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Mycoplasma contagious

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Yes: Like any infection it can be contagious during incubation period.
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Dr. Marcelo Laufer
Pediatrics - Infectious Disease 33 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 62 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
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Schuster
Urogynecology 33 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
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
family medicine 15 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
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Aklanswered
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Yes: It is easily treated with antibotics.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 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
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
Radiology 39 years experience
Shortness of breath: Fever ask your doctor. Cough pleuritic pain look these up.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Schuster
Urogynecology 33 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
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Aklanswered
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
ABx: It is easily treated with an antibiotic.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
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Pediatric Pulmonology 23 years experience
Yes: Mycoplasma pneumonia is quite common in humans... (if that is what you mean).
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