Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Treatment Guidance
Chlamydia and gonorrhea treatment have some similarities since both of these diseases are caused by bacterial infection. Both of these STD is also a fast spreading because rarely showing any symptom. The best way to make sure whether you have these disease or not is by taking test. When you are positive then the treatment can be started immediately to prevent any long term side effect. Common treatment that suggested is oral antibiotics.
Chlamydia and gonorrhea antibiotic treatment
In gonorrhea cases, some of its become resistant toward antibiotics. When this ‘super gonorrhea’ is happen then the doctor will decide the type of proper antibiotic to given. Usually, there are several type of suggested antibiotic that prescribed for chlamydia and gonorrhea. Those antibiotics are doxycycline, cefixime, ceftriaxone and azithromycin. The antibiotic treatment usually will success to cure the infection during 1 up to 2 weeks. What you need to do is keep taking the antibiotic untill the treatment period is finish even though you are feel better.
Stop taking antibiotic before the exact time can resulting into recurrence infection and bacterial resistance. When your condition is not getting better then you should immediately contact the doctor to find another type of proper antibiotic. The best prevention for both of these wide spread STD is taking another STD test 3 month after the treatment getting complete. Another way is stay away from sexual intercourse with your partner during treatment period.
Chlamydia and gonorrhea treatment period
If you are taking 7 days treatment then you need to wait until the treatment is fully completed before having any sexual intercourse with your partner. Be sure that the disease is no longer exist before doing the sexual relationship with your partner. Of course, the most important point is being more aware of the common symptom that may appear to get earlier treatment. Especially if you are actively in sexual and having unusual discharge, pain during sexual intercourse, burning sensation then you need to get tested for STD.
For women, test and treatment need to be given immediately when some of complication that showing pelvic inflammatory disease attack showed. The symptom are severe pain in low abdominal area, vomiting, fainting and high body temperature around 101 F. Better prevention of chlamydia and gonorrhea is by taking regular test even though there is no particular symptom that appear. It is even far more better if you can take your partner to take the test together with you and get chlamydia and gonorrhea treatment.