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432 Possible Causes for Proctitis, Urethritis

  • Gonorrhea

    We present here a patient who presented with painful genital ulcers and urethral discharge simultaneously acquired from a single exposure, which turned out to be chancroid[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] similar test positivity for rectal gonorrhea among men who reported contact with gonorrhea (24.9% vs 25.3%, PR 1.0, 95% CI 0.8-1.4) and men who presented with symptoms of proctitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In a small fraction of men, ascending urethritis progresses to epididymitis.[msdmanuals.com]

  • Genital Herpes

    […] significant etiologic agent of nongonococcal urethritis and warrants necessary laboratory investigations in patients with clear mucoid urethral discharge.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rectal inflammation (proctitis). Genital herpes can lead to inflammation of the lining of the rectum, particularly in men who have sex with men.[mayoclinic.org] Herpetic proctitis (inflammation of the anus and rectum) is common for individuals participating in anal intercourse . [6] After 2–3 weeks, existing lesions progress into[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Chlamydia

    […] with gonorrhoea case reports suggests that 15% of symptomatic treated gonorrhoea cases were reported in 2016; only a minority of chlamydia episodes were reported as male urethral[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It can cause cervicitis in women and urethritis and proctitis in both men and women.[idph.state.il.us] During the present episode, polyarthritis developed a few days after Chlamydia trachomatis urethritis was noted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Herpes Simplex Virus 2 Infection

    […] cervicovaginal, vulvar, and perianal areas for viral cultures, as described previously. 10,14 The men were taught to obtain swabs of the penile skin, perianal area, and the urethral[nejm.org] Rectal inflammation (proctitis). Genital herpes can lead to inflammation of the lining of the rectum, particularly in men who have sex with men.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Urethritis

    Symptoms of urethritis are different for men and women.[symptoma.com] Neisseria meningitidis (Nm) urogenital infections, although less common than infections caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae (Ng), have been associated with urethritis, cervicitis, proctitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Leiste haben, die sonst für LGV typisch sind. es La presentación de la enfermedad se diferencia del LGV común en que el paciente tiene síntomas de inflamación en el recto (proctitis[de.glosbe.com]

  • Lymphogranuloma Venereum

    LGV is still present in the urban United States and must be considered in cases of acute ulcerative proctitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Urethral lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is not screened routinely. We found that in 341 men having sex with men with anorectal LGV, 7 (2.1%) had concurrent urethral LGV.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A case of reactive arthritis after L2b proctitis is described. This case expands the spectrum of severe complications related to LGV L2b proctitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ureaplasma Infection

    Ureaplasma is a significant cause of nongonococcal urethritis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Several organisms can cause nongonococcal sexually transmitted cervicitis in women and urethritis, proctitis, and pharyngitis in both sexes.[merckmanuals.com] The 1st mycoplasma was isolated from humans in 1937, and in 1954 a previously unknown mycoplasma was isolated from men with nonspecific urethritis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Primary Syphilis

    A 27-year-old man who has sex with men presented with a painful lesion at the urethral meatus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] period The primary stage is usually 1 or more nonpainful chancres associated with regional adenopathy In this setting, secondary syphilis follows and may be associated with proctitis[pathologyoutlines.com] Significantly higher rates of seropositivity were detected in patients with genital ulcerations than in patients with acute urethritis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rectal Pain

    They include vulvodynia, orchialgia, urethral syndrome, penile pain, prostatodynia, coccygodynia, perineal pain, proctodynia and proctalgia fugax.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Proctitis Proctitis simply means that the rectum and/or anus is inflamed.[healthhype.com] […] disease (COPD; a group of diseases that cause gradual loss of lung function) or other breathing problems; prostatic hypertrophy (enlargement of a male reproductive gland); urethral[medlineplus.gov]

  • Campylobacter

    A case of bacteremia caused by a rare Helicobacter species, Campylobacter-like organism 3 (CLO-3), in a 75-year-old man with prostate cancer and an indwelling urethral catheter[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the UC group, 20 (25%) patients had proctitis, 40 (50%) patients had left-type involvement, and 20 (25%) patients had extensive involvement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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