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What do chlamydia and mycoplasma positive tests mean?

What do chlamydia and mycoplasma positive tests mean? Chlamydia and mycoplasma are two pathogens, mycoplasma is smaller in the two. Mainly, they can cause urogenital infections. Plus, chlamydia can give rise to diseases such as trachoma, pneumonia and psittacosis. In fact, chlamydia and mycoplasma can both grow in human body, which can infect genitourinary system.However, each of them can be isolated. Clinically, chlamydia and mycoplasma are in a same category. 

Positive chlamydia 
Chlamydia can long exist in the body and spread widely. Under certain conditions, it can lead to urinary tract infections. In addition, when it develops with other pathogens such as neisseria gonorrhoeae, more serious condition or complications can occur. 
Chlamydia infection is the most common STD in human. This infection occurs more frequently and commonly than gonorrhea, syphilis, AIDS or viral herpes. However, it is easy to be treated. It is said that in twenty people who have sex life, a person can have chlamydia infection, but less attention was paid by public. From the report of chlamydia infection patients, it is really a disease worrying us very much, especially for men who do not accept treatment.  
When a man was tested positive with chlamydia infection, he had have chlamydial urethritis, which is also called non-gonococcal urethritis. Usually, it is a non-acute suppurative inflammatory disease of the urethral mucosa caused by chlamydia infection. Incubation period of chlamydia infection is about one to three weeks, which is longer than that of gonorrhea. Patients can suffer apparent discomfort, tingling, burning in urethra or frequent urination, urinary urgency or dysuria.  
Positive mycoplasma
Mycoplasma is the smallest living creature which can live free in the world, also it is the smallest prokaryotic cells. It is bigger than virus but smaller than bacteria. Prominent feature of mycoplasma is that it has no cell wall. Therefore, it is soft and various in shapes. 
According to statistics, there are about eighty kinds of mycoplasma. Most concerned mycoplasma are mycoplasma pneumoniae (MP) mycoplasma hominis (MH), ureaplasma urealyticum (UU) and mycoplasma genitalium ( MG), etc. Generally, MP can lead to pneumonia and the other three can brings about genitourinary tract infections.  
Symptoms of chlamydia and mycoplasma
When patients are infected with chlamydia and mycoplasma in genitourinary system, specific symptoms are multiple such as swelling, itching, burning, thin secretions or dysuria. In men, it is reflected as non-gonococcal urethritis, while in women, it is reflected as non-gonococcal urogenital tract infection. 
When you are diagnosed with chlamydia infection or mycoplasma infection, you ought to know that a lot of complications and hazards can come along. If left untreated, these diseases can develop to server conditions. Dr.Lee suggest suffers consult professional doctors when they are tested positive.  

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