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Meatus (Definition)

In human anatomy a meatus is referenced usually referenced as an opening to a canal. For example the auditory meatus is the opening in your ear that opens into your hearing canal that transmits sounds to your to your brain for interpretation. Likewise the urinary meatus opens into your urethra through ...Read more


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I was wondering does the chorda tympani nerve carry vibrations that travels via the internal auditory meatus?

I was wondering does the chorda tympani nerve carry vibrations that travels via the internal auditory meatus?

Branch of Facial n: Chorda tympani is a branch of the mastoid segment of the facial nerve. Contain preganglionic parasympathetic fibers which innervate the submandibular and sublingual glands. Also contains afferent taste fibers from anterior 2/3rds of the tongue destined for nucleus of solitary tract. Does not travel through internal acoustic meatus. ...Read more

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White bumps on the meatus opening on the penis head. Smaller white bumps on the surrounding area. What could it be? Am a virgin

White bumps on the meatus opening on the penis head. Smaller white bumps on the surrounding area. What could it be? Am a virgin

Pearly papules?: Angiofibromas called penile pearly papules, sebaceous cysts, mulloscum contagiosum, Tyson's glands, Fordyce spots, folliculitis, to name a few benign skin lesions.

http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/1058826-overview

Please visit your PMD or Dermatologist for confirmation and treatment. ...Read more

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I am a virgin and circumcised. After masturbating a month ago, my meatus becone inflammed. I continue for a few times a week and now there's a bump?

I am a virgin and circumcised. After masturbating a month ago, my meatus becone inflammed. I continue for a few times a week and now there's a bump?

Urethritis: It is possible that you are masturbating rather roughly, which can pull on the meatus and cause stretching and irritation. If you are using lotion to masturbate, it may have alcohol or other irritants which get inside the urethra. Try a hypoallergenic lubricant instead. The bump may be caused by scarring from repetitive trauma. See a urologist if it persists. ...Read more

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I have urethritis and there is a bump on my meatus. What can I do at home to help it cure? Will drinking water and stopping masturbation helps?

I have urethritis and there is a bump on my meatus. What can I do at home to help it cure? Will drinking water and stopping masturbation helps?

What kind urethrits?: Something doesn't compute. Urethritis (usually with discharge, +/- painful urination) usually is gonorrhea, chlamydia, or nongonococcal urethritis (NGU). Maybe herpes if the "bump" is painful or blister like. Assuming a doctor has diagnosed urethritis, s/he probably prescribed treatment for these STDs. That's what will cure it, not fluid intake or changes in masturbation practices. Speak with doc. ...Read more

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I notice a small tiny bump at my penis meatus this morning. It show like pin head, red and no discharge. What it could be and what I have to do?

I notice a small tiny bump at my penis meatus this morning. It show like pin head, red and no discharge. What it could be and what I have to do?

Here are some...: The described scenario suggests that tiny bump likely has existed for a long time, but is just incidentally noticed this morning. Clinically, it may be a skin tag, hyperactive sebaceous gland, some kinds of fibroangioma, etc. Nonetheless, it's hard to give right Dx without a direct look at. For confirmation, follow instructions described in http://www. Formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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Very small bumps (like pimple, without pus) on my penis meatus. Visible after ejaculation. No pain or itch. What is it??

Very small bumps (like pimple, without pus) on my penis meatus. Visible after ejaculation. No pain or itch. What is it??

PPP?: Likely are pearly penile papules, which are harmless. See: http://pppremoval. Hubpages. Com/hub/pearly-penile-papules-ppp-removal-treatments -- for more information and options on treatment, if desired. If not similar, should see your dr or a urologist for diagnosis and treatment options. Can also google-image for comparison images. ...Read more

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I have 1 mm raised bumps on my penis tip. 1 on the glans, the other near the meatus. My only partner has HPV but cleared otherwise. Is this early hpv?

I have 1 mm raised bumps on my penis tip. 1 on the glans, the other near the meatus. My only partner has HPV but cleared otherwise. Is this early hpv?

Could be: Hpv is a bit difficult to source as you may incubate the virus for months to years before they form visible lesions. Your "cleared"partner may have also continued to shed virus without visible lesions. Since male genital lesions tend to cluster on the glans the bumps you see may be early lesions. An exam for confirmation and discussion of your options for care is indicated. ...Read more

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I have some little white bumps, for some time now, on top of penis near the external urethral meatus, I've never had sex, only oral what could it be?

I have some little white bumps, for some time now, on top of penis near the external urethral meatus, I've never had sex, only oral what could it be?

Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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3-5 small flesh coloured bumps on penis glans near meatus. Negative for stds. No pain/burning just some irritation. How can I make them go away?

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3-5 small flesh coloured bumps on penis glans near meatus. Negative for stds. No pain/burning just some irritation. How can I make them go away?

Need...: The surest way to verify what these bumps may be is having a direct look at and feel on them after reviewing detailed info on the specific features, progress, & evolution of them. How to have the related things for good medical care done correctly? Follow instructions described in http://www. Formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Then you can work closer & better with doc so to reach right diagnosis.. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a male tear his meatus?

Please tell me, could a male tear his meatus?

Yes: It usually occurs because something is placed inside the urethra and pulled out roughly, tearing the opening. Sometimes piercings can be pulled loose and tear the opening. (especially, prince alberts.). ...Read more

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More sensitivity in the meatus area during orgasm for a man. Should that be a concern?

More sensitivity in the meatus area during orgasm for a man. Should that be a concern?

Does not sound: Concerning to me. This area will be sensitive due to increased blood flow and significant amount of nerve endings in the area. ...Read more

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What happens when I decide to masterbuate and then my meatus and glans won't hide?

What happens when I decide to masterbuate and then my meatus and glans won't hide?

Still Aroused: Most likely the glans is still engorged with blood and will eventually shrink down and cover up. After ejaculation, the penis may take some time to resume its full flaccid state.

Sometimes the foreskin gets trapped behind the glans and prevents it from shrinking down. If the foreskin is caught and the glans does not shrink down, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to tear your meatus?

Is it possible for you to tear your meatus?

Yes: It usually occurs because something is placed inside the urethra and pulled out roughly, tearing the opening. Sometimes piercings can be pulled loose and tear the opening. (especially, prince alberts.). ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: meatus?

What is the definition or description of: meatus?

An opening or canal: In human anatomy a meatus is referenced usually referenced as an opening to a canal. For example the auditory meatus is the opening in your ear that opens into your hearing canal that transmits sounds to your to your brain for interpretation. Likewise the urinary meatus opens into your urethra through which urine is discharged. ...Read more

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Is it normal for meatus to be red?

Is it normal for meatus to be red?

Anatomy?: Are you referring to the external opening?
As part of the urinary mucosa, the red color is normal. If you are having symptoms of pain or burning see your physician to rule out infection. ...Read more

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What common/normal condition cause swollen meatus?

What common/normal condition cause swollen meatus?

Which one?: A meatus is an opening. Which opening are you referring to: the ear, urethra or the nose? ...Read more

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My meatus is swollen and my piss goes in all directions. Wassup?

My meatus is swollen and my piss goes in all directions. Wassup?

A type of blockage: Meatus is area where inside of body meets outside world; it's at the end of the urethra which is the channel leading from the urinary bladder outward. In male, this urethra is the 'pee-nama' canal. In female, it's the 'pee-size canal-:). In ur case, end or tip of watering can is swollen (inflammed or infected) blocking part of urine exit & pissing becomes spray, not hose. That's wassup. Down dere! ...Read more

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What can cause the meatus on my penis to become inflamed/swell up?

What can cause the meatus on my penis to become inflamed/swell up?

Two: The two most common reasons for this are related to urinary infection issues or to local trauma, typically from sexual activity. Check with your doctor if the symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Uretheritis meatus relief in men? Is diflucan (fluconazole) po good for this?

Uretheritis meatus relief in men? Is diflucan (fluconazole) po good for this?

Urethritis: Infections inside the urethra are most often either chlamydia or gonorrhea. Yeast does not cause the symptoms of urethritis. But, yeast infections are common on the skin around the penis and scrotum.

Perhaps your local std clinic or a good men's health expert can help you sort this out. ...Read more

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Could the nasal conchae also be termed the nasal meatus? What's the difference in conchae and meatus?

Could the nasal conchae also be termed the nasal meatus? What's the difference in conchae and meatus?

Nasal/sinus anatomy: The conchae are also called turbinates- scrolls of erectile tissue and thin bone that can enlarge from allergy, inflammation, etc. There are 3-4 on each side of the nose. The meatus is a space where sinuses drain; there are 3 of those. The shape of the conchae plus other nearby structures contribute to determine the shape and area of each meatus. All are important in sinus drainage and airflow. ...Read more

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Original post got cut off. Main concern is urethral meatus is quite inflamed/protruding. It's about 5-6 mm in diameter. Very hard.?

Original post got cut off. Main concern is urethral meatus is quite inflamed/protruding. It's about 5-6 mm in diameter. Very hard.?

See your doctor: Confusing -- a recent question was from a male who described redness of his urethra, but this question says you are female. Are you that person? Either way, I'm not confident self-diagnosis of "inflammation" is accurate, but meatal protrusion should be professionally examined, so see your doctor. Maybe genital warts? Don't try to further self-diagnose or treat. Good luck. ...Read more