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how do you get mycoplasma genitalium infection?

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Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
STD: It is a sexually transmitted disease, just like chlamydia.
Answered on Mar 22, 2020
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