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What's the best treatment for chlamydia?

What's the best treatment for chlamydia?

Chlamydia: Treatment for chlamydia include single dose zithromax or 7 day treatment with doxycline, Erythromycin or amoxicillin. It is sometimes treated for 10 days. ...Read more

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

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


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Where can I get a test or treatment for chlamydia?

Where can I get a test or treatment for chlamydia?

STC clinic or doctor: Testing for chlamydia can be performed in your physicians office or ata local std clinic ("free clinic"). The testing is very easy and treatment requires taking antibiotics. ...Read more

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How long after treatment is chlamydia cured ?

How long after treatment is chlamydia cured ?

7-10 days : Chlamydia is cured 7 to 10 days after treatment. Please use condoms in the future so this is not an issue you will have to deal with again. ...Read more

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Can i get treatment for chlamydia for myself and partner too?

Can i get treatment for chlamydia for myself and partner too?

Yes: Chlamydia is a reportable disease to the center for disease control & state health dept. Any sexual partner should be identified & treated for chlamydia to prevent further infections. Planned parenthood and any health department clinic will do this & charge based on income. Most primary care drs & gynecologists will do this as well. ...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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I took prescribed Azitromycine (1000 mg) for treatment of chlamydia 4 days ago. Now, I feel just slightly better. Is that normal, how should I feel?

I took prescribed Azitromycine (1000 mg) for treatment of chlamydia 4 days ago. Now, I feel just slightly better. Is that normal, how should I feel?

Depends: If you were diagnosed with chlamydia, the treatment of 1000mg azithromycin is the correct (and best) treatment. It may take several days for any pain or discharge to improve. Call your doctor or clinic if not feeling significantly better soon. Make sure your partner or partners are treated too, or you'll just get it again. Use condoms to prevent STDs ...Read more

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Is the treatment for chlamydia exactly the same in both females and males?

Is the treatment for chlamydia exactly the same in both females and males?

Yes: Often it is treated with Azithromycin or doxycycline. Treatment is the same for men and women. But, a person could need additional treatment for complications. ...Read more

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What is the best pill for one day treatment for chlamydia and how many mg ?

Here is ...: The one to suit your specification is one gram (1000 mg) of Azithromycin. Best luck ... ...Read more

Chlamydia (Definition)

Chlamydia trachomatis is a sexually-transmittable bacterial infection that ...Read more