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Swollen urethra and vagina after sex. Burning sensation while I use the restroom, no odor nor discharge. Std? Uti? Reaction to condom?

Swollen urethra and vagina after sex. Burning sensation while I use the restroom, no odor nor discharge. Std? Uti? Reaction to condom?

See answer: Such symptoms could be caused by any of the above: UTI (usually burning with urination, urgency, frequency); std (gc, chlamydia most common), vaginitis (though usually associated with a discharge), or allergy to a contraceptive, spermicide, or lubricant. If symptoms occur right after sex within hours, allergy or trauma related to vigorous/prolonged sex most likely. If symptoms persist, see your md. ...Read more

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Urethral Discharge (Definition)

Urethral discharge is the abnormal appearance of fluid from the urethra, primarily due to infection. The fluid may be thin (serous) or thick (mucopurulent), depending on the type and severity of inflammation or infection. It is commonly associated with stds such as gonorrhea or chalmydia, or utis where the bladder urine or prostate are infected. It is usually accompanied ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: urethral discharge?

What is the definition or description of: urethral discharge?

Fluid from urethra.: Urethral discharge is the abnormal appearance of fluid from the urethra, primarily due to infection. The fluid may be thin (serous) or thick (mucopurulent), depending on the type and severity of inflammation or infection. It is commonly associated with stds such as gonorrhea or chalmydia, or utis where the bladder urine or prostate are infected. It is usually accompanied by pain and burning. ...Read more

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What medicine to take for urethral discharge 1 motnh ago. tnx?

What medicine to take for urethral discharge 1 motnh ago. tnx?

Needs Evaluation: Urethral discharge needs to be evaluated by a physician. Test may be needed to identify the etiology. Treatment for gonorrheal urethritis and non-specific urethritis is warranted and requires physician prescription. ...Read more

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What can be done about a woman with urethral discharge that's thick, white, odorless?

What can be done about a woman with urethral discharge that's thick, white, odorless?

Depends: If we're dealing with an infection, then antibiotics would be appropriate. Other entities like diverticula may require surgical intervention. Best to hook up with a urologist. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of yellowish discharge from urethra?

Gonorrhea...: Yellowish urethral discharge in a sexually active man should be checked if getting STD-related urethritis esp.& specifically from gonorrhea. How to sort these out correctly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Of course, the implicated partners need to be checked, treated, and followed at the same time so to prevent reinfection. ...Read more

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What causes ocasionaly peeling of penis skin and itchy urethra after unprotected fellatio? No discharge, sometimes itchy anus. Urine tests negative.

What causes ocasionaly peeling of penis skin and itchy urethra after unprotected fellatio?  No discharge, sometimes itchy anus. Urine tests negative.

Problems: Two things: 1: Please don't have any sex with either a woman or a man for at least two months. 2: If the skin and itching is a problem please make an appointment to see your doctor. Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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I have been having burning while urinating & a yellow discharge coming from urethra what causes other than a std could this be I hope its not ?

I have been having burning while urinating & a yellow discharge coming from urethra what causes other than a std could this be I hope its not       ?

Urethritis: Most of these symptoms I'm afraid are STD related. Gonorrhea and chlamydia come to mind. There are of course others, but these would be less likely. In some cases, you could have a problem within the urethra itself - but I think 'common things are common' and you should get checked for an STD. The good news is, these are curable, and you can go back to normal healthy living after treatment. See MD ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...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