nonspecific urethritis


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nonspecific urethritis

n
(Pathology) inflammation of the urethra as a result of a venereal infection that cannot be traced to a specific cause. Abbreviation: NSU
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Noun1.nonspecific urethritis - inflammation of the urethra of unknown cause
urethritis - inflammation of the urethra; results in painful urination
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paragraph]) Gonorrhea, chlamydial infection, nonspecific urethritis, or syphilis.
STIs that can be passed on through oral sex include herpes, syphilis, chlamydia, gonorrhoea and nonspecific urethritis (NSU), an inflammation of the urethra (the tube where urine comes out) that only affects men.
Of those, ano-genital warts, Chlamydia and nonspecific urethritis were the most common.