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Causes Of Urethral Cyst
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
No: Treatment of urethral cysts depends on location and if they are causing symptoms. If the cysts are around or near the urethral meatus and not causing discomfort or interfering with voiding then they generally do not need to be treated. A urethral diverticulum is not a true cyst but a weak point in the urethra wall which may need treatment if it contributes to infection. Get your doctor's advice ...Read more
Here are...: Generally speaking, cyst is used to describe a space with its biologically active lining to actively balance its secretion and absorption, with or without an opening like a gland. When such opening is poorly draining, the gland space slowly dilates to form a cyst. In males, Littre's glands of urehtra and Cowper's glands; in females, Skene's glands or inside urethra itself as urethral diverticulum. ...Read more
What are the long term affects of not getting a urethral cyst removed since its not causing any issues.
Few to none: in the absence of symptoms, I can't really think of any consequences ...Read more
What are some health concerns with not getting a urethral cyst removed although it is not causing any symptoms?
What are some health concerns with not getting a urethral cyst removed although their are no symptoms?
What are some complications of a cathetar being in for a few days after having a urethral cyst removed?
Nothing: The surgeon would advise removal in few days ...Read more
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Meatal cyst: If you mean one in an infant male they can resolve on their own. Regular hygiene practice should suffice. ...Read more
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