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Unprotected sex: Since mycoplasma genitalium lives on the lining of the uretra in men and the cervix in women, if one has unprotected sex with an infected partner they are more likely to become infected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 more
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