How is GC treated?

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How is GC treated?

Gonorrhea can be cured with the right treatment. CDC recommends a single dose of 500 mg of intramuscular ceftriaxone. Alternative regimens are available when ceftriaxone cannot be used to treat urogenital or rectal gonorrhea.

Why is CT used for radiotherapy planning?

You usually have a planning CT scan in the radiotherapy department. The scan shows the cancer and the area around it. You might have had other types of scans or x-rays before this appointment to help diagnose or stage your cancer. Your treatment team might also use these scans to plan your radiotherapy.

How long does it take gonorrhea to go away after treatment?

It takes 7 days for the medicine to work in your body and cure gonorrhea. If you have sex without a condom during the 7 days after taking the medicine, you could still pass the infection to your sex partners, even if you have no symptoms.

How long does it take to cure gonorrhea with azithromycin?

It takes 7 days for the medicine to cure gonorrhea. During that time, you could still pass these infections on to a sex partner.

How is complicated gonorrhea treated?

Patients with complicated gonococcal infections resulting in arthritis should receive ceftriaxone 1 g IM or IV every 24 hours for a minimum of 7 days, in addition to a single oral azithromycin dose of 1 g.

What is CT planning?

CT planning enables more accurate localisation of both tumour and normal organs in addition to providing an accurate body contour and inhomogeneity corrections. Implications for integration of CT into radiotherapy planning practice are discussed and the impact of CT on treatment policy evaluated.

Why data from CT images is important for treatment planning?

CT images used in radiotherapy treatment planning must serve two key purposes: to allow, with high geometric fidelity, the position of the tumour and surrounding tissues along with organs at risk to be accurately identified and to provide a map of the electron density information for the various tissues to be used in …

Will 1000 mg of azithromycin cure gonorrhea?

A single 1g dose of azithromycin is one of the recommended treatments for the sexually transmitted infection chlamydia. There is also evidence showing that a single 2g dose of the drug is highly effective against strains of gonorrhoea that are sensitive to the drug, but is associated with stomach upset.

Can I take azithromycin and cefixime together?

No interactions were found between azithromycin and cefixime.

Can only azithromycin cure gonorrhea?

Adults with gonorrhea are treated with antibiotics. Due to emerging strains of drug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that uncomplicated gonorrhea be treated with the antibiotic ceftriaxone — given as an injection — with oral azithromycin (Zithromax).

How long does radiation treatment planning take?

Of all your visits to the radiation oncology department, the simulation session may require the most time. After the simulation process is concluded, it may take up to two weeks for your team to complete the treatment planning prior to commencing treatment.

What are the steps of radiation therapy?

Overall, there are five basic steps of radiation therapy that we can share to give patients an idea of what to expect. These steps include initial consultation, simulation, treatment planning, treatment delivery and post treatment follow-up. Consultation is the first step of the radiation therapy process.

What is mapping for radiation?

Simulation (also called a mapping or planning session) is a procedure to plan your radiation treatments. It’s done to map your treatment site, make sure you get the right dose (amount) of radiation, and limit the amount of radiation that gets to your nearby tissues.

What is the minimum course of azithromycin?

Adults—500 to 2000 milligrams (mg) once a day, taken as a single dose. Depending on the type of infection, this may be followed with doses of 250 to 500 mg once a day for several days. Children 6 months of age and older—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor.

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