Other health-related information is available from the AAFP online at http: Im also wondering if it is because of masturbation? Urethritis is an inflammation of the urethra the narrow tube through which urine and sperm exit your body. In addition to this, there can be local irritation of the urethra or tip of the penis from a wide range of chemicals. It also leads to the desire to urinate.
Your doctor will tell you how to contact your sexual partners so they can be treated.
Urethritis in Men
I don't have sexual intercourse at all. You should avoid sex for one week after starting the antibiotics and until after your sexual partners have also been treated. Dear Doctor, First let me preface this by saying that this is something that has happened to me since before i became sexually active with a partner. The inflammation can be caused by gonorrhea or chlamydia, among other kinds of infections. What You Should Know. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.