A 42-year-old male asked:
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can anal sex with wife cause ngu. all std neg. azithromycin, doxy, and cipro (ciprofloxacin) not cure. enterococcus found in semen. can that be the cause?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Many species of enterococcus are quite resistant to antibiotics. Anal sex without a condom will expose you to thousands of germs common to the digestive tract and when they enter and travel through your penile urethra they can cause infections.
Answered on Apr 18, 2016
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