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someone i know diagnosed with urethritis 3 days ago., what to do?

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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Once diagnosed, I assumed Rx for it began. If so, complete the prescribed antibiotics, see how the related symptoms may evolve and resolve, and return to be checked and followed with more counseling. Also, watch if the Dx is based on opinion from Hx or on Hx + evidence from testing. Besides, sex partner should be treated and followed if STD is suspected; as well, voiding irritation alone is not..

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A 42-year-old member asked:

Boyfriend diagnosed with urethritis 3 days ago, what to do?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
STD, need exam & Rx: There are three main kinds of urethritis in men: gonorrhea, chlamydia, and nongonococcal urethritis. All of these are sexually transmitted. Therefore, you have been exposed to one of these STDs. Depending on your own sexual exposure, might be the source of his infection. The important thing is that you also need antibiotic treatment. See your doctor ASAP for testing and treatment. Good luck!

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