Mycoplasma Genitalium (MG)

StreetName: Also known as MGen (bacterial)

You are at risk if…                     Early sexual experience
Multiple partners
Association of sex and alcohol
Partners having multiple partners
1 in 100 adults might have it
Spread:  Direct skin-to-infected skin contact. Can be spread through oral, anal and vaginal sex, mutual masturbation
Signs:  Sometimes no symptoms
Men: watery penile discharge; pain with urination
Women: vaginal discharge; pain with sex; bleeding after sex; bleeding between periods; pain in  pelvic region below belly button
Your future risks:             -inflammation in your urethra (both men and women)
-Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID – female)
-Inflammation in cervix (female)
Now What?! See your health care provider. You should get checked after each new sexual partner. Talk to your partner of past sexual history and exposure.
Prevention: Avoid sexual activity if you are single. Be faithful to one uninfected partner for the rest of your life.