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Do STDs cause urethritis? What is urethritis? How do you get it? How do you cure it?

My husband started having discharge from his penis last week, and he thought I gave him an STD even though he’s been my only partner for the last two years. I went to the doctor and was tested for various diseases. All the tests were negative. The doctor gave me a shot of penicillin and four pills to take just in case my husband had something wrong. When my husband found out I was negative, he went to the ER and they diagnosed him with urethritis. They gave him a shot and a prescription and told him not to have sex for two weeks. The pharmacist said the medicine was for a bacterial infection of the urethra and that the ER should have been be more specific about whether they diagnosed him with an STD. What is urethritis? How do you get it?

Why would my new partner’s semen smell so...pungent?

I’m in a new relationship with a man and we recently slept together for the first time. My question is: why would a man's semen have an unusually "pungent" taste and odor? I usually enjoy oral sex, but cannot bring myself to do it with him.