Patient :How is an infection such as Chlamydia or Gonorrhea spread during sex without ejaculation? If the urethra is infected, is there a natural fluid present in the urethral meatus that will pass it on?
Symptoms: Burning during urination, discharge, delayed urination, weak urine flow
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It is to be understood that chlamydia and gonorrhea infect the urethra of male or female either. In males as the urethra is long, it harbors the organism in good load if infected.
There are two ways as to how the infection from urethra can be transmitted during intercourse from the male partner to the female partner. Firstly, the milking of male shaft of penis during intercourse can cause deposition of the organisms into the vagina. Secondly, even if there has been no ejaculation inside the vagina, the pre-cum which is released before the ejaculate during the intercourse carry the organisms from the urethra out into the vagina thereby causing vaginal infection as well.
As far as the natural fluid part is concerned inside the urethra, it is never completely dry and there are mucosal glands lining the inner layer of the urethra which the internal milieu conducive for growth and harbor of both chlamydia and gonorrhea.
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