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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Like any infection it can be contagious during incubation period.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Prostatitis: only 30% of the cases are due to infection .the rest have no known cause and no known cure. Sometimes drugs that reduce prostate size or those that r ... Read More
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Dr. Mitchell Schuster
31 years experience Urogynecology
No and yes: Yes, it's true a lot of people are unknowingly infected with ureaplsma but no, it requires intimate contact for transmission so the toilet seat should ... Read More
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Unclear: I'm not sure if you are referring to mycoplasma fermentans or not. There is the thought that it has a role in gulf war syndrome, chronic fatigue synd ... Read More
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Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: It is easily treated with antibotics.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No need, no worries: Mycoplasma hominis is an entirely normal bacteria in the genital tract, present commonly in healthy people. Testing for M hominis is rarely necessary, ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Shortness of breath: Fever ask your doctor. Cough pleuritic pain look these up.
A 53-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 member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Several kinds: There are a few kinds of Mycoplasma. M. pneumoniae causes bronchitis and pneumonia, usually not very serious. M. hominis is a normal bacteria in the g ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Check with your doc: It depends all underlying reasons and comorbidities. Check with your doc.
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