Urethritis causes and treatment in Lahore – ZAIB Hospital
Urethritis is an infection of the urethra. That is the tube that carries urine from the bladder to outside of the body. Pain with urination is the main symptom of urethritis. Urethritis is commonly due to inflammation by bacteria. It can typically be treated with antibiotics. ZAIB hospital is providing services of famous Chinese urologist in Lahore for urethritis treatment with herbal medication and advanced technologies depending on causes of urethritis.
Causes of Urethritis
Most causes of urethritis occur due to infection by bacteria that enter the urethra from the skin around the urethra’s opening. Bacteria that usually cause urethritis include:
- Gonococcus, that is sexually transmitted and causes gonorrhea.
- E. coli and other bacteria present in stool
- Chlamydia trachomatis, which is sexually transmitted and causes urethritis.
The herpes simplex virus can also cause urethritis. Trichomonas also the main cause of urethritis. It is a single-celled microorganism that is sexually transmitted. Sexually transmitted infections like chlamydia and gonorrhea are usually confined to the urethra. But they may extend into women’s reproductive organs, causing pelvic inflammatory disease. In males, chlamydia and gonorrhea sometimes cause epididymitis, an inflammation of the epididymis, a tube on the exterior of the testes. Both epididymitis and PID can lead to infertility.
The main symptom of urethra inflammation from urethritis is pain with dysuria. In addition to pain, urethritis symptoms may include:
- Difficulty starting urination
- Pain during sex
- Urethritis can also cause pain, itching, or discomfort when a person is not urinating.
- Feeling the frequent or urgent need to urinate
Other symptoms of urethritis include:
- In males, blood in the urine or semen
- Discharge from the urethral opening or vagina
Diagnosis of Urethritis
You may get a diagnosis of urethritis when your specialist takes your medical history and asks you about your condition.
If you are having painful urination, your specialist may assume an inflammation is present. She or he may treat it with antibiotics right away while to come for test results. Test examination can help confirm the diagnosis and causes of urethritis. Tests for urethritis can include:
- Urine tests for gonorrhea, chlamydia, or other bacteria
- Physical examination, including the genitals, abdomen, and rectum
- Examination of any discharge under a microscope
- Blood tests are often not required for the diagnosis of urethritis. But blood tests may be done in assured situations.