STD Treatment

STD Treatment
Check with our table of STDs treatment. Here you can find the list of common medications and drugs which are prescribed in case of different STDs diseases occurrence. Click on necessary STD to find out information about possible ways and means of treatment.

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STDs Treatment

Chancroid Treatment Recommended Regimens:

  • Azithromycin 1 g orally in a single dose
  • Ceftriaxone 250 mg IM in a single dose
  • Ciprofloxacin 500 mg orally twice a day for 3 days
  • Erythromycin base 500 mg orally three times a day for 7 days
Chlamydia Treatment Recommended Regimens:

  • Azithromycin 1 g orally in a single dose
  • Doxycycline 100 mg orally twice a day for 7 days

Alternative Regimens:

  • Erythromycin base 500 mg orally four times a day for 7 days
  • Erythromycin ethylsuccinate 800 mg orally four times a day for 7 days
  • Levofloxacin 500 mg orally once daily for 7 days
  • Ofloxacin 300 mg orally twice a day for 7 days
Crabs (Lice) Treatment
  • A lice-killing lotion containing 1% permethrin or a mousse containing pyrethrins and piperonyl butoxide can be used to treat pubic (“crab”) lice. These products are available over-the-counter without a prescription at a local drug store or pharmacy. These medications are safe and effective when used exactly according to the instructions in the package or on the label.
  • Lindane shampoo is a prescription medication that can kill lice and lice eggs. However, lindane is not recommended as a first-line therapy. Lindane can be toxic to the brain and other parts of the nervous system; its use should be restricted to patients who have failed treatment with or cannot tolerate other medications that pose less risk. Lindane should not be used to treat premature infants, persons with a seizure disorder, women who are pregnant or breast-feeding, persons who have very irritated skin or sores where the lindane will be applied, infants, children, the elderly, and persons who weigh less than 110 pounds.
  • Malathion* lotion 0.5% (Ovide*) is a prescription medication that can kill lice and some lice eggs; however, malathion lotion (Ovide*) currently has not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of pubic (“crab”) lice.
  • Both topical and oral ivermectin have been used successfully to treat lice; however, only topical ivermectin lotion currently is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of lice. Oral ivermectin is not FDA-approved for treatment of lice.
Gonorrhea Treatment Uncomplicated Gonococcal Infections of the Cervix, Urethra, and Rectum

Recommended Regimen:

  • Ceftriaxone 250 mg IM in a single dose PLUS Azithromycin 1g orally in a single dose

Alternative Regimens:

If ceftriaxone is not available

  • Cefixime 400 mg orally in a single dose
    PLUS Azithromycin 1 g orally in a single dose
Hepatitis Treatment
  • Patients with acute hepatitis A usually require only supportive care, with no restrictions in diet or activity.
  • No specific therapy is available for persons with acute hepatitis B; treatment is supportive. Persons with chronic HBV infection should be referred for evaluation to a provider experienced in the management of chronic HBV infection.
Herpes Treatment
  • Acyclovir
  • Famvir
  • Valtrex
  • Zovirax
HIV / AIDS Treatment AZT (Retrovir) plus vitonavir or norvir

STDs treatment facts

HPV / Warts Treatment
  • Cryotherapy (freezing)
  • cauterization (burning)
  • laser surgery
  • Loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP)
Scabies Treatment Products used to treat scabies are called scabicides because they kill scabies mites; some also kill mite eggs. Scabicides used to treat human scabies are available only with a doctor’s prescription. No “over-the-counter” (non-prescription) products have been tested and approved to treat scabies.
Syphilis Treatment Recommended Regimen for Adults:

  • Benzathine penicillin G 2.4 million units IM in a single dose

Recommended Regimen for Infants and Children:

  • Benzathine penicillin G 50,000 units/kg IM, up to the adult dose of 2.4 million units in a single dose
Trichomoniasis Treatment Recommended Regimen:

  • Metronidazole 2 g orally in a single dose
  • Tinidazole 2 g orally in a single dose

Alternative Regimen:

  • Metronidazole 500 mg orally twice a day for 7 days
Yeast Infection Treatment Diflucan (fluconazole)
Vaginosis Treatment Recommended Regimens:

  • Metronidazole 500 mg orally twice a day for 7 days
  • Metronidazole gel 0.75%, one full applicator (5 g) intravaginally, once a day for 5 days
  • Clindamycin cream 2%, one full applicator (5 g) intravaginally at bedtime for 7 days
Yeast in Men Treatment Diflucan (fluconazole)

Sexually transmitted diseases or STDs are transferred between human beings during different types of sexual penetration. Engaging in oral, anal or vaginal sex with an infected person puts you at great risk of getting infected yourself. Most of the time there will be no clear symptoms but sometimes there will be. Men will usually experience pain while urinating.

There could be some itching or burning sensation. In some cases the testicles will get swollen and there will be a discharge from the penis. Women usually have an unusual discharge or start to see blood between periods.

There will be also some pain during urination and during sexual intercourse. In some cases, women will start to have heavy periods that last for long. Usually the infection is treated by medication prescribed by the doctor.