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Ureaplasma, Mycoplasma and Cervical Cultures by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted Fri 25 Sep 2009 3:34pm As part of the routine fertility evaluation we usually obtain cervical cultures including a test for mycoplasma and ureaplasma. These are bacteria that have essentially no symptoms but may decrease fertility and may also influence the chance of pregnancy loss and even preterm labor and delivery. However, the data is not particularly good and th ... Read on »
More On Mycoplasma by Connie S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 6:14pm It's pretty common knowledge in the Lyme world that most (if not all) Lyme folk suffer not only from borrelia infections, but also babesia, bartonella, and ehrlichia. But did you know that mycoplasma is also found in most (if not all) Lyme patients? I've heard this before, but Dr. Charles Ray Jones, M.D., revered for his reputation of ha ... Read on »
Mycoplasma...The Stealth Pathogen We All Have by Connie S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 10:09pm Most of us Lyme disease sufferers don't think much about mycoplasma. It's one of those odd infections, like Epstein-Barr or Herpes, that we think everyone carries and which we shouldn't worry about, because chances are, Lyme, babs and borrelia are a bigger deal and besides, if we treat the latter, shouldn't our immune system "mop up" these incide ... Read on »
DR SUPER SMARTY PANTS by trust358 Posted Thu 21 Jan 2010 11:08pm it's been another long day. parker has been kept in hospital again graham is staying with him and i have come home because i have to run my IV MEDS! yes, in the midst of all the craziness, i have had to re-start IV treatment. parker will be seen by a neurology doctor tomorrow morning at 9:30am and then sometime between 8am and 12pm h ... Read on »
Chronic Mycoplasmal Infections in Gulf War Veterans’ Children and Autism Patients by Cheryl Patient Expert Posted Sun 05 Jul 2009 9:47pm Click title to link to full study. Garth L. Nicolson, PhD, 1 Paul Berns, MD, 1 Robert Gan, MD, 1 and Jeorg Haier, MD, PhD2 1The Institute for Molecular Medicine, Huntington Beach, California, USA 16371 Gothard Street H Huntington Beach, California 92647 Phone: +1 714 596-6636 Fax: +1 714 596-3791; Email: gnicolson@immed. ... Read on »
Lupus and postponing a Benlysta infusion by Lupus Adventurer Posted Thu 15 Mar 2012 4:31pm Two weeks sick but not from lupus! Two long sick weeks from something that isn’t lupus is two weeks too long!  My doctors both agree I’m still too sick with Bronchitis to have this week’s  Benlysta infusion.  My wise family doctor ‘s hunch made him test for mycoplasma, and he was right.  So, he re-prescribed Cipro , explaining that it k ... Read on »
Raising awareness of Lyme disease by Geoff Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 18 Sep 2008 11:24am 3 Comments Today's featured contributor is Dr. Virginia Sherr, who maintains the site The Human Side of Lyme. Dr. Sherr is a psychiatrist who has experienced Lyme disease first hand over many years, and shares valuable information and resources to get the word out about this ongoing problem. She is particularly concerned about the incidence of undiagno ... Read on »
Sick Ian by suzette Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 6:10pm Today is the 5th day Ian having high fever - can be as high as 40.9 degree. Took paracetamol, sponged him, no use. Doc gave Voren to insert, effective to bring down temperature, but temporary only. On 3rd day/night, I brought him to emergency dept in the midnight of the labour/wesak holidays. Doc took blood sample (worried of dengue). ... Read on »
Do I Dare to Hope? by T Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 4:25pm I had my monthly phone appointment with my doctor yesterday. I spent the afternoon preparing-reviewing my symptoms, going over my labwork, etc...I had a 3 page list of questions. One of them was will I ever be able to return to work. He said yes-that eventually I'll be able to "slowly ease back into work." I jokingly said "I just will never be able ... Read on »
MICROBES, MENTAL ILLNESS & MISDIAGNOSIS: FIND THE CAUSE! by Marjorie Tietjen Posted Sat 05 Jun 2010 5:29am I interact with a doctor's email list which discusses the connections between viruses, bacteria, mold and psychiatric issues. There is a definite connection in many cases. The story below illustrates what can happen to children and adults under our current medical paradigm. Usually the cause of a problem is not sought. The system is designed to d ... Read on »