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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
It's still an STD: If you truly have urethritis -- meaning you have abnormal discharge (not just discomfort or pain on urination) AND you have increased white blood cell... Read More
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
In-person Dr. visits: In-person evaluations by one's primary care doctor and one's urologist can help figure out what may be causing the inflammation. Non-infectious causes... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
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Wait and see: Mycoplasma genitalium has been known to show anti-biotic resistance,hence the doxycycline failure.Currently azithromycin is the favoured drug of choic... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Urethritis : Maybe you have the common E coli urinary tract infection which would not be treated by doxycycline, Get a regular culture, sometimes the cultures are... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Yes: If you have urethritis caused by a a sexually transmitted infection, such as gonorrhea, chlamydia, mycoplasma, or ureaplasma, you can give it to someo... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Urethritis? UTI?: You keep asking questions hoping for answers on this forum. That is not possible. You need in person evaluation by an expert. Absence of WBC on urethr... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Residual pain: When any body part is injured or becomes inflamed -- whether from an infection, injury, or other cause -- pain and discomfort sometimes persist. Think... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not that we know of!: Urethritis is often causes by chemical irritation or friction. The urethra is so close to the vagina that it can be injured easily. Also, If urine is... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Not possible, but...: STDs don't travel through the body. Infection occurs only at exposed sites, so there's no way you can get a genital infection from such an exposure. H... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Lindquist
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Many causes: to Urethritis. It literally means "inflammation of the urethra" and while most of the causes are infections (STD's) you can get chemical irritation ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Urethritis (especially in a young male) is generally a sexually transmitted disease, fundamentally different from a urinary tract infection. Find a di... Read More

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