sex with infected herpes partner?

I'm not sure, but should uninfected partner also take antiviral pills after sex with infected herpes partner?

Treat + partner: That might work, but what's more effective is for the infected partner to take medications chronically to help prevent transmission to a negative partner. ...Read more

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Can jock itch medication work for a male yeast infection?

YES: 'jock itch' is usually caused by a yeast infection and the medications for that do treat yeast. So the answer is yes! ...Read more

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I have a bacterial std. Is cephalexin good treatment for an STD like gonorrhea?

I have a bacterial std. Is cephalexin good treatment for an STD like gonorrhea?

GC resistant to CEPH: Cephalexin is not used these days for treatment of gonorrhea. You need to be checked and treated by your doctor or a clinic.You need to be examined and culture taken for gonorrhea and chlamydia or dna probe test done on discharge or urine test 2014 guidelines for treating gonorrhea one injection of ceftraxone250mgm or 400mgmof Cefixime orally and 2 grms of azithromycine as it will treat chlamydia. ...Read more

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Can a UTI medication also help clear up an STD like chlamydia?

Can a UTI medication also help clear up an STD like chlamydia?

Yes: Some antibiotics cover both chlamydia and urinary tract infection organisms, so yes. Occasionally, in a pt w/both, the abx are selected to do specifically that. Ask your dr if concerned. ...Read more

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Help please. Could cypro (cyproheptadine) cure the STD chlamydia?

Help please. Could cypro (cyproheptadine) cure the STD chlamydia?

No: 'cypro' (cyproheptadine) is a drug that blocks the receptors for histamine and serotonin. It is commonly used to treat allergies. It does not have any activity against the organism that causes chlamydia. You may be confusing it with 'cipro' (ciprofloxacin), which is an antibiotic. Cipro does have some effect on chlamydia, though other antibiotics are used to treat it most often. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections can be viral, bacterial or caused by protozoa. They are ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

A sexually transmitted disease is an infection which is ...Read more