1. urethritis

noun. inflammation of the urethra; results in painful urination.


  • NGU
  • urinary tract infection
  • NSU
  • nongonococcal urethritis

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Example sentences of the word urethritis

1. Adjective
Azithromycin and doxycycline are the most common antibiotics used to treat urethritis 1.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If a parent or caregiver notices that a child develops symptoms of urethritis, the child should be taken to a doctor a soon as possible for further evaluation and care.

Noun, plural
Children who have urethritis can develop unusual discharge from the urethra as a symptom of this condition, explain health professionals with the Public Health Agency of Canada.