Urogenital infection with Chlamydia trachomatis
Last Updated: 2019-08-26
Inclusion body urethritis, urethritis type Waelsch
Urethra infection transmitted only during sexual intercourse. The pathogen is Chlamydia trachomatis.
Urogenital infection with Chlamydia trachomatis accounts for about 60% of all non-specific urethritis.
After an incubation period of 4 days - 1 month a glassy to purulent discharge appears. There are both asymptomatic forms (often in women) and patients who report severe pain when urinating.
- Medical history
Sexual intercourse with changing partners (increased risk)?
Burning when urinating?
- Clinical image
Urethra smear (Pat. should not have been urinated 2 hours before).
- Always co-treatment of the partner!
Uncomplicated progressive form:
- Systemic antibiotics
- Doxycycline® p.o. 100 mg 2x daily for 14-21 days
- Erythromycin® p.o. 500 mg 4x daily for 7-14 days
Azithromycin® p.o. 1g 1x single dose.
- Urispas® 200 mg up to 4x a day
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