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Diseases Caused By Ureaplasma Urealyticum
Maybe miscarriages: Ureaplasma & mycoplasma hominis have been implicated in single miscarriages or recurrent pregnancy losses. The studies are not high quality, but it's relatively cheap and easy to give a course of antibiotics to women who have had one or more miscarriages, & their partners. Mycoplasma genitalium may be a cause pelvic inflammatory disease (pid). See a rei specialist if ttc without success. ...Read more
GU Bacteria: Ureaplasma is a common bacteria found in the genitourinary system. Sometimes it causes infections and sometimes it doesn't and we don't know why. Not all tests will diagnose it and sometimes it's unfairly blamed for certain diseases. It should only be treated with antibiotics if it's causing a serious issue that isn't being caused by some other bug. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
GU Bacteria: Ureaplasma is a common bacteria found in the genitourinary system. Sometimes it causes infections and sometimes it doesn't and we don't know why. Not all tests will diagnose it and sometimes it's unfairly blamed for certain diseases. It should only be treated with antibiotics if it's causing a serious issue that isn't being caused by some other bug. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not at all, usually: All Ureaplasma parvum and most strains of U urealyticum are normal genital tract bacteria, present in the vagina or male urinary tract in at least 50% of healthy persons. UU sometimes causes nongonococcal/nonspecific urethritis in men (NGU, NSU) in men, but no health problems in women are known. Your nearest NHS GUM clinic would be an excellent source for additional information. ...Read more
Here are some ...: I have never read articles or heard discussion specifically related with this question, and there has been no known scientific studies designed and conducted specifically to address this concern. Fact: Bacteria are everywhere and we have to cope with them by exercising the best possible precaution and enhancing immune defense ability with low-risk healthy lifestyle. So, commonsense will answer.... ...Read more
Here are some ...: Known to us, in a sense, ureaplasm urealyticum is an oppportunistic organism, which may exist in genital tract without symptoms. For your condition, just live on with no practical need to worry and drive self crazy. In fact, we all have to fight against the invisible war with all surrounding . environmental micro-orqnisms with natural bariers (skin/mucosa) and personal immune defense (humoral) ... ...Read more
Please explain what it means for ureaplasma urealyticum test's result being positive but reference range being negative?
"+" test results: Reference range "-" means that the test should return negative. A "+" assay means that you have tested "+" for the disease - you have been exposed and demonstrate Ureaplasma..... ...Read more
No link: Ureaplasma parvum and most strains of U urealyticum are normal genital tract bacteria, present in the vagina or male urinary tract in at least 50% of healthy persons. UU sometimes causes nongonococcal/nonspecific urethritis in men (NGU, NSU), but no health problems in women are known. There is no link with HIV. Your nearest NHS GUM clinic is an excellent source for additional information. ...Read more
Terrible in infants: If not treated transferred to sexual parter.If pregnant organism crosses placenta and infects infant, causing prematurely with lung disease and development of chronic lung disease and other complications with delivery of infant usually at 25-29 weeks of gestation. In females chronic uti, infertility, kidney infection. In male prostatitis, urethritis, epididimitis.In both renal infection, arthritis. ...Read more
Yes: Testing must be confirmed and if so, it can be treated. ...Read more
What do these results mean? Ureaplasma urealyticum test result is positive but reference range is negative?
Reference range: The results mean that the lab found ureaplasma in the sample provided to them from the patient (You.) The reference range means that in a population of normal people the result is negative, or not detected. Get the follow-up and treatment to take care of this. ...Read more
Which is better for treating Trich, mycoplasma genit and hominis, ureaplasma urealyticum. Doxycycline or Azithromycin?
Common: Ureaplasma are type or organism commonly found in the genital area of sexually active men and women. They usually do not cause serious illness in healthy people. Most often they cause urethritis, which responds well to antibiotic treatment. They can cause serious illness in people who have antibody deficiency. ...Read more
Fair number: Cause of one of less common stds. Can also cause urethrorrhagia in boys + young men. This is a mild form of posterior urethritis. Lab. Cultures are very pricey and ureaplasma organisms are very difficult to grow. Urethrorragia causes mild stinging upon urination plus mildly bloody urine at the end of voiding. Also drops of blood at the urethral opening + on underpants. Treated with erythromycin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I be tested for Trich, mycoplasma genit and hominis, ureaplasma urealyticum? Clear of Chlam and Gon but have SX of PID.
Yes: Trichomonas can be seen under the microscope in the doctors office in a sample of vaginal discharge. It is a bacterium with a flagellum that swims around. There are tests for mycoplasma and ureaplasma but they are very specialized and not usually available at a standard doctor's office. Its actually easier to treat them empirically rather than test for them. Best wishes! ...Read more
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