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Penis feels like it's leaking, been checked for chlamydia and I'm free from it, what could this be, how can I prevent it? (Urethritis?)

Penis feels like it's leaking, been checked for chlamydia and I'm free from it, what could this be, how can I prevent it? (Urethritis?)

Maybe NGU/NSU: How to interpret "feels like"? Visible discharge or underwear stains? Did you see doctor or clinic for the chlamydia tes? What did they say? Also tested gonorrhea? If discharge, probably nongonococcal urethritis (NGU), usually called nonspecific urethritis (NSU) in UK. Chlamydia causes only about one third of NGU, but it's still an STD. Get guaranteed expert care at your local NHS GUM clinic. ...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 result ...Read more


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What are symptoms of urethritis?

What are symptoms of urethritis?

Discharge and ....: Discharge, burning and other symptoms of uti. ...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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Is urethritis curable?

Is urethritis curable?

Usually: Urethritis means infection of the urethra, which is the tube that comes from your bladder and allows you to urinate. Urethritis is often due to a bacterial infection, which can be eradicated with antibiotics. If you are having pain or burning with urination, or discharge from the urethra, you might consider seeing a physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for urethritis?

Is there a cure for urethritis?

I agree: I agree with dr. Ferdowsi. However, in older women low hormones can cause urethritis also. Topical estrogen applied to the urethra can help with the inflammation of the urethra in this group of patients. ...Read more

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Does urethritis involve itching?

It can: Anything that causes inflammation of the urethra can cause an itching sensation. ...Read more

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Is blood a symptom of urethritis?

Is blood a symptom of urethritis?

Can be. : Along with several other symptoms. You need to confirm as it can be from something else. ...Read more

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Is there an autoimmune urethritis?

Is there an autoimmune urethritis?

POSSIBLE: Autoimmune disease may affect any organ in the body, and as an example, reiter's syndrome is felt to be an autoimmune condition associated with certain types of infection. ...Read more

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What's nonspecific urethritis from?

What's nonspecific urethritis from?

NSU, also known as…: …ngu (non-gonococcal urethritis) is most often a disease transmitted by vaginal/oral/ anal sex; may involve chlamydia, trichomonas, or herpes. Occasionally urethritis can be caused by friction (intercourse or masturbation), detergents/ soap, or excess alcohol. Diagnosis reached by eliminating possible causes. ...Read more