honeymoon cystitis


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A form of nonspecific urethritis caused by local irritation due to prolonged, frequent, recent or first-time sexual activity in women with a low baseline of sexual traffic; damage to the vesicovaginal wall may evoke cystitis, haematuria, dysuria, increased frequency and urgency
Management While, urine specimens are often culture-negative, honeymoon cystitis may respond to antibiotics and copious cranberry juice; resolution may be hastened by a rest period (abstinence from sex)

honeymoon cystitis

Infectious disease A form of nonspecific urethritis caused by local irritation due to prolonged, frequent, recent or first-time sexual activity in ♀ with a low baseline of sexual traffic; damage to the vesicovaginal wall may evoke cystitis, hematuria, dysuria, ↑ frequency and urgency; although often culture-negative, HC may respond to antibiotics; resolution may be hastened by a rest period