This is Part I of a two-part article on drug treatment of common sexually transmitted diseases. Related Editorial. Inthe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidelines for the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.
Cite This Article. There is no proven alternative to penicillin for treatment of maternal syphilis. We report 2 case-patients with maternal syphilis who were successfully treated without penicillin.
T he spread of some sexually transmitted infections could potentially be dramatically reduced by instructing people who have had unprotected sex to take antibiotics within 24 hours after the intercourse, a new study suggests. But such a strategy, which was tested in a population of men who had frequent unprotected sex with a number of male sex partners, could spark a controversy over the use of antibiotics and the general threat of growing antibiotic resistance. Molina insisted he would never support long-term use of antibiotics to prevent STIs, but said that the approach might be an effective short-term strategy when paired with other control approaches, like more frequent STI testing among high-risk populations.
Amoxicillin as far as i know is a very old anti-biotic used for treating bronchitus for which i've taken it check it out with your pharmacist. The penicillins are used for syphilis. You need to see a dr to figure out exactly what you have so it can be treated appropriately.
If your sexual history and current signs and symptoms suggest that you have a sexually transmitted disease STD or a sexually transmitted infection STIlaboratory tests can identify the cause and detect coinfections you might also have. Testing for a disease in someone who doesn't have symptoms is called screening. Most of the time, STI screening is not a routine part of health care, but there are exceptions:.
Bennett, MD. What is a Chlamydia infection? Chlamydia genital infection is a sexually transmitted disease STD caused by the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis.
Because the infections often occur together, people who have one infection are typically treated for both by their health care provider. Genital herpes outbreaks can be treated with antiviral drugs. Although this medication can limit the length and severity of outbreaks, it does not cure the infection.
Frank L. Amoxicillin was administered to male and female patients with gonorrhea that was confirmed by culture. This cure rate is equivalent to that achieved with either 4.