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Sypilis, non, no

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Submitted: 6 days ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Can i take antibiotics for syphilis if i dont have symtoms? Had unpretected oral an may have caught an sti
Expert:  Elliot Ruff replied 6 days ago.

Good morning, I am Dr Ruff, thank you for

Expert:  Elliot Ruff replied 6 days ago.

This is not advisable. You can cause resistance and may not treat something other than syphillis, such as chlamydia.

If concerned, do a sexual health screen. These can now be done online with pharmacies such as Lloyds.

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
The result time is 12 weeks an i wanted to know sooner. I was wondering if its possible to get rid of it even if i don't have symptoms or sure i have it? Ive got two wait two weeks before a screening
Expert:  Elliot Ruff replied 6 days ago.

You would need to take multiple different antibiotics, so I would suggest you wait as I cannot see the justification for taking it earlier without a positive result.