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NSU

abbreviation for nonspecific urethritis.

NSU

Abbreviation for:
Neurosurgical unit
Nonspecific urethritis (see there) (Medspeak-Uk)

NSU

Nonspecific urethritis, see there.

urethritis

(ur?e-thrit'is) [ urethra + -itis]
Inflammation of the urethra.

anterior urethritis

Inflammation of that portion of the urethra anterior to the anterior layer of the triangular ligament.

gonococcal urethritis

Urethritis caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

nongonococcal urethritis

Abbreviation: NGU
Urethral inflammation caused by organisms other than Neisseria gonorrhoeae. NGU is the most common sexually transmitted disease in men; it accounts for 4 to 6 million physician visits annually. The symptoms usually include painful urination and a urethral discharge. The two organisms most frequently associated with NGU are Chlamydia trachomatis and Ureaplasma urealyticum. Other causes include herpes simplex virus, Trichomonas vaginalis, Haemophilus influenzae, Gardnerella vaginalis, and Clostridium difficile.

Treatment

NGU due to C. trachomatis or U. urealyticum is treated with doxycycline or azithromycin. Appropriate antibiotics are used for other causative organisms.

nonspecific urethritis

Abbreviation: NSU
Nongonococcal urethritis.

posterior urethritis

Inflammation of membranous and prostatic portions of the urethra.

specific urethritis

Urethritis due to a specific organism, usually gonococcus.
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