Tag: sexually transmitted infection

Antibiotic Use After Sexual Contact Lowers STI Risk

Three days after sexual contact, doxycycline post-exposure prophylaxis reduced the incidence of gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis. A study presented at the 24th International AIDS Conference in Montreal found that taking the antibiotic doxycycline within 72 hours of sex dramatically reduced the incidence of gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis in gay men Read More