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Effect of marijuana while on antibiotic for chlamydia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   std
Doctor :   how can i help you?
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   will second hand smoke of marijuanna effect you if your on an antibiotic for chlamydia
User :   i mean gonorrohea*
Doctor :   which antibiotic are you taking?
User :   i took a shot for the gonorrhea
Doctor :   the shot was for prevention of gonorrhea or for treating gonorrhea?
User :   treating it
Doctor :   ok. do you remember the antibiotic name?
User :   noo
Doctor :   usually marijuana does not affect most of the antibiotics.
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   avoid taking them together
User :   and i have another question
Doctor :   since sometimes they might prevent adequte action of the antibiotic
Doctor :   yes, please proceed with next query
User :   can you catch chlamydia if you kiss someone who is infected
Doctor :   chlamydia is known to spread through sexual route
Doctor :   just by kissing it may not transmit
Doctor :   unless it involves
Doctor :   contact with body secretion or kissing or licking of private parts
User :   oo ok
User :   and why doesn the doctor recomend kissing while on the antibiotci
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