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Causes Of Urethritis In Women
26 y/o female diagnosed w/urethritis, negative urine test, neg STD tests, no birth control pills. What could cause this? Already taken Zithromax.
Urethritis causes: Include viral infections in addition to bacterial, but may also include Injury and sensitivity to the chemicals used in spermicides or contraceptive jellies, creams, or foams, and sometimes dietary chemicals. Avoid excessive holding of urine and drinking dye free liquids until urine is very light colored may be helpful. Read more
Yes: Nonspecific urethritis (NSU), also called nongonococcal urethritis (NGU), is diagnosed only in men. Chlamydia causes about one third of cases, and female partners of infected men are treated with drugs that will cure chlamydia, usually azithromycin or doxycycline. If no chlamydia, most women have nothing obviously wrong, but treatment is recommended to prevent problems and reinfection of partners. Read more
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. However, your throat can be infected by some causes of urethritis, especially gonorrhea. Both you and your partner should be avoiding sex entirely, oral or otherwise, until you both have been treated for this STD. You need both testing and treatment. Read more
Yes.: Any trauma to the urethra can cause clear or bloody discharge. Inflammation of the urethra, or urethritis, can cause a mucus like discharge to occur. If you are experiencing urethral discharge, or urinary symptoms such as pain, burning, or difficult urination, see your primary care physician. Read more
Yes: An allergy to either the lube of a condom can cause it but other infectious causes need to be ruled out also. Read more
What is the medication of choice in the treatment of urethritis caused by staphylococcus species?
Antibiotics: Antibiotics.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can urethritis cause an overactive bladder? What is the difference between overactive bladder and bladder spasms?
Here are some. ..: Urethritis may incite a premature urge to void so the patient may void oftener than usual; after treated, urethritis-related urgency subsides, but not OAB-related. Although OAB generates urge to void, the patient still usually can make to bathroom to void; bladder spam is usually referred to the occurrence of uninhibited bladder contraction incited by catheter or poor central nerve control, etc. Read more
I was diagnosed with urethritis caused by staphylococcus aureus about 3 years ago, symptoms subside with ciprofloxacin and often return after sometime?
I have never had sex (Cause I have never had sex) My urethritis was caused by masturbation. Did I do it too hard? What is the best way to cure this?
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, mechanical irritation (masturbation), or foreign bodies in the urethra. Most of these causes are mild and go away within 1-2 days unless it is an infection and you will require a culture and antibiotics. Go to a provider if not improved in 1-2 day Read more
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