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How common is it for somebody to get urethritis?

How common is it for somebody to get urethritis?

Urethritis: Fairly common, sometimes associated with stds or uti's. ...Read more

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 ...Read more


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Do a lot of people get urethritis?

Do a lot of people get urethritis?

Urethra infx: Can be associated with std....Looks like uti....Similar symptoms of uti. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of urethritis in males ?

What are common symptoms of urethritis in males ?

See below: Men may experience slight burning sensation when voiding or no symptoms at all; urinary frequency may occur as well as (microscopic) blood in the urine. ...Read more

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For how long does it take to get total recovery from urethritis?

For how long does it take to get total recovery from urethritis?

Here are some ...: Recovering from an illness usually denotes the disappearance of symptoms. For most persons, the urethritis-related symptoms such as urethral discharge and dysuria will fade to disappear in 3-5 days if the bug is sensitive to antibiotics used. But, for few - very few, slight stinging at urination may linger for weeks and even months. So, for more individual detail, ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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I have never had sex. So, how did i get urethritis?

I have never had sex. So, how did i get urethritis?

It's just irritation: of the urethra. Although everybody thinks STDs, it can be caused by non-STD viruses, E.coli, sensitivity to chemicals, or an injury. Urethritis does not mean STD. It does mean you need to go to the Dr. to get it assessed and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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How do you get urethritis if you are a male and not sexually active?

How do you get urethritis if you are a male and not sexually active?

Easy.: Urethritis is an inflammation of the lining of the urethra. Although infection with a sexually transmitted disease is a common cause of urethritis, there are many diseases that can cause inflammation of the urethra without infection. ...Read more

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If you get urethritis caused by hsv, but you get no outbreaks or never have, does this mean you have Herpes?

Testing/exam: You will need to be examined and tested, since urethritis can be caused by both bacterial or viral infections: if you have been having unprotected sexual intercourse, you need both blood and culture of the opening of the penile urethra and STD screening ...Read more

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Will Amoxicillin treat Non-Specific Urethritis? How many do i take in a day? For how many days? What steps should i take to get cured? What to avoid?


Will Amoxicillin treat Non-Specific Urethritis? How many do i take in a day? For how many days? What steps should i take to get cured? What to avoid?

Amox not choice: I'm not familiar with treating NGU with amoxicillin but instead use azithromycin or doxycycline. BTW, Is your amoxicillin some pills left over from a previous illness? Please don't do that, since it is a big factor in causing the antibiotic resistance epidemic we're now seeing. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine/antibiotics to get rid of urethritis & urethritis symptoms?

What is the best medicine/antibiotics to get rid of urethritis & urethritis symptoms?

Urethritis: Once the diagnosis is confimed and the cause determined, often Cipro, (ciprofloxacin) Bactrim, Doxy could help. See your doctor and get diagnosed and treated. ...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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Does urethritis cause erectile disfunctions? On erections, I get immediate itch in my urethra or pain during sex. Taken cipro, (ciprofloxacin) da effect lingers. Wtd?

Does urethritis cause erectile disfunctions?
On erections, I get immediate itch in my urethra or pain during sex. Taken cipro, (ciprofloxacin) da effect lingers. Wtd?

Urethritis: Anything that detracts from your ability to enjoy the moment can lead to erectile dysfunction. That's why leading cause is stress, not low testosterone. Pain is major detractor. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) isn't only antibiotic used to treat urethritis. Return to your physician who diagnosed & treated you. Ask for testing to determine exact bacteria causing infection so you know which antibiotic is appropriate. ...Read more

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What can I do for urethritis?

What can I do for urethritis?

Depends on cause: That depends on what's causing it: a Ceftriaxone shot for gonorrhea, and Azithromycin or Doxycycline for chlamydia and most other forms of urethritis. ...Read more

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How long does urethritis last?

How long does urethritis last?

Urethritis: Asymptomatic urethritis can last for a long time, always see a doctor if you are suspect a urinary tract infection and be tested and treated. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of urethritis?

Discharge and ....: Discharge, burning and other symptoms of uti. ...Read more

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What causes urethritis to occur?

What causes urethritis to occur?

Inflammation: Brought about by infection such as a urinary tract infection or by an STI like chlamydia and gonorrhea. A person with urethritis should be seen asap. ...Read more

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Is there medicine for urethritis?

Is there medicine for urethritis?

Yes: The choice of medicine depends on the cause. Ceftriaxone is used to treat gonorrhea. Azithromycin or Doxycycline are used to treat chlamydia and some other causes of urethritis. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have urethritis?

How can I tell if I have urethritis?

Urinary symptoms: You would typically have burning on urination, an urgent need to urinate, and/or a discharge from the urethra. ...Read more