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If negative tests for bv, chlamydia, mycoplasma, ureaplasma, herpes, syphilis, gonorrea, trichomonas, hiv, what can be causes of cervicitis/urethritis?
Unlikely : The specific markers for both ailments are very different and when the appropriate tests are done, these are not difficult to separate. If the care provider does not do one of the specific tests, but treats because of symptoms, mistakes could occur. ...Read more
Highly unlikely: It is a sexually transmitted disease.Get a more detailed answer ›
Diagnosed with urethritis but tested negative for UTI and stds. What other possible causes/treatments?
Ureaplasma or viral: Non-specific urethritis (NSU). These organisms are notoriously difficult to identify. Discuss with your Dr., ureaplasma respond to Erythromycin type of antibiotics. Viral urethritis is treated symptomatically. Pyridium (phenazopyridine) can relieve the burning sensation. Probiotics e.g live culture yogurt or lactobacillus may help ...Read more
Can non chlamidial ngu cause pid in female partner. Gonorrhoea, chlamidia, mycoplasma genitalium, ureaplsama , trich all negative. No std found. ?
Probably not: Neither PID nor any other health problem has ever been documented in the sex partners of men with NGU not due to chlamydia or M. genitalium. Does your partner have PID, or are you just worried concerned about it? If the latter, my advice is to not worry. If PID is suspected, she of course should see her doctor or perhaps an NHS GUM clinic. Otherwise nothing need be done. ...Read more
Would vaginal swab for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea pick up a possible Oral Gonorrhea infection. Thanks.
Most probably: Chlamydia and Gonorrhea can be detected in urine, male urethra, female vagina/cervical mucus, rectal/anal and oropharyngeal samples using the more sensitive Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests. Find out if your lab uses these NAAT and if the lab can provide you the appropriate instructions, swabs and transport kits. ...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
Got a vaginal swab done for chlamydia retest. Chlamydia came back negative. But positive for proteus mirabilis. Could that possibly hidden chlamydia?
Chlamydia: There are several means of testing for chlamydia and without knowing what method your doctor used cannot be definitive, but if they used culture (uncommon) proteus mirabilis could interfere. Nucleic acid amplification or hybridazation tests, elisa assays or direct fluorescent antibody testing tests are more common and would not be affected by proteus. ...Read more
Agree w Dr. Alves: Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease from a parasite called trichomonas vaginalis. Most often women become infected by penis to vaginal contact or vaginal to vaginal contact. It reportedly can infect the mouth ; anus but can not survive in those areas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can 1g azithromycin treat anything else other than Clamydia and gonorreah? Treated for suspected PID but have NO positive STI swabs.
See below: Azithromycin 1g: a treatment of choice for urethritis and cervicitis as most of these infections are due to gonorrhea and/or Chlamydia. Same dose also used for Rx of the STD "Chanchroid." PID can be difficult diagnosis to make and cultures not always positive. Pelvic/lower abdominal pain, tenderness on pelvic exam, vaginal discharge, fever usual symptoms. 2 weeks of oral antibiotics in mild cases ...Read more
Vaginal itching and very sore nipples. Tested negative for gonorrhea, chlamydia, trich, bv and yeast. What can it be??
See a doctor/OB: This is highly dependent on where you are in your menstrual cycle and if you have missed any periods. Go to an OB, get a full exam and give all your relevant history. Could be pre-menstrual symptoms or something else if your period is late - pregnancy. But the doctor will help narrow down the possibilities... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer