Street Name: M Genitalium


Men: Men may have NO symptoms; stinging or burning when passing urine; discharge from the penis.

Women: May cause NO symptoms in women; or pain in the pelvic area, pain or bleeding during sexual intercourse, abdominal pain, and abnormal vaginal discharge or stinging or burning when passing urine.

Treatment/ Relief: Treatment consist of antibiotics. The most effective is Macrolides which has an 84% chance of proper relief.

How you get it: M genitalium can be transmitted by vaginal and anal sex, and probably also through oral sex.

What should you know: To allow the antibiotics time to work you should not have sex or you should use condoms for one week after finishing treatment.

How does this impact pregnancy? The impacts on pregnancy have yet to be determined.