Last updated:10-20-2008
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Definition and causes

Urinrørsbetændelse can have many causes. Usually infection with bacteria, but it can also be triggered by irritation of mucous membranes in the urethra, for example. after intercourse. This applies particularly to women, who on that basis may have chronic urinrørsbetændelse.

Urinrørsbetændelse in men is often caused by sexually transmitted diseases. The most common is chlamydia and gonorrhea, but also non-bacterial sexually transmitted diseases as herpes can give urinrørsbetændelse.

Symptoms of urinrørsbetændelse

The typical symptoms are pain and stinging when passing urine, often described as "the pee Cullet". There may be frequent water and discharge of mucus or pus from urinrørsåbningen. The symptoms can resemble blærebetændelse.

Measures taken by urinrørsbetændelse

The disease is not dangerous in itself, but you should consult a doctor to clarify why urinrørsbetændelsen.

Treatment of urinrørsbetændelse

Treatment depends on the cause, which are typically found in urine samples and possibly. grafting from the urethra with a cotton swab. Chlamydia and gonorrhea treated with antibiotics. In women, which is the cause mucous membrane irritation after intercourse, you can apply a preventive glidecréme. Grundig personal hygiene and urinate immediately after intercourse can reduce the amount of bacteria in the urethra.

Preventing urinrørsbetændelse

Get noticed a sexually transmitted disease, it is important to inform his (e) partner (s), so he can be tested and treated, since several of these diseases untreated can lead to sterility.


This article is formed on the Health Guide on 08.08.06

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