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how do you get mycoplasma

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Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
STD: It is a sexually transmitted disease, just like chlamydia.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
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
37 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Schuster
31 years experience Urogynecology
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
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
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.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saul Hymes
14 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
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
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Common: Colonization with mycoplasma is very common. Whether it causes disease is not entirely clear and somewhat controversial.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
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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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk, no worry: You keep asking about urine exposure and STDs. First, Ureaplasma and most types of Mycoplasma are normal bacteria in the genital tract, not STDs; they ... Read More

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