Treatment of Gonorrhea in the Male.

JAMA. 1906;XLVII(1):62. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02520010070022.
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The anatomy of the bladder and urethra is briefly given, the important distinction between anterior and posterior urethra due to the action of the compressor urethræ being emphasized. After four chapters devoted to symptoms and diagnosis, in which emphasis is laid on the careful examination of the urine, the treatment is taken up. Prophylactic and abortive measures, it is stated, have not proved efficacious; internal remedies may be used in the earliest stages, but in the majority of cases local injections of non-irritating antiseptics may be begun at once. Stress is laid on the methods of determining when the inflammatory process is terminated. In chronic urethritis irrigation of the entire urethra by Diday's method is recommended, with subsequent treatment of localized inflammation by instillation or eventually dilatation of contracted portions of the urethra. The complications of gonorrhea are fully described with the exception of conjunctivitis and some of the rarer


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