Outpatient Urinary Tract Infections in Young Women

  • Richard A. Gleckman


It has been estimated that there are millions of office visits annually by young women who experience uncomfortable voiding symptoms. Some women experience discomfort when their urine passes over inflamed labia. These women have what has been termed “external dysuria,” a condition caused by infectious vaginitis.1 Other women manifest deep or “internal dysuria” associated with frequency and urgency. These latter women have infectious urethritis, cystitis, or pyelonephritis.


Urinary Tract Infection Chlamydia Trachomatis Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection Excretory Urography 
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