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Is urethritis an std? My husband got strep and not from me.

Is urethritis an std? My husband got strep and not from me.

Maybe: But streptococcal urethritis is not a common condition and not likely to have been sexually acquired, unless your husband has been engaging in anal intercourse. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

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


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Is urethritis a std?

Is urethritis a std?

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 more

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Is urethritis a STD or it may occur without it?

Is urethritis a STD or it may occur without it?

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

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Wrong about me having urethritis from std. What should I tell them to test for?

Wrong about me having urethritis from std. What should I tell them to test for?

See your doc: If you're having urethritis from an std then you likely have either gonorrhea or chlamydia. You need to go see your doc. They will know what to test you for based on your history and physical exam. ...Read more

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Can a single person suffer from urethritis(std)? My urologist told me this in my case?

Can a single person suffer from urethritis(std)? My urologist told me this in my case?

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

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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

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Is urethritis an std? What bacteria or virus would that be?

Is urethritis an std?  What bacteria or virus would that be?

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

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Diagnosed with urethritis but tested negative for UTI and stds. What other possible causes/treatments?

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 more

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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

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

It is possible: One can sometimes have residual inflammation from infections that a simple nsaid may relieve, but generally, if pain and burning persist, despite treatment, then have your Doc assess for other causes. Best wishes. ...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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections are bacterial or viral infections that are transmitted through anal, vaginal, ...Read more