A 23-year-old female asked:
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is there is a chance my ex (who i wore a condom with) has ureaplasma/mycoplasma, could i also have it? should i get checked and take antibiotics?

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Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Possible but: unlikely. If you have any symptoms including a urinary complaints then I would get checked. Did he put the penis in the vagina prior to sex without the condom? Did you have any oral intercourse/ Then if any of these are true you should be seen by your gyn!
Answered on Dec 5, 2017
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