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Doctor insights on: Mycoplasma Genitalia

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How common is it to get genital mycoplasma?

Common: Colonization with mycoplasma is very common. Whether it causes disease is not entirely clear and somewhat controversial. ...Read more

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How common genital mycoplasmas in men and what is the symptoms?How to diagnose it?

How common genital mycoplasmas in men and what is the symptoms?How to diagnose it?

Very common : Certain species of mycoplasma are commonly found in & around genitalia of sexually experienced males & females as part of the natural flora. It can infect when they can. Diagnosis is generally made urine culture and clinical grounds. It commonly co-occurs with chlamydia or other bacterial std's. Concurrent treatment of both with antibiotics is the rule. ...Read more

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I have genital mycoplasma and took doxycyclone but its still there. What can I do?

I have genital mycoplasma and took doxycyclone but its still there. What can I do?

Azithromycin instead: If you do indeed have an infection with mycoplasma genitalium, a better choice for antibiotic therapy would be Azithromycin (macrolide antibiotic). Your doctor can tell you more about this. ...Read more

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Mycoplasma ferventes can it be cured?

Mycoplasma ferventes can it be cured?

Unclear: I'm not sure if you are referring to mycoplasma fermentans or not. There is the thought that it has a role in gulf war syndrome, chronic fatigue syndrome, and "chronic" lyme disease, but treatments like months and months of IV antibiotics, i'd imagine, would fall outside of mainstream medical care. I'd defer, however, to my infectious disease colleagues to see if they can add any thoughts. ...Read more

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Whats mycoplasma genitalium?

Whats mycoplasma genitalium?

NGNCU: Mycoplasma genitalium can cause inflammation of the urethra (urethritis) not resulting from gonococcus or chlamydia. This is known as nongonococcal nonchlamydial urethritis (ngncu). It can also cause infection of the female genitourinary tract (cervicitis, endometritis, and pelvic inflammatory disease). Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is mycoplasma genitalium painful?

Is mycoplasma genitalium painful?

Maybe: Various symptoms of infection: some to none. Urethritis (men) discharge (both) burning while urinating (both) arthritis/reactive arthritis (mostly men) vaginal itching (women) pain during intercourse (women) it is associated with BV and possible pid with subsequent infertility in chronic infections. Check with your doc and get treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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What do you recommend for mycoplasma genitalium?

What do you recommend for mycoplasma genitalium?

Treatment: Center for disease control recommends azithromicin 1 gram or doxicicline.Your doctor should know all this and be able to call in for you the drug.Hope it helps. ...Read more

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What can I do so mycoplasma enters the spinal fluid?

What can I do so mycoplasma enters the spinal fluid?

Mycoplasma: Once mycoplasma invades the body it will spread by blood stream to the central nervous system. ...Read more