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is fever a symptom of mycoplasma infection

A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
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
53 years experience Infectious Disease
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
25 years experience Pediatrics
Infection breastfeeding: Not through your breast milk but discuss your infection with your baby's doctor to be sure transmission can not occur.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Consult : Consider a virtual consultation with Healthtap. You may consider discussing a course of antibiotics to treat the infection. Your shortness of breath a ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt/workup: Her low hemoglobin can be further investigated, with the number of red blood cells, white cells and platelets. Your physician may order a lead test a ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yuri Maricich
14 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saul Hymes
15 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
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 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Not reliable: Doxycycline (Doxylag and other brands) sometimes works against M. genitalium but is not reliable. However, doxy is one of the best treatments for nong ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Majzun
14 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not likely: Bacterial infections such as you describe do not usually result in interstitial lung diseases. If you had some fairly abnormal chest xray or ct scan ... Read More
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