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Ureaplasma Urealyticum

What is Ureaplasma Urealyticum?

Ureaplasma Urealyticum is a common bacterial infection that affects up to 70% of sexually active people. It is not considered a widely known STD as it does not show many symptoms and remains undetected for a long time. If it remains untreated then it is likely to cause infertility and non-specific urethritis. It is a highly contagious infection which mostly spreads through sexual contact. It can also be passed on through saliva and infected needles. In some rare cases, the infection can also pass on through coming in contact with the eye and nose secretion of the infected person.

What are the symptoms Ureaplasma Urealyticum?

The majority of people suffering from Ureaplasma Urealyticum do not even realize that they are having this condition. The reason being, this infection remains subtle for quite a long time and therefore they are not noticeable in the initial days. However, people who experience this find them very uncomfortable and disturbing. Some of the common symptoms are an increased urge to urinate, pain when urinating, abnormal discharge from the genitals, inflammation of the genital area, bleeding from the urethra and pain in the lower abdomen. In men, this infection can cause epididymitis, which is inflammation of the tube that transfers sperm from the testes, which can lead to the swelling of the testis. The women may experience severe pelvic pain due to pelvic inflammatory disease.

What causes Ureaplasma Urealyticum?

The main cause of spreading of this bacterial infection is through having unprotected sexual contact, whether vaginal, oral or anal. You can also pick up this infection by the sharing of sex toys as the bacteria gets an ideal surface to attach itself. The infection can also spread through direct contact with needles or blood. If you touch the eye and nose secretions of an infected person then also the infection can get passed on to you.

Is Ureaplasma Urealyticum likely to be dangerous?

If Ureaplasma is left untreated for a long time then it causes many serious complications such as infertility, premature labour, chorioamnionitis, still-births, meningitis and pneumonia. It can also damage your nerves, muscles and joints. It is important to get complete your complete test done after having unprotected sex with a new partner.

Are there any ureaplasma urealyticum treatments available?

The infection of Ureaplasma can be removed from your body with the help of Azithromycin or Doxycycline. You should complete the full course of medication in order to get effective results. Doxycycline attacks the bacteria and prevents it from multiplying and spreading in the body, while Azithromycin prevents the ability of the bacteria to regenerate itself. Doxycycline is available in a 100 mg dosage and should be taken for seven days. Azithromycin comes in 1000 mg strength and should be taken just once to eradicate the bacteria.

Are these ureaplasma urealyticum treatments available online?

Yes, you can easily purchase these medications from any of the registered online clinics after an online consultation with authorized doctor. This consultation is important to determine the suitability of the medication on your body.