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What Is The Recovery Time After Taking An Antibiotic For Chlamydia
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Most patients tolerate the antibiotics for chlamydial infection very well with good resutl up to 95% effectiveness, but all sexual partners need to be counseled and treated.
Then, what is the recovery time after...? ...Read more
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
Is it possible that antibiotics are giving me false negative tests on chlamydia or gon? I've been tested about 6-7 times, swab and urine culture.
Repeat: Test 1 month after you stop using antibiotics ...Read more
A girl I had sex with have me chlamydia, and I don't want to take the time to get tested, can I just have the antibiotics prescribed to me?
Chlyamidia: Doctors SHOULD NOT prescribe any medications without examining the patient ...Read more
My boyfriend & I were treated for chlamydia at same time with antibiotics. Waited 3 weeks to have sex. What is the possibly that it wasn't cleared up?
It is possible: What you did not mention is that neither of you returned to the MD to be retested for chlamydia to be certain that you were negative. Therefore, the possibility exists that either or both of you may have been resistant to the antibiotics and are still carrying the chlamydial organism. Get retested now. ...Read more
Yes: A one time 1 gram dose.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi iam on antibiotics for chlamydia and I had sex only one time with my boyfriend with a condom on can I still be cured?
I think I have chlamydia and/or trichomoniasis. Is it safe to take two antibiotics, zithromaz and flagyl, at the same time and at what dosage each?
I have a really weird question. I already had my period for this month and now I am bleeding again. I was put on birth control about 2 and a half weeks ago and at the same time I was diagnosed with chlamydia. I have taken the antibiotics for chlamydia. A
Here are some. ...: Congratulate for gaining access to timely medical care as described. Thus far, it would be most logical and beneficial to bring your ongoing concerns to the treating doctor so she/he may analyze what is going on in you and modify the Rx/ care/ counseling for now and future. Online inquiry for your condition would be less effective and may be confusion resulting in unnecessary anxiety. ...Read more
I absolutely cannot stomach antibiotics it seems, throw up every time. Now I need to treat Chlamydia. Can a hospital do IV infusion of azithromycin?
Probably unnecessary: This probably could be done, but maybe unnecessary. You only need to take a single dose (1 g), and if taken with food you probably will tolerate it OK. And not all antibiotics cause GI problems; other options are doxycycline and levofloxacin for a week; both usually are well tolerated. The top priority of course is for adequate chlamydia treatment, even at cost of nausea for a day or two. ...Read more
Can azithromycin 5-day pack cure UTI, Chlamydia & Strep throat all at one time? If I have all 3 at one time will this antibiotic kill all at one time?
Uti: No it will not help with all three and if you take the wrong dose it will not help with any so visit a health care worker ...Read more
Can I get treated again for chlamydia the next day after taking the antibiotics if I had contact again?
Confusing question: Your question is confusing. Do you mean you were exposed again the day after antibiotics, or maybe sometime later. The antibiotics used to treat this problem are often given as one big dose, which attaches to cells in your body and slowly enters the blood for more than a week. (Which is why one dose works).It would cover a quick re-exposure. You can also be treated later for a later exposure. ...Read more
Should I continue the previous antibiotic I was taking before finding out I have chlamydia after taking the antibiotic to treat the chlamydia?
I tested positive for chlamydia, but never noticed any symptoms. Since taking the one dose antibiotic 3 days ago, I've had discharge and itch. Normal?
Eat yogurt!: You can have chlamydia and not have symptoms, but if you test positive you should be treated as this infection can potentially lead to infertility problems if not treated. If you are now itching and having a discharge, you might have a yeast infection. Many antibiotics will cause a disruption of the good-bad bacteria and alter the vaginas ph, leading to a yeast infection. Yogurt, Monistat helps. ...Read more
Not recommended.: This isn't recommended.Get a more detailed answer ›
No, men should be: Treated with antibiotics just as women are. ...Read more
Re test: If you did not have any symptoms but took your antibiotics as prescribed, you are probably cured. But the definitive way if concerned though not required is to retest. ...Read more
Symptoms: If your symptoms are gone, then it's gone. Repeat testing to prove cure is not necessary, but repeat testing in 3 months to be sure you haven't been reinfected is recommended. ...Read more
Work 97to98%of time: In a clinical trial with azithromycine 1 gm dose or Doxycycline 100 mgm twice a day fot 7 days demonstrated bith treatments were 97 and 98% effective with microbial proven cure. So it is possible 2to3% time there may be treatment failure, all the sexual partners also need to be treated to prevent recurrences. ...Read more
Zero to 15%: The two main treatments are doxycycline 100 mg twice daily for 7 days or azithromycin 1 gram single dose. Doxy is100% effective if taken as directed, with no missed doses. Evolving research shows azithro is about 95% effective, i.e. it fails in 1 in 20 patients, up to 10-15% if the rectum is infected. All patients should be retested after ~3 mo to detect both treatment failure and reinfection. ...Read more
Do not resume: Sexual activity for seven days - the organism should be eradicated by then. ...Read more
Azithro, doxy: You're in Ukraine, right? Get professionally evaluated if possible. Chlamydia, nongonococcal urethritis (NGU), and to some extent gonorrhea cause similar symptoms, and gonorrhea requires different treatment. The main treatments for chlamydia and NGU are azithromycin 1 gram, single dose; or doxycycline (or another tetracycline) for 7 days. ...Read more
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