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Urethritis

Summary of Urethritis
Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra, usually resulting from bacterial infection, and most commonly presenting with painful or difficult urination. It is usually caused by infection with bacteria. The infection is often a sexually transmitted infection (STI).

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Reproductive system

Male and female reproductive system disorders
Male reproductive system disorders
Female reproductive system disorders
Reproductive system pathology review

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Urethritis is usually caused by (two pathogens) .

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A 55-year-old male rock musician comes to the clinic because of dysuria, urgency, and urinary frequency. He also notes that his urine has appeared pink. He has not had fever, chills, back pain, or vomiting. His symptoms began several days ago, but he tried to ignore them because he was on tour. He reports having several sexual partners over the past year. Examination shows a small amount of purulent discharge from the urethral meatus. Which of the following empiric treatments is most appropriate?

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