Antibiotics, often in a single dose, can cure many sexually transmitted bacterial and parasitic infections, including gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamydia and trichomoniasis.
Typically, you’ll be treated for gonorrhea and chlamydia at the same time because the two infections often appear together.
How can I treat an STD at home?
Do STD Home Remedies Work?
- Tea tree oil. Tea tree oil does have antibacterial properties, although research has not consistently shown that it is effective for treating various skin infections.
- Garlic. Garlic has been used medicinally for millennia.
- Cranberry juice.
Can STD be cured completely?
Bacterial STDs can be cured with antibiotics if treatment begins early enough. Viral STDs cannot be cured, but you can manage symptoms with medications. There is a vaccine against hepatitis B, but it will not help if you already have the disease.
What sexually transmitted diseases are not curable?
STDs that currently do not have a cure include:Genital herpes – Genital herpes cause lesions on or near the genitals which are typically caused by the HSV-2 strain of the virus, but can be caused by HSV-1. Herpes goes through unpredictable active and inactive phases.
Can an STD kill you?
Having an STD may weaken the immune system, leaving you more vulnerable to other infections. Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a complication of gonorrhea and chlamydia that can leave women unable to have children. It can even kill you.