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Mycoplasma contagious

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Yes: Like any infection it can be contagious during incubation period.
Dr. Marcelo Laufer
Pediatric Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Yes but........: It is difficult to say when the incubation period started. Mycoplasma is commonly diagnosed with a blood test. The problem with the blood test called ... Read More

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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 61 years experience
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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Schuster
Urogynecology 32 years experience
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 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine 14 years experience
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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Aklanswered
Infectious Disease 31 years experience
Yes: It is easily treated with antibotics.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
Radiology 38 years experience
Shortness of breath: Fever ask your doctor. Cough pleuritic pain look these up.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Schuster
Urogynecology 32 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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Pulmonary Critical Care 36 years experience
Check with your doc: It depends all underlying reasons and comorbidities. Check with your doc.

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