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How do you treat chlamydia and gonorrhea?

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These STDs are treated with antibiotics. Start taking them if tests show you have the STD or if you could have one, even though you may not have symptoms. Your sex partners will also have to be treated, regardless of whether they have symptoms. Certain strains of gonorrhea have become resistant to some antibiotics, so you may have to take more than one drug. You should get retested after 3 months to make sure the infection has cleared.

SOURCES: 

American Academy of Family Physicians. 

National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC. 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

Hepatitis B Foundation.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on November 14, 2017

SOURCES: 

American Academy of Family Physicians. 

National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC. 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

Hepatitis B Foundation.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on November 14, 2017

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