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Can antibiotic alter the STD tests?

If a person had been taking amoxilin or uro blue, and then take STD tests, would the test results be accurate?
Can antibiotic affect accuracy of what STD tests? Chlamydia, gonerriha, syphilis, herpes, HIV, or all of them?
If the answer is YES, how long time after stopping taking antibiotic, can we get tested for STDs?
I am taking uro blue for possible UTI, if I am going to get tested for STDs, should I stop taking it? How long should I wait, then get tested for STDs to guarantee the STD test is accurate?
Thank you!
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3149845 tn?1506627771
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Hi, yes taking antibiotics can alter bacterial testing. Its recommended to test one month after completing treatment for testing.
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How about urogesic blue? It is for UTI. I also need to stop for 1 month for syphillis testing? Syphilis is by bacterial, right? How about herpes? Does uro blue alter herpes testing?
Thanks.
3149845 tn?1506627771
COMMUNITY LEADER
Im not sure but i believe it inhibits bacteria growth so may affect a test.Syphilis is a bacteria and herpes a virus. No antibiotics will affect herpes outcome or testing
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I will stop uro blue now, and get tested for syphilis and herpes 2weeks later. I ate uro blue for 2 days now. Hope it doesn't alter the results.
Thank you so much!
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