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A 17-year-old female asked:

Chronic mycoplasma infection. been on minocycline 4 weeks and no improvement at all. also very few side effects. what's going on? what can i do?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
More info needed: What sort of Mycoplasma infection are you concerned about? Pulmonary (lung) or genital? If genital, probably mycoplasma has nothing to do with it. Various mycoplasmas are normal in the genital tract, and a positive test doesn't mean it is the cause of your symptoms. If it were, the minocycline would have taken care of it. Maybe you should see a gyn who subspecializes in infectious diseases.

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