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Does azithromycin treat yeast infections?
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Can Azithromycin cause secondary infections such as Yeast Infections?
Can azithromycin cure yeast infections?
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What is aZithromycin used for?
It's an antibiotic used to treat infections. Azithromycin (Zithromax®) is a prescription antibiotic licensed to treat a number of infections in both children and adults. Some of these azithromycin uses include: * Treatment of bacterial infections * Treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) Bacterial Infections Azithromycin is most commonly used to treat the following infections: * Respiratory infections, such as bronchitis * Ear infections (otitis media) * Sinus infections (sinusitis) * Pneumonia * Throat infections (tonsillitis/pharyngitis) * Skin infections, such as cellulitis, folliculitis, or impetigo * Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). Azithromycin may also be used to treat a number of other more uncommon bacterial infections. Azithromycin is not effective against any infection caused by a virus, such as the flu, stomach flu, or common cold. Sexually Transmitted Diseases Sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs, represent a group of infections that are transmitted among people via direct sexual contact. People who have been infected with an STD usually experience painful discharge and a number of various symptoms that accompany inflammation of the cervix or urethra. Azithromycin is commonly used to treat STDs such as: * Gonorrhea * Chlamydia * Chancroid. Azithromycin has been approved to treat the same infections in children that it is used to treat in adults. Some of these infections include: * Respiratory infections, such as bronchitis * Ear infections (otitis media) * Sinus infections (sinusitis) * Pneumonia * Throat infections (tonsillitis/pharyngitis) * Skin infections * Pelvic inflammatory disease.
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Will azithromycin stop repeat infections of chlamydia?
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After taking azithromycin how fast does it work?
The speed of azithromycin in treating infections depends on the type of infection. For instance, azithromycin in a 1 g dose takes seven days to treat chlamydia. It can take significantly longer to treat other types of infections. Contact your health care provider for advice specific to your situation.