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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
Here are some...: Hi! Sobriquet1, Sorry to see you're being fretted by seeing "white thing out of urethra", which needs to be evaluated objectively to verify its clinical significance for you. To have its related things sorted out correctly has not to be hard by following instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work with doc closely so to reach right Dx & Rx ...Read more
Anatomic fact: Male urethra is much longer than the female. Female urethra extends from bladder neck, located behind pubic boe, straight down ending between labia minora, a matter of about 4.5 cm. Male urethra extends down toward back of scrotum, where it is little more than skin deep ; then angles forward across base of scrotum before running entire length of penis. At least 4 times length of female if erect. ...Read more
Imperfect: Very few things about people are perfect. The appearance of the female urethral opening (meatus) can vary pretty widely. ...Read more
White substance around female urethra opening? Not a lot of it but it's not coming out of the vagina. Could it be yeast?
Sore female urethra. Pulled back skin to find a small white bump right next to pee hole. Negative for STDs recently and no new partner. What is this?
Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, tendons and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more
What does it mean if there is a yellow discharge & funny smell coming out from the female's urethra?
Urethra or vagina: Both very close. Could be at std like gonorrhea, bacterial urethritis or vaginosis which gives appearance of discharge/pus coming from urethral meatus. U would have to look very closely 2b sure it's coming from the urethral opening. Suggest that she consults her gynecologist. ...Read more
Is it normal for a 2yr old female's urethra opening to seal off allowing a small amount if urine to pass? Dr only gave hydrocortisone cream.
Labial fusion: It's not the urethra that's sealed, it's likely the labia in front of the urethra that are fused together . This is actually pretty common. It becomes a problem when, as you described, it obstructs the flow of urine. When this happens a mild steroid or hormone cream can be used to gently open the labia and remove the obstruction. ...Read more
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