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what is the definition or description of: mycoplasma genitalium?

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Dr. Osbert Fernandez
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mycoplasma : Mycoplasma genitalium is a bacteria that is associated with cervicitis and urethritis (inflammation of the cervix and urethra).
Answered on Mar 14, 2016
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Dr. Chadi Haddad
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Also urea plasm can cause preterm birth and pprom
Feb 2, 2013
Dr. Herb Coussons
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bacterial infection: Mycoplasma genitalium is a bacterial infection that is sexually transmitted. It may cause symptoms like burning urination, cervical inflammation and discharge. It also has been linked to infertility and miscarriage. It may also cause pid. It is detected by an exam and culture. It is treated with antibiotics such as zithromax.
Answered on Mar 14, 2014
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