I found out 4 weeks ago that I had contracted chlamydia from my partner and was given 1 dose of azithromycin. But after a week I was still having symptoms (pelvic pain, burning during urination) and a new symptom of intense back pain. I followed up with my dr. and she told me to take aleve for the back pain--that it was my arthritis acting up. But a week later still my pelvic pain got worse again and so I was given another test to see if I still had chlamydia and if I had gonorrhea. Only the chlamydia came back positive which she said was normal due to the fact that it had only been 3 weeks since treatment and there were probably dead bacteria still present. She told to me take a 7 day treatment of doxycycline (1pill twice a day). I've been on it for four days now and my pelvic pain seems to have intensified to the point where I am losing sleep. Is is possible for both regimens of antibiotics to fail? If so, is the next step IV antibiotics or is this just my body responding to the medicine?
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