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Do you need to treat ureaplasma?

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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Dr. Brian Nguyen
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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

Antibiotics appropriate.

In brief: Yes

Antibiotics appropriate.
Dr. Kenneth Smith
Dr. Kenneth Smith
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