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Inflammation of urethra end
Jun 14, 2014

i have unprotected sex with a sex worker( rubbing penile with vagina only). next day i have itching of urethra and after one week the itching is more frequent but no pain and fluid discharge.. inflamed part of urethra have increased in size i'm already under treatment of PEP since one week. is the the inflammation caused by HIV?

Response from Dr. Young

Hello and thanks for posting.

Neither HIV nor HIV medications (PEP) does not generally cause urethral symptoms. Other sexually transmitted infections can. I'd suggest contacting your care provider about your symptoms.


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