Mycoplasma infection can be silent and some people with the infection may not have any symptoms.
Symptoms in women
- Unusual vaginal discharge
- Bleeding between periods
- Bleeding after sexual intercourse
- Pain during sexual intercourse
- Lower abdominal/pelvic pain
Untreated mycoplasma in women can cause pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).
Symptoms in men
- Discharge from the penis
- Burning pain or irritation when urinating
- Pain and inflammation of the testicles
Untreated mycoplasma in men can lead to pain and infection of the testicles.
Our Mycoplasma Test
Our Mycoplasma Test is part of the Complete 11 STI Test. This is a comprehensive test which checks for 11 of the most commonly transmitted STIs, the test covers more infections than a doctor's office. This test requires a urine sample and a finger prick blood sample.
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Treatment of mycoplasma
Mycoplasma is treated with a course of antibiotics. If a person tests positive for mycoplasma, we can provide a prescription for the appropriate antibiotics. A person with mycoplasma must abstain from sexual intercourse until the infection has cleared. Any sexual contacts who may have been exposed to the infection should be advised to get tested.