Information Services
Share | |

Non Gonococcal Urethritis



Introduction

Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra. The urethra is the tube that carries urine from the bladder out of the body.

Urethritis is usually caused by infection, although this is not always the case. The term non-specific urethritis (NSU) is used when the cause of the urethritis has not yet been identified, but it is known that Gonorrhoea, a sexually transmitted infection (STI), is not responsible.

NSU can have a number of possible causes, but it is estimated that the STI Chlamydia is responsible for nearly half of all male cases.

For full details of Urethritis click here to be taken to the NHS Choices website. If you are worried you may be at risk of having an STI or have any symptoms (as mentioned on the NHS Choices link to Urethritis), you should visit your local sexual health or GUM clinic to have them checked out.

(Link checked as correct on 18/10/2013 by SA next update due 18/4/2014)


Our Services

Eddystone Trust | Our Services

Services provided by the Eddystone Trust Read more...

HIV: The Facts

Eddystone Trust | HIV The Facts

HIV Information
10 things you should know about HIV

Gay Men

Eddystone Trust | Gay Men

Gay Men
Services provided by the Eddystone Trust

R U Under 25?

Eddystone Trust | R U Under 25?

R U Under 25?
All of the information on these pages is for Young People.

Statistics

Eddystone Trust | UK Statistics

UK Statistics
More people than ever are living with HIV in the UK...


Eddystone Trust | World Statistics

World Statistics
HIV is increasing in every region of the world.