chlamydial urethritis

chlamydial urethritis

STD A common STD of the ♂ urethra caused by C trachomatis. See Chlamydia trachomatis.
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The Chlamydial urethritis (14 cases) was manifested as Purulent in 7, as Mucoid in 1 and Mucopurulent in 6 cases.
It is showing that purulent discharge is the most common manifestation, both in Gonococcal and Chlamydial urethritis.
Chlamydial urethritis usually does provoke symptoms in men) but most women with chlamydia-induced pelvic inflammatory disease have symptoms so mild or nonspecific that they never seek medical care.
One study found that of 56 MSM who tested positive for either gonococcal or chlamydial urethritis, proctitis, or pharyngitis, only 23.2% reported symptoms at the relevant site.
Furthermore, the clinical signs of chlamydial urethritis are variable and nonspecific, and the presumptive clinical diagnosis of C trachomatis has been proven to be unreliable.
Persistent urethral leukocytosis and asymptomatic chlamydial urethritis. J Infect Dis 1979; 140:614-7.
A controlled trial of asingle dose of azithromycin for the treatment of chlamydial urethritis and cervicitis.