Urethritis is a condition in which the urethra, or the tube that carries urine from the bladder to outside the body, becomes inflamed and irritated. Semen also passes through the male urethra. Urethritis typically causes pain while urinating and an increased urge to urinate. The primary cause of urethritis is usually infection by bacteria.
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Causes and Treatment of Urethritits in Men
What could be the cause penis tip pain? In this highlight, find information on causes of these conditions together with various treatment options, including home remedies. There are many causes of pain on the penis tip; the pain can affect the distal urethra, the base, shaft, head and glans of the penis. In many cases an itching, throbbing or burning sensation may accompany the pain. The major causes of this pain may are bladder infection and sexually transmitted infection.
What causes urethra pain in men and women?
Chlamydial urethritis in men is an infection of the urethra caused by the sexually transmitted disease STD chlamydia. The urethra carries urine from the bladder, through the penis, and to the outside of the body. This condition often causes swelling and inflammation of the urethra , accompanied by penile discharge.
Urethral stricture is a narrowing of the urethra. The urethra is the canal that carries urine from the bladder through the penis and out the urethral meatus the opening at the tip of the penis during urination. The most common cause appears to be chronic inflammation or the development of scar tissue. Scar tissue can gradually form from:. The scar tissue causes the urethra to become gradually narrow, making it more difficult for urine to flow.