A 42-year-old male asked:
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ngu from oral sex. treated with doxycycline, 1g aiztrthmycin and 28 days cipro (ciprofloxacin). still have symptoms. all std neg. worried it wont go. other cause?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Not an infection: Many mysteries about NGU from oral sex, but often not true urethritis and not due to bacteria caught from partner. Whatever the original cause, persisting symptoms now despite all those antibiotics is proof that they are not due to infection. Some men just have persistent symptoms, but it's not harmful for affected men or their partners. More abts won't help and I doubt need for any further Rx.
Answered on Aug 21, 2015
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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In other words, many men in this situation should stop efforts at diagnosis and just live with the symptoms. Once understood (psychologically as well as intellectually) that nothing serious is wrong and not harmful, symptoms often fade. Also google chronic pelvic pain syndrome, start reading with the excellent Wikipedia article. I'm guessing you'll find similarities to your symptoms.
Aug 21, 2015

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