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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Minutes, unless: A urethral stricture is split during dilatation, dilatation was carried out more than 2 dilator sizes sizes beyond a snug fit. Pain is minimized if Li ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
26 years experience Urologic Oncology
See answer: Urethral dilation is an outmoded practice with few indications in women compared to years ago. It was thought to be a cure for recurrent UTI or other ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
53 years experience Urology
Yes but: Several decades ago urethral dilatation was frequently used on females for "chronic urethritis"with the theory that it made the Skene's glands(periure ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Luntz
29 years experience Urology
Urethral dilation: It is not unusual but there are other therapies that may provide better long term management of your symptoms. A true "urethral stricture"is quite ra ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Please refer the specific concerns about urethral stricture-related symptoms to your treating urologist, who would know more about you than others on ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Why: Why have you had multiple urethra dilation. It seems you need to see your urologist.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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No, as long as ...: As long as being able to ejaculate, urethral dilation for urethral stricture should carry no direct impact on men's fertility provided the other relat ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Urethral stricture: Although there is some evidence to suggest that Saw Palmetto works with benign prostatic hypertrophy, I know of nothing to suggest it helps with stric ... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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See urologist...: Peeing once daily is not normal. If your urine flow is weak and you feel not emptying well, go to see the doctor who performed cystoscopy and urethral ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
No, it has no effect: Uretheral strictures are usually caused by inflammation(urethritis). Their main problem is obstruction to the flow of urine. So you need to remain und ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
It depends...: Dilation is simply stretching the area of the stricture. The others involve somewhat more extensive surgery. The best option varies widely from one ca ... Read More
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