Urethritis

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Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra.wikipedia
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Inflammation

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Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra.
For example, the word urethritis strictly means only "urethral inflammation", but clinical health care providers usually discuss urethritis as a urethral infection because urethral microbial invasion is the most common cause of urethritis.

Reactive arthritis

arthritis, reactiveReactive arthropathyreiter disease
Urethritis is part of triad of reactive arthritis.
The manifestations of reactive arthritis include the following triad of symptoms: an inflammatory arthritis of large joints, inflammation of the eyes in the form of conjunctivitis or uveitis, and urethritis in men or cervicitis in women.

Gonorrhea

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The disease is classified as either gonococcal urethritis, caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae, or non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU), most commonly caused by Chlamydia trachomatis.
Most infected men with symptoms have inflammation of the penile urethra associated with a burning sensation during urination and discharge from the penis.

Non-gonococcal urethritis

nongonococcal urethritisNon-specific urethritis
The disease is classified as either gonococcal urethritis, caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae, or non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU), most commonly caused by Chlamydia trachomatis.
NGU is also associated with reactive arthritis, in which the triad of arthritis, conjunctivitis, and urethritis is seen.

Urethra

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Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra.

Mycoplasma genitalium

M. genitalium
Specifically, it causes urethritis in both men and women, and also cervicitis and pelvic inflammation in women.

Dysuria

painful urinationburning with urinationpain with urination
The most common symptom is painful or difficult urination.

Trichomonas vaginalis

T. vaginalistrichomonatrichomonal
Trichomoniasis, a sexually transmitted infection of the urogenital tract, is a common cause of vaginitis in women, while men with this infection can display symptoms of urethritis.

Chlamydia trachomatis

C. trachomatischlamydiaC.trachomatis
The disease is classified as either gonococcal urethritis, caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae, or non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU), most commonly caused by Chlamydia trachomatis.
Both are common causes of multiple other conditions including pelvic inflammatory disease and urethritis.

Herpes simplex

herpesherpes virusesHerpetic sycosis
Further confusing diagnosis, several other conditions resemble genital herpes, including fungal infection, lichen planus, atopic dermatitis, and urethritis.

Ureaplasma urealyticum

U. urealyticumUreaplasmaureaplasma infections
U. urealyticum can cause urethritis and bacterial vaginosis.

Urinary tract infection

cystitisurinary tract infectionsbladder infection
A urinary tract infection may cause similar symptoms.
These infections are usually classified as a urethritis rather than urinary tract infection.

Pelvic inflammatory disease

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In female patients, urethritis can be caused by pelvic inflammatory disease.
Mucopurulent cervicitis and or urethritis may be observed.

Ofloxacin

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Some examples of medications based on causes include: azithromycin, doxycycline, erythromycin, levofloxacin, metronidazole, ofloxacin, or tinidazole.

Infection

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It is usually caused by infection with bacteria.

Bacteria

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It is usually caused by infection with bacteria.

Sexually transmitted infection

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The bacterial infection is often sexually transmitted, but not in every instance; it can be idiopathic, for example.

Idiopathic disease

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The bacterial infection is often sexually transmitted, but not in every instance; it can be idiopathic, for example.

Neisseria gonorrhoeae

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The disease is classified as either gonococcal urethritis, caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae, or non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU), most commonly caused by Chlamydia trachomatis.

Cytomegalovirus

CMVCytomegalic inclusion diseasecytomegalovirus infection

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

MRSAmethicillin-resistant ''Staphylococcus aureusmethicillin-resistant ''S. aureus

Streptococcus agalactiae

Group B StreptococcusS. agalactiaegroup B streptococci

Granulocyte

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A commonly used cut-off for the diagnosis of urethritis is 5 or more granulocytes per high-power field, but this definition has recently been called into doubt.