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I may have ureaplasma because the last guy I was with got tested and has it, but I can't afford a Gyno bill right now. Are there any at home tricks?

I may have ureaplasma because the last guy I was with got tested and has it, but I can't afford a Gyno bill right now. Are there any at home tricks?

Vagina Posicles: Depending on what state you live (see:http://www.cdc.gov/std/ept/legal/default.htm) a doctor can prescribe for the swexual partner of someone infected with an STD (it's called "expedited patient therapy,"EPT) and I bet even in some other states a doctor would do it for you. "That guy" needs to ask his doctor. Other than that, I've heard about "vagina popsicles," (at jezebel.com) ...Read more

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Infertility = inability to conceive or if a woman under age 35 - not being able to get pregnant after having regular sex for a year without birth control use. For a woman over 35 years old is not being able to get pregnant after having regular ...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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Hi,Is ureaplasma ureaticum/ureaplasma parvum linked to chlamydia or other bacteria's?

Hi,Is ureaplasma ureaticum/ureaplasma parvum linked to chlamydia or other bacteria's?

Bacteria: Ureaplasma urealyticum is a bacterium belonging to the family Mycoplasmataceae. Its type strain is T960. U. urealyticum is part of the normal genital flora of both men and women. It is found in about 70% of sexually active humans. there is no linkage with any other infections but one can have both infections simultaneously. ...Read more

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What is ureaplasma parvum? I been diagnosed with that and I just know is a bacteria there is no much information about it

What is ureaplasma parvum? I been diagnosed with that and I just know is a bacteria there is no much information about it

It's normal: Ureaplasma parvum is one of a group of bacteria called mycopasmas. U. parvum is entirely normal and harmless, commonly found in healthy person's genital tracts. Unless there are symptoms or other signs of genital infection, this doesn't need treatment. STD experts never test for it. ...Read more

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What to do? Having ureaplasma and candida and some other urin bacteria and feeling something between pain and itching in the anal region. Asap

What to do? Having ureaplasma and candida and some other urin bacteria and feeling something between pain and itching in the anal region. Asap

Vaginal discomfort: There could be many causes of your symptoms. Are you taking antibiotics for the infections? If so, you may not be targeting the infection that is causing the symptoms. Call your gynecologist for an appointment for further evaluation - dr. Mchale has moved and my new office number is 702-740-0500! hope to see you soon! ...Read more

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I been diagnosed with ureaplasma parvum and the doctor prescribe me doxycycline 100mg 2 times a day Per 7 days is that enough to kill the bacteria?

I been diagnosed with ureaplasma parvum and the doctor prescribe me doxycycline 100mg 2 times a day Per 7 days is that enough to kill the bacteria?

Should be: Yes. This is the classic medication and medication dose and treatment length for this particular bacteria so you should be fine. If you are still having symptoms when you finish your antibiotics, it is possible you may need further treatment and you should let your doctor know as soon as possible, but this is not common. ...Read more

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Dx'ed with bacterial vaginosis. Not sure how long i've had it. How likely is it to cause infertility?

Unlikely: While theoretically possible, i've never heard of bacterial vaginosis causing infertility. It's very common, so if it did cause infertility, that would be a lot of women affected. Sometimes it can go undiagnosed for a long time. So long as you've treated it now, though, you should be fine. ...Read more

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How long does bacterial vaginosis have to go untreated before it causes serious problems like infertility?

How long does bacterial vaginosis have to go untreated before it causes serious problems like infertility?

Doesn't cause: Bacterial vaginosis (bv) is too many of the 'wrong' bacteria and less of the 'good ones'. It is not a std/sexually transmitted disease, is treatable, and does not cause infertility. If you think you have BV see your ob/gyn for testing and treatment, if needed. S/he can also check for stds like chlamydia, especially if you're under 26. See rei specialist if you're trying to conceive without success. ...Read more

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Can constant uti's cause infertility? Or bacterial vaginosis?

Can constant uti's cause infertility? Or bacterial vaginosis?

UTI&BV Infertility?: Good news is that UTI should not cause infertility or bacterial vaginosis (bv). However, if you are getting recurrent infection then perhaps you are at increased risk for an infection that might affect your fertility. You might also want to have your immune system checked if recurrent infection. See your gynecologist and talk about prevention as well as treatment. ...Read more

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Can bacterial Vaginosis cause infertility? I've had discharge for almost 2 years that i thought was normal, it had an odor but not a foul one. Turns out I have BV. can my ability to have a baby in the future be affected?

Can bacterial Vaginosis cause infertility? I've had discharge for almost 2 years that i thought was normal, it had an odor but not a foul one. Turns out I have BV. can my ability to have a baby in the future be affected?

Very unlikely: there are cases of BV causing PID which can block your fallopian tubes, but even that isn't likely. Many women pregnanct and non pregnant have issues with BV. Its not something I worry about when treating infertility or discussing fertility. ...Read more

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Do you need to treat ureaplasma?

Do you need to treat ureaplasma?

Only sometimes: 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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Please help! what is that ureaplasma urealyticum?

Please help! what is that 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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Is ureaplasma urealyticum/parvum linked to hiv.

Is ureaplasma urealyticum/parvum linked to hiv.

No link: Ureaplasma parvum and most strains of U urealyticum are normal genital tract bacteria, present in the vagina or male urinary tract in at least 50% of healthy persons. UU sometimes causes nongonococcal/nonspecific urethritis in men (NGU, NSU), but no health problems in women are known. There is no link with HIV. Your nearest NHS GUM clinic is an excellent source for additional information. ...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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What does a semen culture check for? Can it see a ureaplasma infection?

What does a semen culture check for? Can it see a ureaplasma infection?

Limited: In my experience and opinion, there is little value to culturing semen. Most cases of prostatitis are diagnosed by history and physical examination. As a urologist, I have not utilized a semen culture for any purpose in 20 years. ...Read more

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What is the recommended dosage of Cipro for treating Ureaplasma in a 31 year old female, weighing 120 lbs?

What is the recommended dosage of Cipro for treating Ureaplasma in a 31 year old female, weighing 120 lbs?

No treatment needed: First, Ureaplasma is a normal bacteria in the genital tract. It does not require treatment at all. In rare cases when treatment is needed, ciprofloxacin is the wrong drug. No dose will be effective. ...Read more

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