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Table of Contents

Urinary tract infection (UTI) and corresponding inflammatory conditions:
  • In men, it is rare. But when it happens in sexually active men, it is frequently caused by STD.
  • In women, it is frequently caused by Escherichia coli originating from the anus.
Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra. The most common symptom is dysuria (painful urination), followed by urethral discharge / genital discharge. For treatment purposes, it is classified in two categories: In the UK, Non-specific urethritis (NSU) may be used to mean that either gonorrhoea alone, or both gonorrhoea and chlamydia has been ruled out.

Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder.

Lower UTI symptoms are

UTI treatment is usually with antibiotics like trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole

Sexual risk (of HIV/STD/pregnancy), and what you can do before and after exposure.

Timeline HIV STD Pregnancy
Before exposure
Abstain from sex, Be faithful, or Condom use
Circumcision (males only)
Contraception (females only)
HIV PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) STD vaccine:
- Hepatitis vaccine
- HPV vaccine
STD / HIV exposure
Unsafe sex / unprotected sex:
No condom / Condom broke / Condom slip
0-72 hours HIV prevention
HIV PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) treatment
- Stop HIV infection after exposure.
STD testing.
If STD symptoms appear, then do STD treatment.
- Males: Do not urinate for at least 4 hours before arriving.
- Females: testing is more accurate when you are not menstruating.
Emergency contraception (females only)
2 weeks HIV DNA PCR test
1 month 20 minute HIV rapid test - SD Bioline HIV Ag/Ab Combo:
- Fingerprick blood sampling.
3 months 20 minute HIV rapid test - OraQuick®:
- Oral saliva or
- Fingerprick blood sampling.
Full & comprehensive STD testing
- Males: Do not urinate for at least 4 hours before arriving.
- Females: testing is more accurate when you are not menstruating.


Latest News

Direct Identification of Urinary Tract Pathogens From Urine Samples Using the Vitek MS System Based on Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry.
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 16:07:27 +0100 | Annals of Laboratory Medicine
CONCLUSIONS: Vitek MS showed high rate of accuracy for the identification of GNB in urine specimens (≥10(5) CFU/mL). This could become a rapid and accurate diagnostic method for urinary tract infection caused by GNB. However, for the identification of GPC and yeasts, further studies on appropriate pre-treatment are warranted.

Urinary Tract Infections in the Elderly
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 08:57:04 +0100 | Current Bladder Dysfunction Reports

The Pros of Prebiotics
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:21:59 +0100 | Healthy Living - The Huffington Post
By now, most people are aware of the many benefits of probiotic supplementation, including improved digestive health. However, a relatively new area of study regarding the digestive system concerns prebiotics, which are non-digestible fibers found in certain foods.

Indications and risk factors for midurethral sling revision
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0100 | International Urogynecology Journal

An Investigation of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Women Aged 40 and Over
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0100 | LUTS: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
ConclusionThe most common LUTS was urgency in women aged 40 years and older. Recurrent urinary tract infection was determined as the most significant risk factor for LUTS, followed by chronic illness, chronic constipation, higher BMI and parity. (Source: LUTS: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms)

Epidemiology, Regional Characteristics, Knowledge, and Attitude Toward Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in Southern Iran
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0100 | The Journal of Sexual Medicine
ConclusionFGM/C is a common practice in rural areas of Southern Iran. It is associated with increased age, illiteracy, Sunni Islam religion, Afghan nationality, and positive family history. Lack of knowledge toward FGM/C is the main cause of its high prevalence and continuation in the area. Dehghankhalili M, Fallahi S, Mahmudi F, Ghaffarpasand F, Shahrzad ME, Taghavi M, and Fereydooni Asl M. Epidemiology, regional characteristics, knowledge, and attitude toward female genital mutilation/cutting in Southern Iran. J Sex Med **;**:**–**. (Source: The Journal of Sexual Medicine)

Erratum: Clozapine-Related Negative Myoclonus Associated With Urinary Tract Infection
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:53:07 +0100 | Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology)

Bladder Management With Epidural Anesthesia During Labor: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:00:00 +0100 | MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing
The objective of this study was to determine the influence of CCs versus intermittent catheters (ICs) (only as needed) on the duration of second stage of labor and the incidence of postpartum UTIs.

Risk Factors for Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection and Renal Scarring
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0100 | PEDIATRICS

mTOR inhibitor versus mycophenolic acid as the primary immunosuppression regime combined with calcineurin inhibitor for kidney transplant recipients: a meta-analysis
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0100 | BMC Nephrology