Doxycycline and metronidazole

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Avatar m tn I was recently diagnosed with NGU <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> was prescribed <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>doxycycline</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> 100mg bid for 7 days. My physician said to abstain from sex until all the medication was gone. That is exactly what I did. I ended up having sex 4 to 5 hours after I took my last dose of an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>doxycyclinean> on day 7. Did I put my partner at risk by having sex so soon after treatment? also, I took 13 out of the 14 pills. (I choked one of the pills back up an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>andan> spit it out). Would that have an impact on the meds efficacy?
Avatar n tn Can <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>doxycycline</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> treat trichomoniasis? I read it is an antibiotic, <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> looked up, the ones I have are 100mg, the website said I should take 2-3 a day for 10-14 days. also I will not be having sex for a month or two since my partners away on business/visiting family. also how should I clean myself? I've been wearing a pad an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>andan> changing them frequently. People have asked if its trek an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>andan> I am 99% I don't need a pro test since I know what it is.
Avatar n tn I had a large discharge from my penis during a bowel movement over the weekend, I have the feeling of pressure in my groin (as in the sensation you get when the pain of being kicked in the groin is fading away), <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> my penis itches on the tip <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> what seems to be inside the head area. The pressure seems similar to when I prostate problems. I followed your previous advice an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>andan> asked that I be tested for Trich.
Avatar n tn aDDITIONaL MONITORING OF YOUR DOSE OR CONDITION may be needed if you are taking anticoagulants, birth control pills, corticosteroids, <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>doxycycline</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>, metronid<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>zole, quinidine, valproic acid, theophylline, sumatriptan, or medicine for high blood pressure or heart conditions (beta blockers) or for mood or emotional conditions (phenothiazines). Inform your doctor of any other medical conditions, allergies, pregnancy, or breast-feeding.
Avatar m tn I was worried an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>andan> went to see a docter who gave me <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>doxycycline</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> for week. It didnt helped. Now i am back at home after a month <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> saw 2 red dots on shaft of my penis. I am worried as hell that if i got herpes. These are very small red spots with no fluid in them. I started taking metronidazole thinking that i got trich. my penis pain is bit ok after taking the pills but now these spots are making me nervous. I have some pain in my groin area too.
Avatar n tn Have a persistent urethritis (std-related) which conventional treatments (metronid<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>zole/zithromax/<sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>doxycycline</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>) won't get rid of. testing options aren't good in the country I am in. Looking for a microbiology lab in the US able to do comprehensive testing for trichomonas (male) an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>andan> the various mycoplasma/ureaplasmas that may be the culprit. I know there are some that have some fairly sophisticated testing but it is not an easy thing to actually get a list of.
Avatar m tn I have been treated with 1g aziithromycin - but had sex twice with untreated wife - though with condom an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>andan> little foreplay / no oral Then both myself <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> wife with azithromycin (1g) <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> metronid<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>zole (course) (fully compliant no sex) no sex inbetween until Myself an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>doxycyclinean> course (fully compliant no sex) Still symptomatic but cleared of infection by microscopy Sex once with condom an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>andan> little foreplay / no oral Still symptomatic - an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>andan> borderline infection signs by microscopy Myself Week c
Avatar n tn She didn't think any further testing was necessary, but still gave me 7 days of <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>doxycycline</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> twice a day, <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> 2 grams of metronid<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>zole to be taken all at once. I know I didn't mention the metronidazole in the first posting, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>andan> I apologize. I took the metronidazole after the doxy was completed as she suggested. Everything seemed to be fine for a while, but then I began milking my penis repeatedly, like a lot, throughout the day to check an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>andan> make sure there was nothing there.
Avatar n tn Tetracycline, minocycline, erythromycin, <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>doxycycline</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> are the most common antibiotics used to treat rosacea. Some people respond quickly, while others require long-term therapy. Isotretinoin may be considered as a treatment option for all forms of severe or therapy-resistant rosacea. Sunscreens, particularly those that protect against ultraviolet a an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>andan> B light waves an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>andan> have a sun-protecting factor (SPF) of 13 or higher, are recommended for all people with rosacea.
Avatar m tn I also had blood tests (for HSV, HIV an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>andan> syphilis), these also came back negative. I have taken a two week course of <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>doxycycline</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> a week of metronid<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>zole (not at the same time). My symptoms neither improved, nor subsided with these antibiotics. I am very anxious about both what is causing this symptoms an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>andan> if I will be able to get rid of them. Not having a diagnosis is also very frustrating, as I don't know what can be done to move forward.
Avatar n tn My doctor said it's up to me whether or not I wanted to be treated for PID as I realize it would involve an injection, as well as <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>doxycycline</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> metronidazole for two weeks. I just want to be sure all my bases are covered to ensure that any kind of bad bacteria affecting my reproductive organs is gone. The fact that I also had bacterial vaginosis makes me think I just go forward with this PID treatment. Everything I read is so confusing.
Avatar n tn at least 1, possibly 2 were for GC as well <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> negative. Was given 2g zithromax, 2g metronid<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>zole, <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'><span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> a week of <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>doxycycline</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>. I also became obsessed with milking my penis to see what was there. about a month (beg. June) later I began to notice flakes around my urethra an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>andan> what I milked out became cloudy. Doc suggested urologist which I can't afford, said GC an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>andan> CT passes easily with oral. Gave me 30 days of levaquin 500mg an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>andan> said stop milking, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>andan> even masterbating can cause it.