What's the best treatment to get rid of ureaplasma urealyticum infection?

Depends. If not allergic then I usually recommend Doxycycline a tetracycline based antibiotic or sometimes zithromax as an alternative.

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Do lots of people get ureaplasma urealyticum infection, or is it unusual?

Fair number. Cause of one of less common stds. Can also cause urethrorrhagia in boys + young men. This is a mild form of posterior urethritis. Lab. Cultures are very pricey and ureaplasma organisms are very difficult to grow. Urethrorragia causes mild stinging upon urination plus mildly bloody urine at the end of voiding. Also drops of blood at the urethral opening + on underpants. Treated with erythromycin.
Unusual infection. 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.

How common is it for somebody to get ureaplasma urealyticum infection?

Common. Ureaplasma are type or organism commonly found in the genital area of sexually active men and women. They usually do not cause serious illness in healthy people. Most often they cause urethritis, which responds well to antibiotic treatment. They can cause serious illness in people who have antibody deficiency.

Do doctors see a lot of patients with ureaplasma urealyticum infection?

Some do. Ureaplasma is a fairly common bacteria that resides n the genital tract and can cause symptoms that feel like a urinary tract infection. It may be associated with infertility or certain infections during pregnancy but the data is not conclusive on those issues.

If my Ureaplasma urealyticum is high, does it mean infection?

Asymptomatic.... Testing positive without its related symptoms denotes having contracted such without developing its related disease. Do you need treating it? That will depend on a detailed history of STDs in you and potential partners. How to Handle Sickness? Go to articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. More? Welcome to contact me as needed via www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in.

Does the infection of ureaplasma urealyticum have any sequela?

Terrible in infants. If not treated transferred to sexual parter. If pregnant organism crosses placenta and infects infant, causing prematurely with lung disease and development of chronic lung disease and other complications with delivery of infant usually at 25-29 weeks of gestation. In females chronic uti, infertility, kidney infection. In male prostatitis, urethritis, epididimitis. In both renal infection, arthritis.

Had surgery 9/2 for ectopic preg, unknowingly had ureaplasma urealyticum and PID during. Am I at risk for sepsis infection now? Just found out 9/26

PID. Are you under treatment for the infection? Ureaplasma does not cause PID; it does usually affect the bladder. Your PID was most likely due to another organism, and it is always wise to treat it, even if there are no symptoms. If you have a healthy immune system, the chance of sepsis is remote. It is best to eradicate the urea-plasma, and diagnose and treat the offending organism of the PID.