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Chlamydia (Definition)

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


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Will amoxicillin treat gonnorrhea/chlamydia?

Will amoxicillin treat gonnorrhea/chlamydia?

Minimal help: The emergence of strains of gonorrhea resistant to the penicillin group of meds in the late 70's make this a poor choice.Amoxicillin may have some effect on the gc and is rarely used for chlamydia. The standard treatment for a dual infection is doxycycline+azithromycin. See www.Cdc.Gov/std/treatment/2010/gonococcal-infections.Htm. ...Read more

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Can augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) be used to treat a woman's PID or chlamydia?

Can augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) be used to treat a woman's PID or chlamydia?

Need more than that: It is not the doc for chlamydia u need zithromycin or Doxycycline and if u have pid with other organisms as well you need multiple antibiotics and stronger ones than amox-clav please discuss with your gyn. ...Read more

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Can Amoxicillin-Clavulanate (Augmentin) 875-125 MG Treat gonorrhea, chlamydia and STI's?

Can Amoxicillin-Clavulanate (Augmentin) 875-125 MG

Treat gonorrhea, chlamydia and STI's?

If dosed right: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) would help kill off some strains of gonorrhea, but not all. It would likely do nothing for chlamydia and many other STI's. It would be best to get in to see a provider knowledgeable about current treatment protocols and get correct treatment, if needed.This is nothing you would want to self treat with borrowed meds. Several of these germs can make you sterile. ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin cure chlamydia?

Can amoxicillin  cure chlamydia?

It could, but...: The efficacy isn't as good as Azithromycin or doxycycline. If you are given amoxicillin, it is highly recommended you have a repeat test after treatment to make sure you cleared the infection. ...Read more

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Amoxicillin himox good for chlamydia?

Amoxicillin himox good for chlamydia?

Treat Chlamydia: Amoxicillin is not an effective antibiotic for infections with chlamydia. ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin 875 mg cure chlamydia?

Can amoxicillin 875 mg cure chlamydia?

No: There are several different chlamydia species. If you are referring to chlamydia trachachomatis , the cause of genital infections and conjunctivitis the treatments are azithromycin, Doxycycline and the quinolones (levofloxacin, ofloxacin). Amoxicillin does not cure chlamydia infections. ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin cure chlamydia in men?

Can amoxicillin cure chlamydia in men?

No: Amoxicillin will not cure chlamydia in anyone. This antibiotic is not active against chlamdia because this organisms does not have a classic bacterial cell wall, the site of action of penicillin and related antibiotics. Chlamydia should be treated with doxycycline, azitromycin, Erythromycin or fluorinated quinolones. ...Read more

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So amoxicillin doesn't cure chlamydia?

No: Chlamydia requires treatment with azithromycin, because it is what we call an atypical bacteria; Amoxicillin does nothing against it. ...Read more

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Amoxicillin himox is it heal the chlamydia?

Amoxicillin himox is it heal the chlamydia?

Generally no: Generally amoxacillin is not a choice for chlamydia. We are still using as a priority drug azythromycin singe dose of 1 g for both partners. Alternative treatment is Doxycycline 100 mg two times daily for one week. ...Read more

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Are amoxicillin and metronidazole effect in treating chlamydia?

Chlamydia: Treatment for chlamydia is generally Doxycycline or azithromycin. The drugs you mention are not appropriate for this infection. If you were prescribed these medications for chlamydia you may want to consider finding a new physician. ...Read more

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I finished taking amoxicillin a week before my STI test. The results were negative for chlamydia syphilis gonorrhoea. Would i need to another test?

Gon & Chlam only: Welcome. Thanks for your question. There's no point in retesting for syphilis. If you had it or were exposed, amoxicillin for a week would cure it and a negative test afterward will never become positive. However, amoxicillin could suppress gonorrhea or chlamydia without curing it. If you were at significant risk, you should be tested again, waiting until at least 3 weeks after the last dose. ...Read more

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Amoxicillin (Definition)

Amoxicillin is in the penicillin class of antibiotics. All penicillins are distinguished by the presence of a beta-lactam ring, and are known to kill bacteria by inhibiting synthesis (production) ...Read more


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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

A sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or ...Read more