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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Urethritis (Definition)

The urethra is the tube that carries urine from the bladder to outside of your body. Urethritis occurs when this urethra is inflammed or infected. This is most often caused by an E. Coli infection and can result ...Read more


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Most of my urethritis symptoms are gone. But, I am still urinating a lot (not as much I was at first). What should I do?

Most of my urethritis symptoms are gone. But, I am still urinating a lot (not as much I was at first). What should I do?

Should settle down: Improvement can be slow & may take a while. See your Dr. about an anticholingeric (as for overactive bladder) medication if improvement ceases or seems to be taking too lomg. ...Read more

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I have urethritis & it burns when I urinate. What can I do to get rid of this?

I have urethritis & it burns when I urinate. What can I do to get rid of this?

UTI: Pain, burning on urination, may indicate a urinary tract infection. For a young man, UTI may be caused by sexually transmitted infections and other more routine bacteria. However, UTI in a young man definitely needs to be investigated. You need to see your provider for exam and urinalysis to check for infection and started on appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I found a lump at the base of my penis i went to the doctor for a burning sensation when i urinate they are treating me for urethritis but i just foun?

I found a lump at the base of my penis i went to the doctor for a burning sensation when i urinate they are treating me for urethritis but i just foun?

May be 2 different..: The lump at penile base means it locates near the pubic area. If so, is it hurting and how long has it been there? If not hurting and longtime bump, it may be just a sevaceous cyst or a mole. Treating dysuria would not be related with the bump. If dysuria is urethirtis-related, it is usually related with chlamydia and you will feel better within 3-7 days. Besides, practice healthy lifestyle... ...Read more

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Diagnosed w urethritis 4 days ago, I still have white discharge, pain while urinating. Also Dr. gave shot of Rocephin (ceftriaxone) and 1g zithromax. ?

Diagnosed w urethritis 4 days ago, I still have white discharge, pain while urinating. Also Dr. gave shot of Rocephin (ceftriaxone) and 1g zithromax. ?

Check with ur doc: After receiving the treatment for urethritis, symptoms should start getting better progressively until gone. Sometimes it takes time. If getting worse, consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you still have urethritis if your urine cultures are coming back negative, after having a uti, that i got treated for and urine culture now ( -).

Can you still have urethritis if your urine cultures are coming back negative, after having a uti, that i got treated for and urine culture now ( -).

Yes: Urethritis is inflammation of urethra. As such, it has several causes, most frequently urinary tract infection such as bladder or kidney infection. Sexually transmitted disease/infection are another common cause of urethritis. However, typical urine culture won't look for std/stis. You'll need separate testing for those bacteria & virus which cause std/stis. ...Read more

Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more