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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Diagnose cause: Diagnose the cause and treat the underlying problem.

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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johnny Roy
58 years experience in Urology
See my remarks: You have what we call URETHRITIS ,inflammation of urethra, caused by vaginal discharge .Most likely it is fungal in nature.Does your wife complain of ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johnny Roy
58 years experience in Urology
See remark: When and how did you have the injury ?to the urethra?? Of course the urethra is narrow and hence affects the stream. Sit in a warm tub for 5 minutes , ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Swelling: Helping this swelling to go away turns on what it is or from. This could be due to infection, inflammation, disease or injury. Penile swelling needs ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Unlikely, but ...: Gonorrhea is almost exclusively a disease of mucosa - of course, urethral mucosa as GC-urethritis, so unlikely to cause penile swelling but at most &a ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience in Urology
Rarely.: Bacteria that cause urinary tract infections are almost always a different type than those that cause skin infections. In normal, healthy individuals ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience in Urology
PROSTATE STONES: These can be from chronic inflammation of the prostate or the can be kidney stones passed into the bladder and stuck in the prostatic urethra. Either ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience in Urology
Yes: Having prostatitis can cause a variety of urinary symptoms including perineal pressure, burning or discomfort with urination including the opening to ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Overuse?: Either excessive use (with or without a partner) can cause penile discomfort, but so can priapism--erection lasting longer than four hours. The first ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience in Urology
Hard to say....: In general, if a pain is occurring that persists despite conservative measures (e.g. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) etc...) more than a few days, you should ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: Just go to be checked if you've infection or so-called paraphimosis which is related with long tight foreskin. To get these health-related things done ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Infection, trauma or: Inflammation. Infection ; inflammation can be from a urinary infection affecting the urethra or an std. Trauma can be from instrumentation, self or me ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Saleh
26 years experience in Urology
None!: A uti, or urinary tract infection, is an infection involving the bladder (mostly) and the urethra or kidneys (less often). It can cause burning and pa ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Phillip Frist
45 years experience in Dentistry
Not many: The lingual frenum is a small band anchoring your tongue to the floor of your mouth. Rarely will it get infected i would bet it is the 2 salivary gla ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience in Podiatry
See a doctor...: It sounds like it could be an std. Get treated early!
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Swelling & inflammat: It's impossible to have inflammation without swelling because inflammation leads to increase in vessel permeability which leads to fluid collection in ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience in Urology
No: Varicoceles are dilated veins that are most prominent in the scrotum.
A 49-year-old female asked:
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience in Urology
Possibly: But more likely to be from prostatitis. Recommend you see a urologist.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Possible: Temporary swelling is possible, ask your surgeon.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
May be: Yes there may be pain. The urethra (the tube carrying urine from the bladder outside) exits just above the vaginal entry and it is easy to confuse th ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
You mean a lump?: Most likely benign. Need more information, such as- has it developed suddenly or over a long time? Is there any pain? Does it affect your urinary srea ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Testing versus ?: It may be that you need to see another provider. There should be some treatment for your symptoms regardless of the testing. A good provider will ask ... Read More

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