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Baby boy has penile adhesion. Per doc, been pulling back and Vaseline. Now notice small skin bump/tag next to urethra. Normal anatomy? Or concern?

Baby boy has penile adhesion. Per doc, been pulling back and Vaseline. Now notice small skin bump/tag next to urethra. Normal anatomy? Or concern?

Due to traction: Skin bump next to the urethra could be normal. However I do recommend that you snap a picture of it and show it to either your physician or contact one of us and we can digitally review the image.
Likely from the traction you are applying, which is good. ...Read more

Urethra (Definition)

The canal through which urine exits the bladder, discharging the urine externally. In men, it is about 20-cm long with a membranous, prostatic, bulbar, and pendulous segments ending at the glans penis; it gives passage to the spermatic fluid as well as urine. In the female, the urethra is about 4 cm long & in close relation with the anterior ...Read more


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Agonizing urethra! Help? What should I do?

Agonizing urethra! Help? What should I do?

Urethral pain: This will likely require diagnostic evaluation to determine cause. Have you seen your physician, gynecologist or urologist? ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: urethra?

What is the definition or description of: urethra?

Passage for urine.: The canal through which urine exits the bladder, discharging the urine externally. In men, it is about 20-cm long with a membranous, prostatic, bulbar, and pendulous segments ending at the glans penis; it gives passage to the spermatic fluid as well as urine. In the female, the urethra is about 4 cm long & in close relation with the anterior wall of the vagina. ...Read more

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Why is sometimes stingigng sensation in my urethra?

Why is sometimes stingigng sensation in my urethra?

Here are some. ..: Collect & bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, & progress of all Sx over time to gyn-doc for analysis + physicals + possible tests as needed so to figure out possible causes for proposing reasonable Rx. Clinically one needs to rule out UTI - bacterial or STD-related, self-inflicting - chemical agents used for or physical acts applied for sex. So, work with Doc. ... ...Read more

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What should I do if my urethra opening is misplaced?

What should I do if my urethra opening is misplaced?

Urologist: Get an evaluation by a urologist. Chances are a previous doctor like a pediatrician has already seen the problem and decided it was okay. ...Read more

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Red at opening of urethra?

Red at opening of urethra?

Depends: Your sex & age would be helpful. In older women, urethral caruncles or prolapse is extremely common. This can cause mild urinary frequency or burning that can be treated with low dose vaginal estrogen cream, . ...Read more

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How do you milk the urethra?

How do you milk the urethra?

Male or female?: Male urethra is milked from behind scrotum with finger pressure applied forward across scrotum into base of penis then squeeze penis between finger ; pulling forward toward tip of penis. Prostatic urethra can be milked by physician during trans-rectal palpation of prostate gland. Female urethra can be milked by inserting forefinger high into vagina then milking urethra, lying in front, downwards. ...Read more

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Can amoebas get in your urethra?

Potentially: Possibly, but you shouldn't be putting your penis in any place that there could be ameobas. ...Read more

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What is causing my burning urethra?

What is causing my burning urethra?

Here are some...: Under healthy normal state, the urine and urethral lining (mucosa) are compatible each other, and we feel comfortable in passing urine. If there is any change in urine ingredients and / or in urethral mucosa with inflammation, both become incompatible so we feel burning while urine passing through urethra. The most common example is UTI with STD-related urethritis, overcosuming spicy foods, etc. ...Read more

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I'm 18, why does my urethra so sensitive?

Many reasons: Sensitivity in this area could be caused from chronic irritation (soap or detergent sensitivity, rough fabrics, excessive moisture, rubbing, etc) or because of infection. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a bubble in my urethra?

What to do if I have a bubble in my urethra?

Here are some. ..: A "bubble" usually denotes having fast-fleeing-disappearing gas or air. So, it's hard to imagine what you really meant without inspecting the described area of concern. Nonetheless, leave it alone if not bothering you and not increasing its size. If wanting to confirm, always bring the info on its onset, degree, duration, evolution and progress of the concern over time for analysis + exam + tests ...Read more

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I have an itching sensation in my urethra, what could it be?

I have an itching sensation in my urethra, what could it be?

Infection?: While occasional itching in the urethra can be normal, persistent itching may be a sign of infection or other issue. Urinary tract infection, yeast infection, sexually transmitted diseases, contact dermatitis or other issues may be causing this. You should make an appointment to see you primary care doctor for an examination to begin to figure this out if it is an ongoing or worsening problem. ...Read more

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Why would my urethra burn or itch?

Why would my urethra burn or itch?

UTI: You could have a urinary tract infection. If you notice that you are going to the bathroom more associated with pressure you should consider getting a urinalysis. ...Read more

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What is the anatomy of rheumatic fever?

What is the anatomy of rheumatic fever?

Endotoxins inflame: Acute rheumatic fever involves a host of endotoxins produced from strep bacteria that acutely affect the body (joints, skin, heart) resulting in widespread symproms. In te heart this can result in a pancarditis (endocardium, mesocardium, and epicardium), which can set in motion chronic inflammation and scarring in addition to valvular dysfunction. ...Read more

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There's a white in my urethra and my vagina?

There's a white in my urethra and my vagina?

Need more info...: Without further specifics like onset, size, location, evolution, progress, its possibly related symptoms of the "white", it is hard to offer a right answer. How to confirm what it may be? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; then you know how to work closely with doc for diagnosis, care, and counseling. Best wish to health... ...Read more

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Is it safe to put toothpaste in the urethra?

Is it safe to put toothpaste in the urethra?

NO!: Toothpaste is designed to help you clean your teeth, nothing else. Used anywhere else but in your mouth (and only use a pea-sized portion when you brush), can result in tissue irritation or burns. ...Read more

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Why is my urethra itching after ejaculating?

See an urologist: You need to be examined and have some testing done. ...Read more

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Urethra diverticulum. Is this serious surgery?

Urethra diverticulum. Is this serious surgery?

Possibly: Nothing in life or medicine is 100%. Even the simplest procedures have risks. Risks of surgery include bleeding, infection, injury to surrounding tissues, organs, nerves, incontinence, urinary retention, fistula formation, anesthesia reacitions, allergic reactions, urinary urgency, frequency, temporary or pernament pain, disability and death. Balance out the risks and benefits of surgery. ...Read more

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Describe anatomy of the spine and spinal cord?

Describe anatomy of the spine and spinal cord?

Hmmm: Can't be described in 400 characters. Probably can't be appropriately described in a 400 page text book. There are 7 cervical vertebrae, 12 rib bearing thoracic vertebrae, 5 non-rib bearing lumbar vertebrae (there are normal variants to these by the way). There are 5 fused sacral vertebrae, and usually 3 vestigial coccygeal bones. The spinal cord extends from the brain down to about l1/l2, and.... ...Read more

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Do I need medical care for a prolapsed urethra?

Do I need medical care for a prolapsed urethra?

Urethral prolapse: Without symptoms it is generally a benign issue. ...Read more

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What to do if anatomy questions regarding joints?

What to do if anatomy questions regarding joints?

Ask it.: Please submit a clear & specific question about joint anatomy. Can clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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What is the anatomy and physiology of coxa plana?

What is the anatomy and physiology of coxa plana?

Flat not round: It means a flat top 2 the usual round shape of the hip. Some causes are avn, dysphasia ...Read more

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Could my enlarged prostate be pinching my urethra?

Could my enlarged prostate be pinching my urethra?

Yes: That's why enlarged prostates can cause obstructive lower urinary tract symptoms like straining to void, incomplete emptying, etc. ...Read more

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Prolapsed urethra and gooey discharge, what to do?

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Prolapsed urethra and gooey discharge, what to do?

Need more info...: It would be most logical to define what you observed might have affected your daily general and personal life by consulting a urogynecologist or urologist so to balance medical necessity & professional possibility. How to get these related things for good care done correctly? Follow instruction in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; then you can work closely with doc for right Dx / care. ...Read more

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Does anyone know about transitional lumbar anatomy?

Does anyone know about transitional lumbar anatomy?

Extra vertebrae: Some people have an extra vertebrae in their lumbar spine (low back). It doesn't cause any problems but does give an extra disk/joint that sometimes can cause pain. ...Read more

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Knot in the middle of penis around the urethra?

Knot in the middle of penis around the urethra?

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 sream/ have you had a UTI or std? . Could be a sebaceous or epidermal inclusion cyst, urethral diverticulum, urethral stricture, urethral condyloma etc. Hence need to see a urologist to diagose & treat if necessary. ...Read more

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