Also known as Discharge from penis and Penis Discharge
Penile discharge is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.
The most common causes of penile discharge are urethritis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea. Other possible causes, such as trichomonas infection, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with penile discharge, 67% report having painful urination, 42% report having penis pain, and 36% report having penis redness.
Patients with penile discharge often receive urinalysis, chlamydia test, rectal examination, hiv screen, microscopic examination (bacterial smear; culture; toxicology), culture wound, endoscopy and endoscopic biopsy of the urinary tract and nonoperative urinary system measurements .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with penile discharge include ceftriaxone, azithromycin, doxycycline, metronidazole, nonoxynol 9 topical, permethrin topical, triazolam (halcion), cefotaxime, butorphanol (stadol) and tetracycline .
Groups of people at highest risk for penile discharge include age 30-44 years, sex == male, race/ethnicity = black and age 15-29 years. On the other hand, sex == female almost never get penile discharge.