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Does the infection of ureaplasma urealyticum have any sequela?

Does the infection of ureaplasma urealyticum have any sequela?

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

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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How common is it for somebody to get ureaplasma urealyticum infection?

How common is it for somebody to get ureaplasma urealyticum infection?

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

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Do lots of people get ureaplasma urealyticum infection, or is it unusual?

Do lots of people get ureaplasma urealyticum infection, or is it unusual?

Unusual infection: 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 more

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What is the definition or description of: Ureaplasma urealyticum infection?

What is the definition or description of: Ureaplasma urealyticum infection?

Here are some...: It is commonly found bacteria in lower GU tract of sexually active adult men and women, the most common cause of nongonococcal/nonchlamydial urethritis, sexually transmitted, and may be treated with doxycyline or azithromycin. It may cause chorioamnionitis, septic arthritis, chronic prostatitis, epididymitis. Always treat and follow all partners. It may be passed to offspring at birth. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with ureaplasma urealyticum infection?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with ureaplasma urealyticum infection?

Some do: Ureaplasma is a fairly common bacteria that resides n the genital tract and can cause symptoms that feel like a urinary tract infection. It may be associated with infertility or certain infections during pregnancy but the data is not conclusive on those issues. ...Read more

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Could I get Ureaplasma Urealyticum infection in my throat if I gave oral sex to someone who had it? Is this scary? Worried I may have gotten yrs ago!

Normal bacteria: It is normal to have U. urealyticum in the genital tract. It rarely causes symptoms or disease of any kind; half of all healthy young adults have it. Oral infection has not been studied. It probably is rare and anyway probably wouldn't cause any problems. This is nothing to be worried about. ...Read more

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Does ureaplasma urealyticum infection show up on a urine culture or a pcr std urine test? I had two urine cultures and three std urine tests.

Does ureaplasma urealyticum infection show up on a urine culture or a pcr std urine test? I had two urine cultures and three std urine tests.

Normal bacteria: It's normal to have U. urealyticum in the genital tract. Once in a while it causes nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) in men, but generally harmless both in men and their sex partners. UU doesn't show up on routine tests; testing is rarely needed except in special circumstances. So nothing to worry about, especially if no symptoms. If in doubt, see an STD or infectious diseases expert. Good luck! ...Read more

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If my Ureaplasma urealyticum is high, does it mean infection?

Asymptomatic....: Testing positive without its related symptoms denotes having contracted such without developing its related disease. Do you need treating it? That will depend on a detailed history of STDs in you and potential partners. How to Handle Sickness? Go to articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. More? Welcome to contact me as needed via www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in ...Read more

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Had surgery 9/2 for ectopic preg, unknowingly had ureaplasma urealyticum and PID during. Am I at risk for sepsis infection now? Just found out 9/26

PID: Are you under treatment for the infection? Ureaplasma does not cause PID; it does usually affect the bladder. Your PID was most likely due to another organism, and it is always wise to treat it, even if there are no symptoms. If you have a healthy immune system, the chance of sepsis is remote. It is best to eradicate the urea-plasma, and diagnose and treat the offending organism of the PID. ...Read more

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Hi, I would to know is ureaplasma urealyticum/parvum cause by herpes.

Hi, I would to know is ureaplasma urealyticum/parvum cause by herpes.

No: Herpes is caused by a virus, whereas ureaplasma is another type of organism. They can certainly be transmitted through sexual contact however and treatment is different for both issues. Both partners need to be screened and treated ...Read more

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Can I be reinfected with ureaplasma urealyticum even if my partner's test comes up negative?

Can I be reinfected with ureaplasma urealyticum even if my partner's test comes up negative?

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

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I have Ureaplasma urealyticum. How do you know if you should treat it? I am showing no symptoms.

I have Ureaplasma urealyticum. How do you know if you should treat it? I am showing no symptoms.

No treatment needed: Ureaplasma urealyticum is normal in the genital tract (at any time, up to 50% of all people have it). In absence of symptoms, no treatment is necessary (and there really is no point in even testing for it). UU is an occasional cause of nongonococcal urethritis (NGU), but chlamydia and other things cause most cases. NGU needs treatment but asymtomatic UU does not. ...Read more

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Please help! What is that ureaplasma urealyticum?

Please help! What is that ureaplasma urealyticum?

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 more

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Hi, I would like to know can ureaplasma urealyticum/parvum affect the body?

Hi, I would like to know can ureaplasma urealyticum/parvum affect the body?

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

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Is ureaplasma urealyticum/parvum linked to hiv.

Is ureaplasma urealyticum/parvum linked to hiv.

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

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What do these results mean? Ureaplasma urealyticum test result is positive but reference range is negative?

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

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