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How To Prevent 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
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
I've prescribed doxy for 7days. How long will it takes for urethritis to cure? Completely. What should I do to cure faster?
7 days - finish meds: There's no way to cure urethritis any faster, not even by increasing antibiotic dose. Of course, you can increase your risk for developing resistance by not finishing your course of antibiotics. You'll feel better before you finish but that doesn't mean you can save remainder for your next infection. I cannot overstress that you need to finish your antibiotics. Prevent next one by using condoms. ...Read more
Cranberry juice or: Vitamin c tablets (not oj) to acidify the urine. Plain cranberry juice (not the "cocktail") acidifies the urine as well as helps prevent bacteria from attaching to cells to infect them. Plenty of fluids to flush the system; urinate when first get urge, don't postpone voiding as that can stretch bladder, weaken it so that some urine remains, which easily gets infected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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