Nongonococcal Urethritis (NGU)

Nongonococcal urethritis, or NGU, is an infection of the urethra caused by various organisms other than gonorrhea. NGU is most often caused by chlamydia, a common infection in sexually active males and females. The bacterial causes of NGU can be cured with antibiotics.

For more information on symptoms of NGU, how it is spread, how it is treated, and how it is prevented, see below:

Nongonococcal Urethritis (NGU) Basics

NGU in the News

Getting Tested for NGU

  • Information To Live By: NGU
    American Social Health Association overview of NGU: signs and symptoms, transmission, complications, prevention. Attention: Non-MDH link

  • STD Treatment Guidelines
    CDC’s latest treatment guidelines for STDs. Attention: Non-MDH link

  • Minnesota Family Planning and STD Hotline
    Toll-free hotline for confidential information about the prevention, testing locations and treatment of STDs in Minnesota (1-800-78-FACTS). Attention: Non-MDH link

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Updated Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 09:33AM