Urethritis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Dec 12, 2018
  • Author: Martha K Terris, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Other problems to be considered in the differential diagnosis include the following:

  • Trichomonal vaginitis

  • Candidal vaginitis

  • Alcohol ingestion

  • Contact dermatitis secondary to spermicides

  • Guilt over sexual behavior likely to be perceived as deviant

  • Guilt over infidelity

  • Dried semen mistaken for discharge

  • Stevens-Johnson syndrome

  • Foreign body

  • Fungal infections of the genitourinary tract

Differential Diagnoses