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Common Urological Problems

Gonococcal Infection

Urethritis in Men

Urethritis,  or urethral inflammation,  is often caused by infection. Characteristically, patients complain of urethral discharge and dysuria. On examination the discharge may be purulent or mucopurulent.  Asymptomatic infections are common (McCormack and Rein, 1990; Krieger, 1996; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1998). The most important pathogens are bacteria,  Neisseria gonorrhoeae, and Chlamydia trachomatis.… Urethritis in Men   



Treatment of Gonococcal Infections

There are an estimated 600,000 new gonococcal infections per year in the United States.  In men,  most infections cause symptoms that cause the patient to seek treatment soon enough to prevent serious sequelae.  However,  this may not be soon enough to prevent transmission of infection to sex partners.  In contrast,  many gonococcal (and also… Treatment of Gonococcal Infections   



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