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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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Is vestibular papillae in the labia minora normal in the female anatomy?

Is vestibular papillae in the labia minora normal in the female anatomy?

BenignAndAsymptomati: Benign asymptomatic anatomic variant of the vulvar epithelium present in 1% women Yes it is normal and is present 1% of females.It is not caused by HPV Virus and should not be confused with it ...Read more

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Would urethral membranous stricture cause premature ejaculation ?

Would urethral membranous stricture cause premature ejaculation ?

Premature: Ejaculation is sometimes called ill-timed ejaculation. It is a subjective evaluation. You may orgasm too quickly and not satisfy your partner. If you have concerns you can see your doc or a licensed sex therapist. It is not an illness. Please ask your urologist or your doc about the stricture question. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Patient has double urethral opening fertile or not?

Patient has double urethral opening fertile or not?

Hypospadius: Uncorrected hypospadius can be a fertility issue depending how far back on the penis shaft the urethral opening is positioned. If it's on the glans penis ("head") it won't likely be an issue. I would recommend you get checked by a urologist. ...Read more

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Can urinary bladder prolapse into the vagina due to vigorous masturbating ?

Can urinary bladder prolapse into the vagina due to vigorous masturbating ?

Unlikely: Usually bladder prolapse occurs when the pelvic muscle is weakened. This is a common issue for women. Some causes can be lifting, chronic coughing, constipation with straining, obesity or just becoming older. ...Read more

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How painful is membranous urethral stricture dilatation ?

How painful is membranous urethral stricture dilatation ?

Moderately painful: This most often done using local( Lidocaine) anesthesia in the office, The pain also depends on the severity of the stricture. If severe, an optical internal urethrotomy ( cutting the stricture using a cystoscope) may be done with general anesthesia ...Read more

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My urethral opening is the same size as my vaginal opening. I use a mitrofanoff. (I can't urinate through my urethra) Could this be involved?

My urethral opening is the same size as my vaginal opening. I use a mitrofanoff. (I can't urinate through my urethra) Could this be involved?

What is the question: I know what Mitrofanoff is, I am a little confused about urethral size and vaginal size, but I can understand it. I did not know what this could be involved in what? If this a follow up question, i did not get the first part. You can ask the question again with some more clarity of what you really want. sorry some of my colleague might have a better understanding, and a better answer. ...Read more

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Does ductus deferens attach to urethra or prostate gland?

Does ductus deferens attach to urethra or prostate gland?

Prostate: It enters through the prostate. Remember the prostate is like a donut. The donut hole is part of the urethra, called the prostatic urethra. ...Read more

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Describe gender reassignment surgery male to female?

Describe gender reassignment surgery male to female?

Gender reassignment: The surgical procedures by which a person's physical appearance and function of their existing sexual characteristics are altered to resemble that of the other sex. ...Read more

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Had meatoplasty or urethral dilation helped your bladder problems?

Had meatoplasty or urethral dilation helped your bladder problems?

What: You had meatoplasy and urethral dilatation. What is your question? I am sorry if I misunderstood your question. ...Read more

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In bimenual pelvic exam of daughter, how doctor check labia minora and majora & anus internally-not externally by inserting 2 fingers in vaginal wall?

In bimenual pelvic exam of daughter, how doctor check labia minora and majora & anus internally-not externally by inserting 2 fingers in vaginal wall?

Please Clarify: I am sorry, but I do not get the question or the concern. Please explain what you are worried about. Do you think the doctor missed something? ...Read more

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Red at opening of urethra?

Depends: Your sex & age would be helpful. In older women, urethral caruncles or prolapse is extremely common. This can cause mild urinary frequency or burning that can be treated with low dose vaginal estrogen cream, . ...Read more

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What is the opening between the labia minora in the female genital region called?

What is the opening between the labia minora in the female genital region called?

Introitus: Means entrance to an opening, in this case urethral & vaginal openings. Vulva includes labia & clitoris. ...Read more

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Is bladder & urethral pain after a C-section normal?

Needs evaluation: 21 year old woman asking if bladder and urethral pain after a c-section is normal. The bladder is retracted during a cesarian section and the urethra is commonly instrumented as a foley catheter is passed. Thus pain may occur but can never be dismissed. Pain with urination indicates urethritis and suprapubic pain may be cystitis. DVT, PE, wound infection and UTIs after surg must be evaluated ...Read more

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Feeling something out of vagina, fleshy. Cervix is close to opening. Pain with intercourse, pelvic pain, difficulty with emptying. Suggestions?

Feeling something out of vagina, fleshy. Cervix is close to opening. Pain with intercourse, pelvic pain, difficulty with emptying. Suggestions?

Consult Gynecologist: With the symptoms you described I will advice you to consult your gynecologist and get it checked.You may have an infectious process or something else ...Read more

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