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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Urethritis (Overview)

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 in difficulty with urination.


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What is the treatment for urethritis?

What is the treatment 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

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
184 doctors shared insights

Urethritis (Overview)

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 in difficulty with urination.


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Treating Urethritis (Tip)

Treating Urethritis

Easy to "share" it, it's easy to prevent it, it's called "protection.". ...See more

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Treating Urethritis (Checklist)

Schedule a visit with your doctor for an exam and testing
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Ask to be tested for STDs
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Ask your doctor if you need a prostate exam
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Take all your medications as directed
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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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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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What are symptoms of urethritis?

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

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Orchiplexy for suspected torsion 10 days ago though no sign of that or infection during exploration. Now experiencing urethritis symptms. Related?

Orchiplexy for suspected torsion 10 days ago though no sign of that or infection during exploration. Now experiencing urethritis symptms. Related?

Here are some ...: Not seeing the sign of torsion at exploring and fixing the suspected recurrent torsioned-testis, which usually presents a picture of highly variable onset, degree, duration, and interval of recurrent testicular pain, is normally expected. If recurrent testicular pain disappeared after orchiopexy, that meant the Dx was correct. Clinically, urethritis is highly unrelated with the surgery. See Doc... ...Read more