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Do mostly men get ngu?

Do mostly men get ngu?

No: We don't call it ngu anymore now that we can test for chlamydia. Chlamydia is a disease of both men and women, but men are more like to develop symptoms of urethritis (urethral symptoms) whereas women can get urethritis or cervicitis (cervical infection). ...Read more

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Could a UTI test pick up an NGU?

Could a UTI test pick up an NGU?

Here are some. ..: Urinalysis with or without urine culture with properly collected urine specimen is to confirm if one's voiding symptoms results from UTI, but usually NGU will not be tested except suspecting STD-related urethritis or vaginitis. But foremost is clinical history + professional alertness which lead to timely testing. More? Seek professional evaluation and counseling to lessen confusion & ease anxiety ...Read more

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I have frequent and urgent urination. My urine also looks cloudy with swirling going on. 2 UTI tests. Both negative. Ngu negative. Any thoughts?

I have frequent and urgent urination. My urine also looks cloudy with swirling going on. 2 UTI tests. Both negative. Ngu negative. Any thoughts?

Frequent urination: A male at 28years is unlikely to have significant bladder problems, hence a full urinalysis report and chem profile with osmolality will be helpful in considering diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hi I m having penis discharge since 7 months I took many medicines, for NGU and gonnorhea, but discharge not going away, all tests are normal, please me?

Hi I m having penis discharge since 7 months I took many medicines, for NGU and gonnorhea, but discharge not going away, all tests are normal, please me?

Chronic urethritis: Such prolonged, persistent symptoms after multiple antibiotics suggest the possibility of Mycoplasma genitalium; ask doctor about trying moxifloxacin. Or a non STD prostate infection. Also ask about certain parasitic infections, especially schistosomiasis -- heretofore uncommon in Pakistan, but recently increasing. See an infection specialist and/or urologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is non chlamydial ngu contagious? All std tests neg. First swab slightly >5wbc. Never any discharge. Current Swab <5wbc but still have symptoms.

Is non chlamydial ngu contagious? All std tests neg. First swab slightly >5wbc. Never any discharge. Current Swab <5wbc but still have symptoms.

NGU: Non-gonococcal urethritis is usually caused by an infection The most common causes of NGU include Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma genitaliium, and Ureaplasma urealyticum. Rare causes are Trichomonas vaginalis, Yeasts, HSV, Adenovirus, other bacteria such as Streptococci, mycobacteria, or anaerobes. Either you have incomplete treatement or reexposure or nonbacterial urethritis. Contact MD. ...Read more

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Does ngu cause prostatitis. Received oral sex 6 months ago. Told I had ngu 3 weeks after. All std tests neg. All urethral swabs since have been clear?

Does ngu cause prostatitis. Received oral sex 6 months ago. Told I had ngu 3 weeks after. All std tests neg. All urethral swabs since have been clear?

Separate problems: Nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) and prostatitis are separate problems, although they have overlapping symptoms and often difficult to distinguish from one another. NGU is not known to be a cause of prostatitis, but this is uncertain and controversial. If you haven't been seen in one of UK's excellent NHS GUM clinics, that would be a good next step for truly expert care. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause ngu? Std test was negative.

Can a UTI cause ngu? Std test was negative.

NGU is STD, UTI isn't: Urinary tract infection (UTI) and nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) are separate problems. But some doctors don't know the difference and diagnose UTI in men with NGU. UTIs are rare in men under age 35. Most NGU has negative STD tests, but it's still an STD.

You're female, per your profile. Are you concerned for yourself or a male partner? I can help better with more info. ...Read more

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My partner told me she had chlamydia. I had symptoms but test was negative. Could this be NGU or gonorrhea or UTI?

My partner told me she had chlamydia. I had symptoms but test was negative. Could this be NGU or gonorrhea or UTI?

Yes: Unprotected sexual exposure puts you at risk for all STDs, for which you should be tested, not just chlamydia. Perhaps they did when they tested you – find out. If you have had further unprotected sex after testing you need retesting. A diagnosis of NGU requires exclusion of gonorrhea. Practice safe sex! Good luck ...Read more

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DX with ngu from oral sex. All std tests neg. Doxycycline and aizthrimycin did not cure. Worried that it won't go away. Had for 3 months. Swab <5wbc?

DX with ngu from oral sex. All std tests neg. Doxycycline and aizthrimycin did not cure. Worried that it won't go away. Had for 3 months. Swab <5wbc?

Persistent ngu: Oral tetracyclines and erythromycin are well established choices of treatment. Despite adequate treatment, about 30-35% of NGU persist or recur. The cause of persistence or recurrence remains unknown. Prostate gland involvement has to be ruled out where indicated. A 4 to 6 week course of tetracyclines or erythromycin is suggested for persistent or recurrent NGU. See a urologist. ...Read more

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Oral sex. Tested 2 wks for std and ngu. Clear. No discharge. Returned to clinic as tip of urethra irritated. Swab= 7wbc=ngu. 1st ngu test wrong?

Oral sex. Tested 2 wks for std and ngu. Clear. No discharge. Returned to clinic as tip of urethra irritated. Swab= 7wbc=ngu. 1st ngu test wrong?

Maybe: Life is not exact. Tests are not perfect. Tests have false positives and false negatives...which is why their results must be interpreted in the context of a patient's symptoms, clinical situation, and risk factors. A positive result matching the symptoms is likely to be a valid result. A negative result matching the lack of symptoms is likely to be valid. Sometimes the unexpected happens in life. ...Read more

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Prostatitis from oral sex. All std tests negative. Did the oral sex cause this. Did ngu cause prostatitis? 1 month cipro (ciprofloxacin) didn't cure. Perennial ache

Prostatitis from oral sex. All std tests negative. Did the oral sex cause this. Did ngu cause prostatitis? 1 month cipro (ciprofloxacin) didn't cure. Perennial ache

CPPS?: Your second question. Oral sex doesn't cause prostatitis. Even if it started with NGU, no help w/ cipro (ciprofloxacin) is strong evidence you have no infection now. I'm betting on chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS), sometimes called non-bacterial prostatitis but perhaps not really involving the prostate. Google it, read the excellent Wikipedia entry. You'll probably see a lot in common w/ your symptoms. ...Read more

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Can to much masterbation cause ngu?

Can to much masterbation cause ngu?

No: Ngu is an std. Can only be contracted through sexual contact with another person. Irritative or inflammatory urethritis may occur from too vigorous masturbation. ...Read more

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Can ngu cauae infertility?

Can ngu cauae infertility?

Yes possibly: Ngu can be caused by chlamydia, which is an infection that is very damaging to the female reproductives organs particularly. Chlamydia can also be silent in women, so they do not realize that they have an infection. The more infections then the larger the risk of infertility. Get prompt treatment and try to avoid any additional infections. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Took generic azitro didn't work. Now taking real doxy for persistent NGU. Mild improvement day 5/10. Should I take real azitro again? Or wait for doxy?

Took generic azitro didn't work. Now taking real doxy for persistent NGU. Mild improvement day 5/10. Should I take real azitro again? Or wait for doxy?

If your infection is: Caused by Chlamydia, either antibiotic should work, at least in my country But antibiotic sensitivity varies by location, so you should contact your doctor for more specific advice. ...Read more

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Can ngu form from a uti?

Can ngu form from a uti?

Yes it might: Urethritis is a form of urinary tract infection. Can be caused by bacteria, virus, chemicals or mechanical irritation. ...Read more

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What is ngu and what are the treatment methods?

What is ngu and what are the treatment methods?

NGU is an STD: That is, unless proven otherwise.

This is a common term for a post sexual encounter symptom of infection. In many case ngu is short hand for chlamydia. A good, public health minded health care provider would treat you for both chlamydia and gonorrhea just to be sure.

All of your sexual partners should also be told that they may have been exposed so that they can be tested and /or treated. ...Read more

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What is non-gonococcal urethritis {ngu}?

What is non-gonococcal urethritis {ngu}?

Urethral irritation: Usually, an infection of the urethra. Often refers to chlamydia. ...Read more

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Can a woman contract ngu without having sex?

Can a woman contract ngu without having sex?

Not really...: Which is caused by chlamydia or mycoplasma, both venereally acquired. It can be chemical irritation, cystitis, fungal infection-all of which can mimic ngu clinically. If sx persist, see your primary doc! ...Read more

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I had ngu frm oral sex. No discharge. Chl and gon neg. Me and wife took doxy 1 wk and I took 1g aizthrmycin. Negative swab 3wks after. Wife at risk?

I had ngu frm oral sex. No discharge. Chl and gon neg. Me and wife took doxy 1 wk and I took 1g aizthrmycin. Negative swab 3wks after. Wife at risk?

Probably all is well: If no discharge, probably not NGU, for which discharge is the main symptom -- not painful urination, pelvic pain, etc without discharge. And NGU due to oral bacteria probably is harmless for partners. To be safe, it was OK to treat your wife, but likely unnecessary. In any case, at this point and with negative swab tests, you can safely assume no continuing infection and no danger to your wife. ...Read more

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Can NGU also result from a yeast infection?

Can NGU also result from a yeast infection?

Unlikely: NGU rarely is caused by yeast. Are you the same person who asked about urethral discharge yesterday? This question suggests maybe a partner was diagnosed with yeast. However, other things cause similar symptoms and my guess is your partner has more than a yeast infection. You cannot safely assume yeast as the cause of NGU. You and your partner (s) need NGU treatment. ...Read more

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Is ngu contractable only through sex? As in can someone contract ngu from a UTI without having sex?

Is ngu contractable only through sex? As in can someone contract ngu from a UTI without having sex?

Almost always sex: Non-gonococcal urethritis or ngu, sometimes known as nsuis almost caused through sexual contact. The most common cause is bacterial duie to chlamydia, and less commonly ureaplasma, hemophylus or mycoplasma. Trichcomonas, a parasitic infection and rarely herpes (a virus) can be causative. Ureaplasma ngu can be transmitted without sex. Non infectious causes are catheterization or spermicidal cream. ...Read more

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If I had exposure to NGU and/or GU receiving fellatio (I have discharge-male)- contact 2 days ago- would 500mg zmax&cipro fix since it's so soon?

If I had exposure to NGU and/or GU receiving fellatio (I have discharge-male)- contact 2 days ago- would 500mg zmax&cipro fix since it's so soon?

Not sure: You should see a physician to be evacuated with a culture for all sexually transmitted diseases.Your doctor will understand and will not judge you. You must be certain that all is well. Good luck ...Read more

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Non chlamydial ngu from oral sex 4months ago. Recent swab 18-6-15 <5wbc but still have symptoms. No discharge. Doxy and 1g zpak taken. Other Causes?

Non chlamydial ngu from oral sex 4months ago. Recent swab 18-6-15 <5wbc but still have symptoms. No discharge. Doxy and 1g zpak taken. Other Causes?

No infection: Most people with such symptoms have no infection at all. A prostate problem sometimes may be responsible. See Wikipedia on "chronic pelvic pain syndrome" and see if it matches your symptoms. Problems like this are very common after NGU or worrisome sexual events, but there is no evidence that any harm ever results, either for affected men or their sex partners. Symptoms probably will fade w/ time. ...Read more

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Is perineal ache a symptom of ngu? I had ngu 9 months ago but symptoms not gone dispite many antibiotics. All swabs since then negative. No ngu found

Is perineal ache a symptom of ngu? I had ngu 9 months ago but symptoms not gone dispite many antibiotics. All swabs since then negative. No ngu found

Not NGU: NGU causes urethral discharge, pain during urination (usually mild), often an itchiness at the penile tip, and sometimes redness or a little swelling of the urethral opening. It doesn't cause perineal aching, testicular pain, etc. These are typical symptoms of the chronic pelvic pain syndrome (sometimes called prostatitis, but probably not really). Google it; there's a very good Wikipedia article. ...Read more

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Can reactive arthritis (such as reiter's syndrome) flare up years or even decades after a an ngu infection many, many years ago?

Can reactive arthritis (such as reiter's syndrome) flare up years or even decades after a an ngu infection many, many years ago?

Absolutely!: Most people acquiring reactive arthritis have a genetic susceptibility to get this arthritis. It can flare with either reinfection or another infen re-flarwe reative arthritis. See someone in rheumatology.Ction. There are many organisms which ca. ...Read more

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Taking Amox-Clav 875mg/2x day/10 days for NGU. Possibly exposed to syphilis within last week. Is A-C also effective against syphilis at this dosage?

Taking Amox-Clav 875mg/2x day/10 days for NGU. Possibly exposed to syphilis within last week. Is A-C also effective against syphilis at this dosage?

WRONG ANTIBIOTICS: Syphilis is treated by an injection of Benzathene Penicillin.How do you know you were exposed to Syphilis. My advice is to consult your doctor or clinic and seriously learn about how to have safe sex.If you have been having high risk sex without protection. There will continue to be risk of STDs including HIV.And you should be chcked for it. And Amox-Clav is not the drug of choice for NGU ...Read more