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Mycoplasma And Chlamydia
If negative tests for bv, chlamydia, mycoplasma, ureaplasma, herpes, syphilis, gonorrea, trichomonas, hiv, what can be causes of cervicitis/urethritis?
Chlamydia infection is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or no symptoms at all. In many patients without symptoms, chlamydial infections can spread upwards into the abdomen and cause serious complications due to scarring. Newborns can acquire chlamydial eye infection from birth ...Read more
Usually no symptoms: They are the most common cause of venereal diseases and are a common cause of muscle and joint pains, they usually have no symptoms. A chronic sore throat, red itchy eyes, light sensitivity, arthritis, headaches; spotting between periods or uterine infections, testicular pain; asthma, premature birth, pregnancy complications, chronic fatigue, muscle pain, coughing, bloody diarrhea, . ...Read more
Does anyone consider bacteria chlamydia pneumoniae and mycoplasma when treating asthma patients? Do you know of a doc in the nyc area? Thanks
Most pulmonologists: Should think of atypical infections when treating asthma - although the notion that these are causes of asthma is out of fashion except in elderly women or asians. Using macrolide antibiotics for patients with bronchiectasis or airway inflammation that is not responsive to inhaled corticosteroids is (but likely for the anti-inflammatory properties of these drugs). Don't have a ny area reference. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mild burn tip of penis after peeing. Chlamydia-GC, Urea/Mycoplasma, Urine culture tests clean. Ciproflox didn't help. Symptoms started after oral sex.
Not an STD: Without urethral discharge, the chance of any STD is very low. STDs rarely cause such burning etc without discharge. Oral sex is particularly low risk, and virtually zero risk for chlamydia or mycoplasma. Any STD you might have had would have shown up with testing, and that it continued despite ciprofloxacin is additional evidence against infection. Almost certainly nothing serious. Maybe anxiety? ...Read more
I had a urinalysis for chlamydia 4 days after a possible exposure. They told me they needed early first stream. Mine wasn't. Will this affect accuracy?
Test preparation: Yes-- getting an old or partly degenerate specimen, especially for a mycoplasma test will decrease the sensitivity. Getting the right test done with a bad specimen is a waste of your time and money. ...Read more
Aside from doxycycline and azithromycin, is there an alternative drug to eradicate chlamydia and m.Gen? Typical dosage?
Moxifloxicin : Moxifloxicin 400 milligram daily for 10 days is an alternative treatment for mycoplasma genitalis. Its off label use and costly discuss with your personal doctor. ...Read more
Slightly irritated cervix, itchy vagina, slight pelvic pain, and sometimes discharge is yellow. Neg for STD and yeast. Past history of chlamydia.Help?
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