Non-Specific Urethritis (NSU) is the swelling of the urethra and can be treated with a course of antibiotics. It’s also known as Non-Gonococcal Urethritis (NGU).
Are there any symptoms?
You could get unusual discharge from your urethra
Pain or a burning sensation when peeing, or feeling like you need to pee all the time
What is Non-Specific Urethritis?
Urethritis is the swelling of the urethra (where urine comes out) and is commonly caused by Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea and Mycoplasma.When urethritis is caused by any other bacteria, it’s called a Non-Specific Urethritis (NSU) or Non-Gonococcal Urethritis (NGU).
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How do you catch Non-Specific Urethritis?
You can get urethritis by having oral, vaginal, or anal sex without a condom.
How can I prevent Non-Specific Urethritis?
Use condoms during oral, vaginal or anal sex to stop you catching or passing on urethritis
Testing and treatment for Non-Specific Urethritis
Your doctor will take a swab of any discharge from the opening of your urethra. It’s quick and painless. The good news is that most cases of NSU are cured in one dose of antibiotics. Make sure to let anyone you’ve had sexual contact with know so they can get treated too. And don’t have sex for a week after the medication is finished to be sure it’s all clear.