Non-specific Urethritis

Non Specific Ureteritis

Features/ Symptoms

  • Urethral pain and inflammation;
  • Painful burning urination;
  • Pain shortly after urination;
  • Frequent urination; and
  • Pelvic pain, vaginal discharge (thick yellow discharge).

Progression During unprotected vaginal, anal or oral sex, organisms which cause inflammation can pass into the urethra and a diagnosis of NSU will be given. You can’t get NSU from kissing, hugging, sharing baths or towels or from toilet seats, sharing plates, cups or cutlery. WSW can get NSU for example by touching or sharing sex toys that are not protected. Causes If left untreated, some causes of NSU can have long-term consequences. This will include painful infection of the female reproductive organs, possible reduced fertility, inflammation of the joints, pelvic inflammatory disease and inflammation of the urethra. Treatment/ Management

Treatment of both parties with a course of antibiotics.