I received unprotected oral sex 10 days ago and decided to speak to a G.P. for STI screening. He noticed some irritation around the tip of my penis and gave me some cream for this. He also prescribed me a week of Augmentin Duo for a separate streptococcyl infection of my throat.
I asked him if he would prescribe me treatment for gonorreah and chlamydia whilst I wait for the results as I am going out of my mind with worry. He advised against this but gave me a prescription of Azithromycin, with 500mg dosage twice a day for three days. In all my research online, I have read that the recommended dosage is 1g of Azithromycin taken once. Is the dosage I was prescribed as effective?
Thanks Aj, my concern was that a 500mg dose twice a day wouldn't be as strong as a single 1g dose. Does your advice mean that the dosage I was prescribed should be sufficient, i.e. 2 x 500mg doses per day for 3 days, rather than 1 x 1g dose?
I have a clear chlamydia like discharge from my penis but with no pain when urinating and I'm kinda afraid to go to the clinic to get tested because I'm kinda protective about people knowing what I have. Should I just order the 1g azithromycin and take it just to clear this chlamydia like discharge?
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