Mycoplasma infection

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What is mycoplasma infection?

Mycoplasma infection is caused by the mycoplasma bacteria, it is unique in that it has no cell wall, making it immune to some antibiotics. It is known to cause respiratory and genitourinary infections. Typical symptoms include malaise, aches and pain, fever, cough, headache, congestion,and earache.

Common symptoms reported by people with mycoplasma infection

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with mycoplasma infection

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Minocin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
mycoplasma infection (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Bee Pollen)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Artemisinin)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
mycoplasma infection (1)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zithromax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
mycoplasma infection (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Biaxin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
mycoplasma infection (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)

Data from patients with mycoplasma infection, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with mycoplasma infection

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Minocin)
Perceived effectiveness
for mycoplasma infection (1 evaluation)
Side effects
hyperpigmentation (skin darkening)
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
mycoplasma infection (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Bee Pollen)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Artemisinin)
Perceived effectiveness
for mycoplasma infection (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
mycoplasma infection (1)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zithromax)
Perceived effectiveness
for mycoplasma infection (1 evaluation)
Side effects
yeast infection (candida)
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
mycoplasma infection (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Biaxin)
Perceived effectiveness
for mycoplasma infection (1 evaluation)
Side effects
metallic taste in mouth nausea
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
mycoplasma infection (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
sedation
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with mycoplasma infection, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has mycoplasma infection on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 4
20s 2
30s 9
40s 7
50s 5
60s 3
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 3
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

77% Female
23% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 18
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from mycoplasma infection patients who have completed their condition history
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