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Urethritis in Men


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Comment from: The Colonizer, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: June 05

I experience a white discharge after ejaculation. I have been having unprotected oral sex but my partner and I recently tested negative for STD/STI. Also, my bacteria count came back normal, but my doctor said my cells looked infected. Going to go to doctor again to check if it is urethritis.

Comment from: Aa, 19-24 Male (Patient) Published: March 06

I am suffering from fluid discharge in my penis now, I am concerned that it is urethritis.

Comment from: razzakur, 19-24 Male (Patient) Published: March 13

I had sex during the day, and then I started feeling pain while urinating. May be it is urethritis; this pain has been there almost 1 week now.

Comment from: grambocini, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: November 26

I am going thru my second, very painful, dose of urethritis/cystitis in six weeks. I'm on antibiotics and pain killers. I had an exam last week and they found a small tumor in my bladder. I'm having it removed next week.

Comment from: montani, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: March 07

I've been on antibiotics for 3 months for treatment of urethritis and am only somewhat better. I thought I'd be well by now.

Comment from: grousehouse, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: October 04

I have urethritis I constantly feel the need to urinate and have associated back pains.

Comment from: Takeshi, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: March 03

I have urethritis and my symptoms are droplets of blood in the urine from the penis and pain upon urination.

Medically reviewed by Joseph Palermo, DO; American Osteopathic Board Certified Internal Medicine


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