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Doctor insights on: Ureaplasma And Mycoplasma

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Where in pittsburgh can I get tested and treated for ureaplasma and mycoplasma?

Gynecologist: If you are a woman, any gynecologist that has the ability to do pcr testing can test for those bacteria. Ditherix is one lab available for this specific type of bacteria testing. Often fertility doctors will test for this as part of an infertility evaluation for women. ...Read more

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What other way than sexually is ureaplasma (mycoplasma) contracted?

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Contact: Transmission of ureaplasma is by contact; however, it can lay dormant and not cause symptoms for a prolonged amount of time after acquisition. ...Read more

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Ureaplasma urealyticum and mycoplasma hominis--causes of infertility?

Ureaplasma urealyticum and mycoplasma hominis--causes of infertility?

Maybe miscarriages: Ureaplasma & mycoplasma hominis have been implicated in single miscarriages or recurrent pregnancy losses. The studies are not high quality, but it's relatively cheap and easy to give a course of antibiotics to women who have had one or more miscarriages, & their partners. Mycoplasma genitalium may be a cause pelvic inflammatory disease (pid). See a rei specialist if ttc without success. ...Read more

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Is there is a chance my ex (who I wore a condom with) has ureaplasma/mycoplasma, could I also have it? Should I get checked and take antibiotics?

Is there is a chance my ex (who I wore a condom with) has ureaplasma/mycoplasma, could I also have it? Should I get checked and take antibiotics?

Possible but: Unlikely. If you have any symptoms including a urinary complaints then I would get checked. Did he put the penis in the vagina prior to sex without the condom? Did you have any oral intercourse/ Then if any of these are true you should be seen by your gyn! ...Read more

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If I have mycoplasma/ureaplasma would it show on a normal urine culture? My urologist said my symptoms show I have that but cultures come out negative

If I have mycoplasma/ureaplasma would it show on a normal urine culture? My urologist said my symptoms show I have that but cultures come out negative

Difficult to grow: These organisms are difficult to grow, therefore a negative culture does not rule out infection. You may ask your doctor for a molecular test. ...Read more

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Can I be tested for Trich, mycoplasma genit and hominis, ureaplasma urealyticum? Clear of Chlam and Gon but have SX of PID.

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

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Had a mycoplasma and ureaplasma vaginal swab test done while I was on nitrofurantoin for something unrelated. Can this possibly cause false negative?

Had a mycoplasma and ureaplasma vaginal swab test done while I was on nitrofurantoin for something unrelated. Can this possibly cause false negative?

No: Nitrofurantoin is used almost exclusively for either the treatment or prevention of a lower urinary tract infection (aka bladder infection, cystitis). It has no activity that I am aware of against either mycoplasma or ureaplasma and would therefore not cause a false negative vaginal swab test for these 2 organisms. ...Read more

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What causes prostatitis? All std tests negative. Mycoplasma and ureaplasma tests negative. Urine culture negative. 6 woks cipro (ciprofloxacin) not cured Contagious?

What causes prostatitis? All std tests negative. Mycoplasma and ureaplasma tests negative. Urine culture negative. 6 woks cipro (ciprofloxacin) not cured Contagious?

Prostatitis: Only 30% of the cases are due to infection. The rest have no known cause and no known cure. Sometimes drugs that reduce prostate size or those that reduce the symptoms help. See your urologist. ...Read more

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Is ureaplasma or micoplasma contagious from sitting on a toilet (urine contact) in a public facility, etc. Is it true that many people have ureaplasma and don't even know it?

Is ureaplasma or micoplasma contagious from sitting on a toilet (urine contact) in a public facility, etc. Is it true that many people have ureaplasma and don't even know it?

No and yes: Yes, it's true a lot of people are unknowingly infected with ureaplsma but no, it requires intimate contact for transmission so the toilet seat should not be a problem. The best cure is prevention of transmission so be smart with you selection of intimacy partner. ...Read more

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Is ureaplasma serious?

Not always: Ureaplasma is a common bacteria found in the genitourinary system. Sometimes it causes infections and sometimes it doesn't and we don't know why. Not all tests will diagnose it and sometimes it's unfairly blamed for certain diseases. It should only be treated with antibiotics if it's causing a serious issue that isn't being caused by some other bug. ...Read more

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What is ureaplasma urealyticum?

What is ureaplasma urealyticum?

GU Bacteria: Ureaplasma is a common bacteria found in the genitourinary system. Sometimes it causes infections and sometimes it doesn't and we don't know why. Not all tests will diagnose it and sometimes it's unfairly blamed for certain diseases. It should only be treated with antibiotics if it's causing a serious issue that isn't being caused by some other bug. ...Read more

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Hi, what is ureaplasma urealyticum/parvum.

Hi, what is ureaplasma urealyticum/parvum.

Ureaplasma: That. Is a bacteria found most often within the urethra. It is very difficult to isolate in culture. It is most often trreatable with I course if erythromycin. Symptoms commonly will be frequency, urgency and burning with urination. ...Read more

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Hi, I suffer from reaplasma parvum biovar 1 and ureaplasma ureaticum biovar 2.What are biovars.

Hi, I suffer from reaplasma parvum biovar 1 and ureaplasma ureaticum biovar 2.What are biovars.

Normal bacteria: I doubt you "suffer" from either of these bacteria. Both are entirely normal in the genital tract. "Biovar" is a technical term that doesn't mean anything here. Ureaplasma parvum is the same as biovar 1, and U. urealyticum the same as biovar 2 -- just different names for the same things. They rarely if ever cause symtoms or disease and no treatment is necessary. Don't worry about it. ...Read more

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Can I get ureaplasma from kissing?

Can I get ureaplasma from kissing?

Here are some...: Ureaplasma is known as a bug causing NGU -non-gonorrheal urethritis but with relatively low virulence. For average healthy persons, kissing alone should not cause its related disease as long as there is no breakthrough of natural barriers-skin and mucosa although transmitting bugs from contacting with environments is inevitable. More? Seek counseling timely for current and future concerns. ...Read more

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Could someone get ureaplasma urealyticum by oral sex?

Could someone get ureaplasma urealyticum by oral sex?

Here are some. ..: I have never read articles or heard discussion specifically related with this question, and there has been no known scientific studies designed and conducted specifically to address this concern. Fact: Bacteria are everywhere and we have to cope with them by exercising the best possible precaution and enhancing immune defense ability with low-risk healthy lifestyle. So, commonsense will answer.... ...Read more

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Hi, I would to know is ureaplasma urealyticum/parvum cause by herpes.

Hi, I would to know is ureaplasma urealyticum/parvum cause by herpes.

No: Herpes is caused by a virus, whereas ureaplasma is another type of organism. They can certainly be transmitted through sexual contact however and treatment is different for both issues. Both partners need to be screened and treated ...Read more

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Can I be reinfected with ureaplasma urealyticum even if my partner's test comes up negative?

Here are some. ..: Known to us, in a sense, ureaplasm urealyticum is an oppportunistic organism, which may exist in genital tract without symptoms. For your condition, just live on with no practical need to worry and drive self crazy. In fact, we all have to fight against the invisible war with all surrounding. Environmental micro-orqnisms with natural bariers (skin/mucosa) and personal immune defense (humoral). .. ...Read more