Chlamydial urethritis – male

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 .

Treatment

Chlamydia can be treated with a variety of antibiotics, including:

Expectations (prognosis)

Antibiotic treatment is usually successful.

Review

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

Male reproductive anatomy

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