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Several kinds: There are a few kinds of Mycoplasma. M. pneumoniae causes bronchitis and pneumonia, usually not very serious. M. hominis is a normal bacteria in the genital tract. M. genitalium, also in the genital tract, is sexually transmitted and causes the STD nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) in men and maybe cervical and tubal infection in women. But even this is not known to have any serious long term effect. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
STD is also known as Sexually transmitted disease. This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more
No need, no worries: Mycoplasma hominis is an entirely normal bacteria in the genital tract, present commonly in entirely healthy people. There is almost never a good reason to test for it and no need for treatment, including the sex partners of people with positive tests. If you or a partner has the STD nongonococcal urethritis (NGU), MH is not the cause, but it still needs treatment -- also his sex partner(s). ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Yes. : No medical test is 100%. There are always false positives and false negatives. For example, if i go out to your front lawn and randomly pull up one clump of grass and find no weeds in that clump, can i say that you have no weeds in your entire front lawn? Get tested again if you still have symptoms. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Absolutely!: From serious, HIV to hep c, to less serious, but important long term consequences-chlamydia, mycoplasma. Absolutely. Although men know they have gonorrhea immediately, women can harbor it for months without symptoms. So the broad answer is a qualified yes! ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Is all forms of NSU consider a STD or is that just if it is caused by chlamdyia etc?Since I passed two STD tests meaning I'm clean can I pass it on?
NSU is an STD: Nonspecific urethritis (NSU), the usual name in many countries, is the same as nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) as its usually called in No. America. It's an STD, with maybe a few exceptions. Chlamydia causes about one third of cases; the rest have other or unknown causes. Even with negative STD tests, you may be able to infect partners. You need to be treated and so do they. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Possibly: Some of the organisms that cause epididymitis can be acquired sexually. But not all cases are sexually transmitted, in fact in younger boys most are not. Most causes of acute epididymitis are postinflammatory (after a viral infection). Gonorrhea and mycoplasma are two sexually transmitted causes in adults. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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