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Cause of mycoplasma infection

A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
No: The bad breath is not due to prior infection with mycoplasma. You need to be thoroughly examined first by a dentist for gum disease, and then by an E... Read More

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
More info needed: What sort of Mycoplasma infection are you concerned about? Pulmonary (lung) or genital? If genital, probably mycoplasma has nothing to do with it. Var... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Infection breastfeeding: Not through your breast milk but discuss your infection with your baby's doctor to be sure transmission can not occur.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
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Mycoplasma Hominis, : M. Hominis is generally susceptible in vitro to tetracyclines (eg, doxycycline). Fluoroquinolones, such as Ciprofloxacin and moxifloxacin, are usually... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
The mentioned: Infections causes cytopenias and red blood cell destructions but not aware they cause immune deficiency.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Possibleinflammation: After an infection, there may be inflammatory changes in the lung. Please see your physician and discuss pulmonary function testing and a six minute w... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saul Hymes
Pediatric Infectious Disease 15 years experience
Azithromycin: Mycoplasma genitalium is a common genital infection, a cause of non-gonococcal urethritis. It is easily treated with a 5-day course of azithromycin. S... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yuri Maricich
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Yes: Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a relatively common infection, in fact almost 0.5% of americans are diagnosed with it annually. It tends to affect people in ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: Yes IGM will indicate recent infection
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Doubtful: very rare to transmit if taking the appropriate antibiotics.

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