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    Treatment of Early Syphilis by azythromocin
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    Coucou97 posted:
    Hello!

    I had an unprotected sexual oral receptive contact with a women. My tests for gonorrhea and chlamydia are negative. My doc said there was a slight chance of asymptomatical syphilis (since I don't have any symptoms). Therefore, he gave me azithromycin (zithromax). 1g orally the first day, then 250mg the next 2 days.
    Is that enough for treating early syphilis?

    My other question: I didn't pay attention and I didn't took the 1 mg at once the first day. I took 500mg and then the other 500mg 3 hours later (when I realized what I did, thinking that the tablets were 500mg and not 250mg). Can this affect the effectiveness of the therapy?

    Thank you very much!!!
     
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    georgiagail responded:
    Treatment used to consist of penicillin; however, since some are allergic to this medication, zithromax is often used to treat:

    http://www.healthline.com/health/std/syphilis#Overview1


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