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Is Urethritis An Std My Husband Got Strep And Not From Me
This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more
Yes, almost always: With very rare exceptions, urethritis is an STD. (But not if you are not sexualy active; in that case, urethritis of course cannot be an STD.) The 3 main causes of urethritis are gonorrhea, chlamydia, and nongonococcal urethritis (NGU). If you think you have urethritis, or have symptoms (discharge of pus or mucus, sometimes with painful urination) see a doctor ASAP for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Penile Pain in Man: In a male urethritis is nearly always gonorrhea or chlamydia. You were not treated correctly if your medication list is correct. There are no longer oral treatments effective for gonorrhea. The only valid treatment in this case is an antibiotic shot and either Doxycycline for one week or one gram of Azithromycin once. ...Read more
Proabably yes...: Remember: despite medical advance, all medical care today is still based on indirect evidence resulting from continual collection and analysis of available experience. Furthermore, we're constantly battling an invisible war against all bacteria, virus, and fungus inside or outside of our body, and we survive if our defense ability is strong enough; many persons around are std-carriers. S0, maybe.. ...Read more
I got urethritis last year and since keep STD testing. Neg for gon/chlam 5x! 3 Swab, 2 Urine. Any possible chance I could STILL have them? If so, how?
Stop Testing: If your physician has not prophylactically treated you with Azithromycin and A shot of Ceftriaxone regardless of the test results you need a new physician. Any public health oriented or STD expert will remind you that these tests can be falsely negative. Any sexually active male with these symptoms needs to be treated. ...Read more
Maybe: The term refers to inflammation of the urethra, which is the tube which runs from the bladder and carries urine out. This can be due to stds, but there are many non-sexually associated conditions in which urethritis may occur. When it is std, usually gonorrhea or non-gonococcal urethritis (variety of bugs). ...Read more
Diagnosed with urethritis but tested negative for UTI and stds. What other possible causes/treatments?
Ureaplasma or viral: Non-specific urethritis (NSU). These organisms are notoriously difficult to identify. Discuss with your Dr., ureaplasma respond to Erythromycin type of antibiotics. Viral urethritis is treated symptomatically. Pyridium (phenazopyridine) can relieve the burning sensation. Probiotics e.g live culture yogurt or lactobacillus may help ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doc prescribed me 5 days of Bactrium for Urethritis. On 3rd day. Symptoms are getting better. Was Bactrium a good choice? Negative Std tests also
Treated chalmdyia two urine STD negative tests and culture can urethritis last after the infection is gone? Still mild pain when peeing 6 weeks after
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