Non-specific Urethritis


How do I prevent catching non-specific urethritis?

Condoms and water-based lube offer you the best protection against non-specific urethritis (NSU) and have the added bonus of being an excellent form of contraception against an unplanned pregnancy. If you have had unprotected sex since your last sexual health screen and are experiencing discomfort it is recommended you get tested at your local doctor or sexual health clinic.

What are the symptoms of non-specific urethritis?

Symptoms can appear soon after contact and can include milky discharge from the penis, burning when urinating, painful ejaculations, itching, tingling, irritation inside the penis, pelvic pain and/or sore testicles. Some men have no symptoms.

What is non-specific urethritis?

Non-specific urethritis (NSU) affects men only. The urethra is a tube that travels through the penis and carries semen as well as urine. If this area becomes infected by a bacteria other than the common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) it is referred to as non-specific urethritis or NSU.