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What is the definition or description of: mycoplasma genitalium?

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Dr. Osbert Fernandez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Mycoplasma : Mycoplasma genitalium is a bacteria that is associated with cervicitis and urethritis (inflammation of the cervix and urethra).
Dr. Chadi Haddad
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Also urea plasm can cause preterm birth and pprom
Feb 2, 2013
Dr. Herb Coussons
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
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.

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