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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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Used canesten cream to get rid of my male yeast infection. Now my penis tip has gone red. Mainly around urethra. burns to pee sometimes. Help please ?

Used canesten cream to get rid of my male yeast infection. Now my penis tip has gone red. Mainly around urethra.  burns to pee sometimes. Help please ?

Allergy to the cream: I think you have an allergy to this product-not sure if you have other known allergies? Generally clotrimazole is well tolerated and will wipe out a localized fungal infection, but there's other stuff in the cream you could be allergic to. Best to show the rash to a doc and monitor for any worsening. The cream also contains benzyl alcohol, cetostearyl alcohol, and octyldodecanol among other chems ...Read more

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Can you get a yeast infection in your uretha (male)f?

Can you get a yeast infection in your uretha (male)f?

Yeast: Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician. ...Read more

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Can you have yeast infection in urethra?

Can you have yeast infection in urethra?

Yeast infection: You can, but this would be very unusual. ...Read more

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Does a yeast infection cause the urethra to swell?

Yes, it could: A yeast infection could do this. But so can other things, like herpes or other STDs. If yeast has been professionally diagnosed, discuss it with the doctor or clinic treating you. If not, see a doctor ASAP. Don't treat yourself with an over-the-counter yeast medicine unless the diagnosis is certain. ...Read more

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I am female, over 60/concerned that the fleshy part of my external urethra is a bright red. What causes this? I do not have a UTI or yeast infection.

I am female, over 60/concerned that the fleshy part of my external urethra is a bright red. What causes this? I do not have a UTI or yeast infection.

May be a caruncle...: What you described most likely represents the occurrence of urethral caruncle - a 0.5-1 cm papular lesion from protrusion of posterior aspect of urethra, which is benign & usually asymptomatic, occurs to menopausal women, and requires no Rx, but occasionally still needs some Rx to shrink it or remove or biopsy it. Detail? Ask urologist timely. ...Read more

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I have an itchy sensation on the lips near my urethra but not near my vagina. I don't think it's a yeast infection, what could it be?

I have an itchy sensation on the lips near my urethra but not near my vagina. I don't think it's a yeast infection, what could it be?

Irritation?: It could be from soap or laundry detergent is they have perfume/dyes in them. Try soaking in a plain water bath and sleeping without underwear. If symptoms continue, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Wife always has yeast infection. Past 3 days I feel like Uribe is stuck in urethra after urinating. No burning only discomfort after urinating.Yeast?

Urethral stricture?: Recurrent vaginal yeast infections are common in some women. Usually they can be prevented, e.g. with a weekly dose of fluconazole (Diflucan) by mouth. Yeast but possibly urethral symptoms. "Urine stuck" sounds like a possible urethral stricture, whick is not caused by yeast. Best for you both to see your doctors) professional evaluation and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm majorly itchy in my entire private area (urethra to anus). I've been treating an anal fissure & don't know if its from that or a yeast infection?

I'm majorly itchy in my entire private area (urethra to anus). I've been treating an anal fissure & don't know if its from that or a yeast infection?

Can be both: If you have had any raw skin in these areas for more than 3 days, yeast can cling to and trigger a rash or itching.Poo is naturally in your poo and can take the opportunity of irritated or raw skin from any reason to set up new living quarters. Twice a day anti-fungal cream may help. ...Read more

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Dr told me I had a yeast infection. Got a pill for one day & I went to buy Monistat because the itching wasn't subsiding & the inside of my vagina still looked white. I had sex & next day I saw my urethra area is dark brown while the rest is pink?

Dr told me I had a yeast infection. Got a pill for one day & I went to buy Monistat because the itching wasn't subsiding & the inside of my vagina still looked white. I had sex & next day I saw my urethra area is dark brown while the rest is pink?

Obgyn exam: Consider having your Obgyn do an examination. Yeast infections do not typically cause a brown discoloration of the periurethral area. Your doctor can do a pelvic exam. They can confirm the yeast infection has resolved. They can evaluate for other causes of genital itching and determine if any hyper pigmentation abnormalities are present. ...Read more

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I had protected anal sex (receiving) on December 4. Shortly after, I developed a yeast infection on my anus as diagnosed by planned parenthood. Treated with antifungal cream and went away. For a week now, I've had pain in my urethra. Neg. UTI. ?

I had protected anal sex (receiving) on December 4. Shortly after, I developed a yeast infection on my anus as diagnosed by planned parenthood. Treated with antifungal cream and went away. For a week now, I've had pain in my urethra. Neg. UTI. ?

Separate problems: You cannot get a urethral/penile STD from receptive anal sex. But if the sexual contact, or another recent contat, include urethral/penile exposure, perhaps that's the explanation. Any discharge? Painful urination? Penile blisters, sores, etc? Return to the clinic for additional evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does a vaginal yeast infection can cause a small pimples above the urethra?

Does a vaginal yeast infection can cause a small pimples above the urethra?

Satellites?: Yeast infections can cause a red rash with "satellite" lesions extending from the main rash. The small pimples you describe could be "satellites". ...Read more

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Urethra itches. Wet mount tested negative for STDs and yeast infection. Urinalysis tested negative for uti, what could it be? Help

Urethra itches. Wet mount tested negative for STDs and yeast infection. Urinalysis tested negative for uti, what could it be? Help

Not sure but: Vaginal douching and drinking water with cranberry juice may help. Allergy to cotton underwear, sexual intercourse perhaps may have contributed to ur symptoms. Follow up with ur pcp or gyn if u don't feel better. Best wishes! http://health.Yahoo.Net/symptomsearch?Addterm=vaginal+itching;addterm=pain+in+urethra;addterm=vaginal-discharge. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for painful swollen vestibule and it's evenly covering my urethral opening. I have a current vaginal yeast infection.

See remark: You already made the diagnosis..
Yeast infection cause the symptoms you are complaining of.If you have no doctor,
soak your vagina with solution of baking powder1/2 teaspoon in 1/2 cup of waem water for 3-4 days
Additionally you can pick up from a local pharmacy a
generic vaginal anti-fungal cream to use as per its instruction
Good luck & maa salama ...Read more

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Right side/rib pain down into pelvis with a foul smell what could it be already check for a yeast infection but not it. Pain level is 7?

Right side/rib pain down into pelvis with a foul smell what could it be already check for a yeast infection but not it. Pain level is 7?

Maybe urinary tract: May be a complex urinary tract infection. If a bladder infection (a "lower" uti) works its way upstream, could infect the actual kidney, which can give pain in the flank distribution, also systemic symptoms. An upper urinary tract infection is called a pyelonephritis, and can be serious.
Kidney stone can cause pain, but wouldn't commonly have smells.
Would recommend further medical evaluation. ...Read more

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How do you get a yeast infection treated?

Best to see doctor: Yeast infections can be treated with over the counter monistat. If that does not help or you are having them often then see your doctor. There are prescription meds that can help. ...Read more

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What are the signs when you get a yeast infection?

Sxs: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more

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What are the signs when you get a yeast infection?

What are the signs when you get a yeast infection?

Yeast infection. : Vaginal itching plus a thick white discharge like cottage cheese is usually a yeast infection. You can treat this with an over the counter medication for yeast infections that can be found in a drug store. Being on antibiotics or eating a lot of sweets, soda pop, fruit juice and alcohol makes a person more prone to yeast infections. ...Read more

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Can you get a yeast infection from using a tampon?

Possibly: The longer the tampon is in place, or if the tampon dries you out too much it can irritate the tissues and make you more prone to getting a yeast infection, but does not actually cause it. ...Read more

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Can you get a yeast infection due to using baby wipes ?

Can you get a yeast infection due to using baby wipes ?

Yes and no: Baby wipes often contain chemicals that irritate the skin. The poop always contains yeast, and these germs will take advantage of an opportunity to trigger a yeast rash in any area where the skin irritation created the conditions where they can thrive. So the wipes don't bring the yeast/rash, they just create the conditions where they can happen. ...Read more

Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more