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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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How do you get a urethral stent surgically implanted to fix kidney stones?

How do you get a urethral stent surgically implanted to fix kidney stones?

Ureteral: You are referring to a ureteral stent. It is placed through a cystoscope. How do you know this is what you need. If you know you have a stone go to a urologist. ...Read more

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I have a 5mm kidney stone. I'd like to know when, during elimination, will it be the most painful? Ureteter, bladder or urethra? I'm a male.

I have a 5mm kidney stone. I'd like to know when, during elimination, will it be the most painful? Ureteter, bladder or urethra? I'm a male.

Here are some...: If a 5-mm stone is inside kidney and not moving, you unlikely have pain. A stone of such size poses low odd for spontaneous passage, prior stone passage will help decide if worthwhile to act or wait. If act and it is visible with x-ray, shock wave may disintegrate it; if not visible or in ureter or still in kidney, holmium laser through urehtra and ureter is the choice, Remember nothing is free... ...Read more

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I have a kidney stone stuck at the very tip of my urethra about a quarter inch from the head it's been stuck there now for three days cannot pass it t?

I have a kidney stone stuck at the very tip of my urethra about a quarter inch from the head it's been stuck there now for three days cannot pass it t?

See a urologist: You need to be evaluated. If you can not pass it, it can lead to not passing urine, which can lead to hydronephrosis. Not to mention pain and infection. In the mean time, drink plenty of water and if you aren't able to urinate at all, or pain is too severe, go to ER. ...Read more

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What prevents kidney stones from damaging the urethra?

What prevents kidney stones from damaging the urethra?

Water: The best way to prevent damage from kidney stones is preventign them therefore drinking atleast 2 to 3 liters of water will help. If you already have stones, the majority of them are small and will pass through the bladder and urethra without causing any damage. However if you have large stones that are painful, it will require the help of a urologist. ...Read more

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What can you do to pass small kidney stones stuck in the urethra?

What can you do to pass small kidney stones stuck in the urethra?

By urinating: Drink lots of fluids and let nature take her course. At least for a woman, you're only dealing with a 1" urethra. Men have to pass through the prostatic portion and a 6" length of penile urethra! ...Read more

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Is it possible to feel a kidney stone (large enough to be stuck in the ureters) exit the urethra in females?

Is it possible to feel a kidney stone (large enough to be stuck in the ureters) exit the urethra in females?

Ureteric stone: Small renal stone may or may not be felt passing through female urethra since it is short and straight. Also depends on orientation and shape of stone. Best way to catch stone is to strain urine. ...Read more

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I saw something weird come out near my clitoral area. It looked like a kidney stone but was soft & nowhere near urethra. I had a kidney stone 1yr ago.

I saw something weird come out near my clitoral area. It looked like a kidney stone but was soft & nowhere near urethra. I had a kidney stone 1yr ago.

May be just smegma..: What described strongly suggests the presence of so-call smegma which is the "concrete" of solidifying the shed-ed skin keratin like that in the men with tight long foreskin. In females, its appearance is more prominent if the hood of clitoris is more pronounced. Just gently flush and clean it. And note: its unique smell is normally expected.

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Best. ...Read more

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Can you have sex with a kidney stone stuck in urethra?

Can you have sex with a kidney stone stuck in urethra?

If you can: If the stone is in the urethra the ejaculate might help lubricate things and get the stone to move. I assume that there is not complete obstruction? If there were I'm sure you wouldn't be thinking about having sex! ...Read more

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Found out I have a kidney stone about 5 days ago. Still haven't passed n in a lot of pain tonight and urethra has constant sharp pain. Go to er?

Found out I have a kidney stone about 5 days ago. Still haven't passed n in a lot of pain tonight and urethra has constant sharp pain. Go to er?

Yes: You are a very brave person to bare the pain of a stone without pain meds. If you have a stone and are having colic then seeking help is best option. Pain meds, IV fluids all will help. Feel better, best of luck. ...Read more

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I have been having a sharp pain near my urethra and urgency to urinate, but only at night. I am fine during the day. Could this be a kidney stone?

I have been having a sharp pain near my urethra and urgency to urinate, but only at night. I am fine during the day. Could this be a kidney stone?

May be.: Have a urine analysis. Have a pelvic exam. Kidney stone is a possibility, but it should bother you all day not only at night. A proper medical evaluation will give you an answer. ...Read more

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I passed a kidney stone 2 & ½ months ago but still have urethra spasm and pain on & off. My family doctor said it may take time to heal. Is it truth?

I passed a kidney stone 2 & ½ months ago but still have urethra spasm and pain on & off. My family doctor said it may take time to heal. Is it truth?

No.: You saw the macroscopic stones. The microscopic ones. ...........Which you don't see in naked eye continues to give symptoms. Stone analysis will lead to treatment which will stop the process of stone formation, releif. Worth trying. ...Read more

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I have had multiple surgeries for kidney stone. And removal. Frank bleeding from urethra. Like large spots on pad and when I wipe. Had tah. What is it?

I have had multiple surgeries for kidney stone. And removal. Frank bleeding from urethra. Like large spots on pad and when I wipe. Had tah. What is it?

Be evaluated timely: To confirm the origin of bleeding may be hard but can be eased by analyzing detailed info on the specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of bleeding & its possible related symptoms + physical exam + testing as needed. How? Peruse: http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html & http://formefirst. Com/hematuria. Html. Then you can work better with Doc to reach right diagnosis, care, & counseling. Best. ...Read more

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For the left urethra at the bladder with blockage from kidney stone or scare tissue from past ureteroscopies have a stent or resection as a choise?

Here are some. ..: How to manage the blockage at the ending part of left ureter by the scar after ureteroscopic stone procedures relies on the degree and length of the scar and the balance between medical necessity and professional possibility. At that level, options of care may range from doing nothing or incision + a period of stent or permanent stent with regular change 2-3 times yearly or surgical correction... ...Read more

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Kidney stone in ureter at bladder opening. 4x10mm long. What should I do too pass it? Taking flomax (tamsulosin). Have pain in urethra. No side pain

Kidney stone in ureter at bladder opening. 4x10mm long. What should I do too pass it? Taking flomax (tamsulosin). Have pain in urethra. No side pain

Here are some. ..: Have you passed urinary stone before? If so, what was the size of stone, and how soon? A 4x10mm stone is bigger than the size for spontaneous passage. If still there after 2-3 weeks of waiting, the odd to pass becomes less and remote. For long-term care, the best care for such stone is to use holmium laser to zap it with or without stent. More detail? Ask the attending urologist timely. ...Read more

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Dear doctor, kidney stone. Doctors advised to drink more water. My dad drank more water as kidney passed to urethra, but not passing out from 7 days.

Dear doctor, kidney stone. Doctors advised to drink more water. My dad drank more water as kidney passed to urethra, but not passing out from 7 days.

Stones: Water can help a stone pass, but doesn't always work.

Depends on stone size and location....If no passage after 7 days...See a urologist for further testing. ...Read more

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I keep getting stabbing pains from ribs down to urethra and uti symptoms, usually around my period. Could kidney stones be effected by my period?

I keep getting stabbing pains from ribs down to urethra and uti symptoms, usually around my period. Could kidney stones be effected by my period?

Probably not, but...: It is less likely to feel the described pain + UTI-like symptoms simultaneously at period. But, something can be done correctly for good care by following suggestion/instruction described in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html & http://www. Formefirst. Com/TroublingVoiding-Men. Html. Thereby you gain insight on how to work closer with doc to reach right diagnosis/care. ...Read more

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Could I have prostatitis, or kidney stones, or what? I am a 19 year old male. I had some lower back pain and occasional burning of my urethra during urination for weeks. I went to the doctor and after urinalysis tests; he said that I didn’t have urethri

Could I have prostatitis, or kidney stones, or what? I am a 19 year old male. I had some lower back pain and occasional burning of my urethra during urination for weeks. I went to the doctor and after urinalysis tests; he said that I didn’t have urethri

Need a urine culture: You need both a urine culture (called a c&s) as well as testing for stds.
Kidney stones feel like someone is stabbing you in the back and are amazingly painful continually, not only when you are urinating.
For the diagnosis of prostatitis, you would need to actually have the prostate milked vis your rectum, a rather unpleasant test. ...Read more

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Can kidney stone with 8mmx4mm in urethral (between bladder and kidney) dissolve with medicines.? Or any procedure is required. I don't have much pa

Can kidney stone with 8mmx4mm in urethral (between bladder and kidney) dissolve with medicines.? Or any procedure is required. I don't have much pa

No: If it is uric acid it can be dissolved. Uric acid stone does not show on plain xray but if you have history of uric acid stones, sodium bicarbonate to raise pH may dissolve stone. Most stones are calcium oxalate and cannot be dissolved. A stone that is 8X4mm is unlikely to pass on its own. Endoscopic procedure is advisable. Make sure you follow with your urologist. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have kidney stones. In a recent xray says: there aremultiple phleboliths in lower pelvis". Is this dangerous? The dr asked if had pain.

I have kidney stones. In a recent xray says: there aremultiple phleboliths in lower pelvis". Is this dangerous? The dr asked if had pain.

Stones vs phlebolith: Kidney stones are not phleboliths and phleboliths are not kidney stones; phleboliths are calcification of pelvic blood vessels. Stones in ureter or kidney are very different. Stones cause pain; phleboliths do not cause pain typically. ...Read more

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I had kidney stone surgery Tuesday basket removal bladder and uretha exploration and lazer done still bleeding lightly now still clotting and in a lot?

I had kidney stone surgery Tuesday basket removal bladder and uretha exploration and lazer done still bleeding lightly now still clotting and in a lot?

Notify urologist: Some urinary bleeding is not unusual and is not worrisome if it's light and clots don't interfere with urination. Drinking lots of fluids is helpful in this regard. Avoid aspirin or antiinflammatories like Aleve, Advil which can increase bleeding tendency. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is ok. However if bleeding persists, becomes heavy and there are large clots, you must notify your urologist. ...Read more

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I have been suffering from urethral pain, urgency since I had a kidney stone pass 9/20/13. I fell & had a bad hip injury in october and had a cystoscope it was normal. Lots of back & hip pain. Causes

I have been suffering from urethral pain, urgency since I had a kidney stone pass 9/20/13. I fell & had a bad hip injury in october and had a cystoscope it was normal. Lots of back & hip pain. Causes

Medication: First rule out a urinary tract infection or bladder inflammation. If no infection, treatment with a medication for overactive bladder may relieve your urgency. Pyridium (phenazopyridine) is sometimes given to relieve painful urination. An orthopedic surgeon should investigate your ongoing back and hip pain looking for hairline fracture, etc. And, if indicated, ordering bone scan, ct scan, mri, etc. ...Read more

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I have a tiny kidney stone. I am experiencing a sharp, moderate pain in the pelvis and pain with urination. Could the kidney stone be causing this?

Yes: Hello, You don't say what "tiny" measures, but a small kidney stone may have passed down the ureter and giving you pelvic pain and pain on urination if it is stuck at the uretero-vesical junction (ureter-bladder connection point).A plain Xray will help. Make sure you strain your urine and follow your doctor's advice. Hope this helps and get well soon. ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


Kidney Stone (Definition)

Solutes precipitate and combine to form stones formed of calcium oxalate usually around a nidus of uric acid. Other solutes that form stones are ca and mg phosphates, cystine, and uric acid staghorn calculi form in the presence of chronic urinary tract infections. Stones can be painful, may require ...Read more