What is the correct dosage of medicine for chlamydia infections in a male?

Chlamydia. Most commonly the person infected and any partners are treated with Azithromycin 1 gram (1, 000 mg) as a single dose or Doxycycline 100 mg twice daily for 10 days. It's important that the infected person and partners are all treated and tested to confirm cure before resuming sexual relations. There are cases of antibiotic resistance to these infection and alternate treatment may be necessary.

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What sort of disease is a chlamydia infection?

Sexual transmitted. Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease. Both men and women can get this disease. It is caused by a bacteria that can infect the urethra (what we pee out of), causing pain, especially when urinating) and often a brown, foul-smelling discharge from the penis or vagina. It is easily treated with antibiotics. Untreated, it can cause bladder and uterus infections, and even sterility.

What should I not do if I have a chlamydia infection?

Avoid unprotected. Sex. Get treated asap to avoid complications from the disease. See this site for more info. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/chlamydia/ds00173.
You SHOULD NOT. Have sex for a week. Per cdc sexually transmitted disease treatment guidelines : “persons treated for chlamydia should be instructed to abstain from sexual intercourse for 7 days after single-dose therapy or until completion of a 7-day regimen. Http://www. Cdc. Gov/std/treatment/2010/chlamydial-infections. Htm.

Can symptoms of chlamydia infection show up after many years?

Yes. Chlamydia infection can be without symptoms in many women. Internal scarring and fallopian tube damage may occur. Sometimes that scarring can later lead to infertility and/ or pain.