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Causes Of Urethral Caruncle
Can lisinopril be causing my urethral caruncle to become inflamed? Started the lisinopril a week ago and my caruncle is swollen and painful. I have
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
CARUNCLE: The trick is to get them to become assymptomatic. Many times they are found by a doctor and not mentioned as they are very common in post menopausal women. It should feel better w/in a few days to a week of treatment. ...Read more
What is the difference between urethral diverticulum vs urethral caruncle? And how are they determined?
Multiple treatments.: Urethral caruncles are benign outgrowths of tissue at the urethral opening, occurring primarily in postmenopausal women. If there are no symptoms, & it appears benign, no treatment is necessary. For symptoms such as bleeding & pain, topical estrogen cream for 2-3 months, warm sitz-baths & anti-inflammatory drugs can be used. If large and painful, surgical excision can be performed. ...Read more
I was prescribed an estrogen gel for my urethral caruncle that I cannot afford. Is there something natural/organic I can use to heal it?
Here are some ...: What really causes urethral caruncle is still unclear, but we do know it results from mucosal laxing & protrusion of the posterior distal urethra in the elderly female resulting in a "mass" like a little cheery attaching to posterior aspect of urethral meatus. Its size widely varies and will slowly increase over time. Clinically, it's painless most of the times, but it may irritates and bleeds. ...Read more
Caruncle: No, but it may ease any associated discomfort temporarily. ...Read more
Is it typical to have purulent discharge and growths on the floor of the vagina associated with urethral caruncle?
Yes: If you have a caruncle, then discharge would be normal. I'm not sure what 'growths' you are referring to. Sometimes the vagina appears 'bumpy' which is normal, elastic tissue of the vagina, but any growth should also be looked at by a physician. Wouldn't want to miss a lesion that could be concerning. See a doctor for definitive answer. ...Read more
Can a dropped uterus 1992 and caruncle outside of urethra and a Foley have anything to do with a feeling that vagine will dropout. Cant stand to long?
Painful caruncle with a urethral discharge I have been using estrace (estradiol) but i don't feel any better. Should i be concern that this is ca.? Mgus diagnosis too.
I was in the shower and suddenly I felt an intense stinging in my lacrimal caruncle! It's really red, what would cause this?
Can you tell me if throughout a recent urology exam the md said I have a caruncle.does anyone know what this is or what causes it?
Benign: A urethral caruncle is what we call a granulomatous(benign) lesion at the urethral meatus(opening)..Most often in post menopausal women. It is bright red,soft and smooth.If the diagnosis is apparent, no treatment is needed. Estrogen crean and anti inflammatory cream may be used.If it is bothersome it can be removed or cauterized. It is not a serious condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My eye caruncle has become red, enlarged like cherry. Using Tobradex eye drops. There is sticky like discharge sometimes. What can be the cause ?
Infection: You need to see your PCP for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Several causes.: A urethral stricture is a narrowing of the urethra, causing urinary difficulties or obstruction. There are many causes. Injury to the urinary tract from instrumentation, pelvic fracture, or straddle injury are causes. Sexually transmitted infections, skin diseases such as lichen sclerosis, congenital abnormalities such as hypospadias, and radiation therapy for cancer are potential causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some...: The hypersensitized urethral lining by inflammation usually from UTI or STD-related urethritis will induce various degree of burning urination or called dysuria. To figure out what may cause it, follow instruction in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onUTI.html. Best wish to health... ...Read more
Many causes. : A urethral stricture is a narrowing of the urethra, causing urinary difficulties or obstruction. There are many causes. Injury to the urinary tract from instrumentation, pelvic fracture, or straddle injury are causes. Sexually transmitted infections, skin diseases such as lichen sclerosis, congenital abnormalities such as hypospadias, and radiation therapy for cancer are potential causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer