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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 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 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saul Hymes
14 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 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yuri Maricich
13 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 female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes IGM will indicate recent infection
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Doubtful: very rare to transmit if taking the appropriate antibiotics.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 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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