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Mycoplasma Genitalium

How Do I Prevent Mycoplasma Genitalium?

Mycoplasma genitalium, also known as MG or M. genitalium, is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) causing inflammation of the urethra or urethritis and can lead to pain and discharge when urinating. MG affects both men and women and can be treated with antibiotics. Prevention Being regularly tested for STIs is…

What Is the Treatment for Mycoplasma Genitalium?

The treatment of mycoplasma genitalium is a course of antibiotics prescribed by your primary care physician. Along with antibiotics, recommendations concerning sexual activity will enable you to manage your infection and reduce the risk of transmitting or contracting MG. Medication Antibiotics are used to treat MG. The dosage and duration…

What Is Mycoplasma Genitalium?

Mycoplasma genitalium, also known as MG or M. genitalium, is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) causing inflammation of the urethra or urethritis and can lead to pain and discharge when urinating. Though MG predominately affects men, women are also susceptible to this bacterial infection. MG is hard to diagnose and…

What Are the Symptoms of Mycoplasma Genitalium?

Mycoplasma genitalium (MG) often does not have symptoms and is therefore hard to diagnose. When symptoms of MG are observed, they present very differently, depending on your sex. Burning during urination is the only symptom of MG that women and men have in common. Symptoms in Women The primary MG…

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