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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Not necessarily: It might or might not. If no symptoms like urethral discharge or uncomfortable urination, LE is even more likely to be negative. But MG generally isn' ... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Difficult to grow: These organisms are difficult to grow, therefore a negative culture does not rule out infection. You may ask your doctor for a molecular test.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
No risk, no worry: You keep asking about urine exposure and STDs. First, Ureaplasma and most types of Mycoplasma are normal bacteria in the genital tract, not STDs; they ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Infinitessimal: The PCR urine test for mycoplasma infection is quite sensitive. If your test is consistently negative, then you do not have this infection.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience in Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Prostatitis: Staph species can cause prostatitis but they are rare. If you are having symptoms consistent with prostate infection and your urine is positive for S ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
See below: Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection causes varied symptoms and a person may have no symptoms at all. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/ ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience in Infectious Disease
See below: A positive mycoplasma igm antibody would indicate a recent infection with this organism. If the igm antibody is negative and the mycoplasma igg antibo ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: Coagulase negative staphylococcus species are normal inhabitants of everyone's skin. A bladder infection with these bacteria is not contageous.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Yes: You might have mild chronic prostatitis. It may be difficult to treat and will probably remain mild. Ask your physician for guidance.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Rayson
28 years experience in Pathology
Possible UTI: The organism you described is a skin contaminant and is not considered a pathological bacteria it is not the bacteria that has given you a bladder inf ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Willam Lau
9 years experience in Infectious Disease
Probably yes: The gram stain of the vaginal swab does not suggest an infecting organism. No trichomonas is good.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
11 years experience in Family Medicine
UTI: It looks like a urinary tract infection, to me. And, by the looks of the WBCs, it may be moving towards a kidney infection. You should see your doct ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
37 years experience in Urology
Urine dipstick: Usually not accurate enough!
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Not likely: Bacteria are part of the contents of the vaginal barrel. When infection is present due to bacteria there are usually large numbers of leucocytes and ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Feras Abdul khalek
13 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
See below : We usually do not treat positive urine cultures unless the person has urinary symptoms such as burning while urinating, urinating much more than often ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
UTI: When you have urinary tract infection it is usually with gram-negative bacilli like e. Coli and they are present in >100, 00 orgs/ml. Multiple orga ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience in Internal Medicine
Probably: An acute HIV infection can manifest itself with flu like syndrome, rash and a positve p24 antigen and negative elisa( IG antibody test) it can take ab ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Normal bacteria: It's normal to have U. urealyticum in the genital tract. Once in a while it causes nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) in men, but generally harmless both ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Local yeast infection: some time local yeast infection may cause anal and/or vaginal itching. Monistate local cream application may help. If there is high leukocyte count ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Not unless tested: For the particular agent. Routine urine and semen examinations are not designed to detect HIV or other stds. Urine culture will pick up bacterial infe ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Contaminant: Infection is when pathogens (bacteria for example) invade your tissues. This almost always produces signs which include redness, swelling, warmth and ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
33 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: If you do not have symptoms of uti, don't worry.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Skin contmaination: Coag negative staph on urine culture is not of pathological significance.
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