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Mycoplasmosis in pregnancy

If you are pregnant, and you have found mycoplasmosis, do not panic. The disease is curable.

To get rid of this infection will help individually selected by a specialist treatment. And compliance with the rules of prevention of sexually transmitted diseases will allow us to further protect ourselves from mycoplasma.

Mycoplasmosis is an acute infectious disease caused by bacteria of the Mycoplasma class.

Mycoplasma bacteria of the form pneumoniae affect the respiratory system, cause bronchitis, throat diseases and are one of the causes of the occurrence of atypical pneumonia.

Bacteria of genitalium type cause inflammatory diseases of the genitourinary system.

Bacteria Mycoplasma type hominis can cause inflammatory diseases of the urinary system and reproductive organs, as well as being the cause of pyelonephritis.

How is mycoplasmosis infected?

Infection with Mycoplasma pneumoniae occurs by airborne dust. It is worth noting that this infection spreads much more slowly than other respiratory infections. Mycoplasmal pneumonia is most often observed in children 3-4 years old.

Mycoplasma genitalium, although it is much less common than Mycoplasma hominis, but has the same infection routes. Mostly, this is the sexual way (infection occurs when unprotected sexual intercourse).

It is possible that the infection can be transmitted by household means (through hygiene items and personal items bed linen, towels, underwear).

The fourth part of all cases of infection is due to infection from an infected mother during the passage of the child through the birth canal. It is worth noting that boys become infected less frequently than girls.

During pregnancy, mycoplasmosis is detected much more often. This is probably due to changes in the hormonal background and weakening of the immune system.

The opinions of experts on the effects of mycoplasma on the mother’s body and the unborn baby are divided.

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