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How do you get mycoplasma

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Aklanswered
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
STD: It is a sexually transmitted disease, just like chlamydia.

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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
Family Medicine 25 years experience
What type..: Mycoplasma genitalium can cause a mild form of pelvic and/or cervical infection in women and is sexually transmitted. Usually urethritis is seen in ma... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Tested by Dr.: Please let your doctor examine and send a sample from cervix or vaginal discharge to a lab. You might have no symptoms but their might be discharge, ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Schuster
Urogynecology 33 years experience
Gynecologist: If you are a woman, any gynecologist that has the ability to do pcr testing can test for those bacteria. Ditherix is one lab available for this speci... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Nope: M genitalium is not carried in the oral cavity. Therefore, oral sex isn't a risk; MG is transmitted only by vaginal or anal sex.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saul Hymes
pediatrics - Infectious Disease 16 years experience
Not likely: Mycoplasma genitalium infection has been shown to be transmitted by vaginal, anal, and oral intercourse but to my knowledge has not yet been shown to ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
No treatment needed: Mycoplasma hominis is normal in the genital tract. At any time, half of all people test positive. On rare occasions it contributes to uterus infection... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
STD: Mycoplasma genitalium apparently causes about 20% of cases of non-gonococcal urethritis. Another 30% are caused by chlamydia species. These cases ar... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
Common: Colonization with mycoplasma is very common. Whether it causes disease is not entirely clear and somewhat controversial.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Possible but: unlikely. If you have any symptoms including a urinary complaints then I would get checked. Did he put the penis in the vagina prior to sex without th... Read More
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