Jolly’s Pharmacy Health Vibes Host cautions against unprotected sex to avoid exposure to Mycoplasma Genitalium. First reported in 1981, Mycoplasma Genitalium aka M. Genitaliumis a small pathogenic bacterium that lives on the ciliated epithelial cells of the urinary and genital tracts in humans. Mycoplasma Genitalium can cause significant morbidity in men and women, and is a co-factor in HIV transmission.
The pathogen is transmitted sexually and is often asymptomatic however it is linked to be the cause of inflammation in the urethra (urethritis) both in men and women, cervicitis and pelvic inflammatory diseases, including endometritis and infertility in women.Host of Q95’s Health Vibes CarltonLanquedoc says although asymptomatic Mycoplasma Genitalium is treatable with a five-day course of antibiotics. He cautioned against unprotected sexual activity promoting the use of Condoms in order to avoid exposure to STIs.
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