In this condition, patients feel inflammation and irritation in their urethra or in the tube that carries semen or urine to exit from the body. If patients delay urethritis treatment it can cause the flow of blood along with urine and sperms. Mostly it happens when bacteria enter into the urethra from outside of the body or naturally internal growing bacteria can also cause urethritis. In this condition patients need to urinate again and again or they feel the urgency to urinate. Some patients take urethritis as a urinary tract infection because symptoms of both are the same but these both diseases are different and require different treatment methods. Urethritis can pass from one person to another while having sexual intercourse.
The bacterial infection is the most common cause of urethritis but in some cases, the viral infection can also cause urethritis. If a bacteria or virus enter into the body and then enters into the urethra can cause infection but in some cases, bacteria that is naturally present inside the body can also enter into the urethra and cause infection. Neisseria gonorrhoeae, chlamydia trachomatis, and mycoplasma genitalium are some types of bacteria that cause urethritis. Human papillomavirus, herpes simplex virus, and cytomegalovirus are those viruses that can cause urethritis.
In this condition, urethritis is caused by some bacteria which cause sexually transmitted infections such as gonorrhea. Almost 20% of urethritis infections are gonococcal urethritis.
This condition is caused by other infections than gonorrhea mostly chlamydia cause nongonococcal urethritis.
The urology department of Zaib Hospital in Lahore has top renowned Chinese urologist in Lahore who treats this type of disease with the help of traditional Chinese herbal medicines as antibiotics and antivirals which have no side effects and have fast results.