Causes of Mycoplasma and Chlamydia Infection

Author: Dr. Lee
Time: 2012/2/10 17:25:00

mycoplasma and chlamydia are sexually transmitted diseases. The main causes of mycoplasma and chlamydia include filthy sexual intercourse, poor personal hygiene, using dirty utensils or living goods. Mycoplasma and chlamydia first develop urethra infection, which leads to nongonococcal urethritis. Mycoplasma and chlamydia do great harm to human genitourinary system. Mycoplasma and chlamydia can make urinary and genital organs develop chronic hyperplastic and inflammatory lesions. They can cause male urethritis, prostatitis, epididymitis, impotence, premature ejaculation, and male infertility. Bacteria are spread through sexual intercourse into female reproductive tract, causing female urethritis, cervicitis, endometritis, salpingitis, ovaritis, miscarriage, stillbirth and female infertility.

Clinical manisfestations of mycoplasma and chlamydia infection:
Men with infection of mycoplasma and chlamydia have yellow and cloudy urine, mild redness around the mouth of the urethra, frequent urination, pain and tenderness in the genitals, pain, burning, and itching during urination, or even dysuria. Men with untreated mycoplasma and chlamydia can develop infection of prostate, seminal vesicle and epididymis. The symptoms they have include sore waist, lower abdominal pain, testicular pain, perineal malaise, a lot of people have anal malaise and wet scrotum, and sexual dysfunction. Mycoplasma and chlamydia continue to infect seminal duct, seminal vesicle and testicle, which will affect the quality of sperms and semen and may result in fertility problems. The culture of prostatic fluid and semen shows mycoplasma and chlamydia are positive.

Women with the infection of mycoplasma and chlamydia are also first infected through urethra, which develops urethritis. The symptoms are also utethral irritation such as frequency and urgency of urination etc.. The infection of cervix causes cervicitis. And abnormal vaginal discharge with smell is the main symptom. If urethritis and cervicitis which are infected with mycoplasma and chlamydia are not timely cured, the uterus, pelvis and fallopian tube would be also infected with bacteria, leading to endometritis, pelvic inflammatory disease, salpingitis, ovaritis and the patients would have abnormal vaginal discharge, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, miscarriage, stillbirth and even fertility problems. Therefore, cross infection should be avoided. And good health habit should be developed. Dirty sexual contact mustn't be allowed to prevent the infection of mycoplasma and chlamydia.