Definition of Chlamydial urethritis – male
Chlamydial urethritis is a sexually transmitted disease involving infection of the urethra (the tube that drains urine from the bladder).
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
Chlamydial urethritis is caused by the bacteria .
Chlamydia can be treated with a variety of antibiotics, including:
Antibiotic treatment is usually successful.
Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 4/28/2010