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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
Get it checked !: At your age, primary vaginal cancer is not likely. More commonly these are plugged glands or hair follicles or infections of the vaginal wall(HPV for example). Occasionally cancers (such as cervix or melanoma) can cause cancerous lumps in the vaginal wall. See a gynecologist or family doctor soon. ...Read more
Near vagina, between Urethral orifice & clitoris, more near to urethra it's bit red & feels tough & there's small skin colored bumps in a line? itchy
See remark: Sit in warm tub for 10 minutes a day for few days.Get from a local pharmacy an ointment similar to an ointment called MYCOLOG (it is cortisone-like drug with anti fungal medicine) apply this after getting out of the tub and one more time during the day. If things don't improve you may have to see a doctor Best regards ...Read more
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
Does chlamydia cause the same symptoms wether its located in urethra, bladder or prostate? (i.e. Urethra tip discomfort, testicular pain)
Uti/ kidney stones: Kidney stones can definitely cause UTI's and life threatening kidney infections. They can also cause, when fragments are excreted, urethritis or inflammation of the urethral mucosa that may cause symptoms as described. Abdominal pain, persistence of symptoms, fever, nausea/ vomiting among others, would be alarm signs for a possible evolving infection. ...Read more
Normal: It can be normal to have a skin tag near the urethra. If there are no other symptoms then show it to his pediatrician during the next visit. ...Read more
42yr old with new monthly scrotal-groin, urethra, perineum muscle pains, bubbly urine, no other symptoms. Is this CPPS or prostititis? How to know ?
36 yr old female with multiple tiny soft movable lumps in back of vaginal wall painless felt in vaginal and anus
Can't tell w/o exam: Can't answer your inquiry without you being examined by a GYN MD to determine cause of the lumps. ...Read more
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
During rough sex, penis bent. Blood shot out of Urethra. ER did ultrasound, no fracture. Urologist said urethral tear. masturbated and reinjured?
Very possible. Take: it easy for a while to allow the body to rest and heal completely. See the Urologist again to ensure all is well and heals well with no stricture. ...Read more
Female with 4mm kidney stone moving for 6mths. Burning sore urethra; worse at end of urine stream & after. NO infection. Why so much urethra pain?
Here are some...: A stone stuck at the very end of ureter may induce severe inflammation in few leading to voiding irritation as described. So, be evaluated so to see if the above fits your scenario; if so, removing such stone is the choice of care. How to get the related events done correctly for good care? Follow steps in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish to your health... ...Read more
I am experiencing mild urethritis inside my urethra in the glans penis area. It doesn't go away and it's already 3 months. Urethral stricture maybe?
More info needed: I don't know what you mean by "experiencing urethritis". What symptoms? If reduced urine flow, or if your urine sprays instead of coming out in a normal stream, it could be a stricture. If you're having discharge or uncomfortable urination, you may have urethritis. That means an STD like gonorrhea, chlamydia, or nongonococcal urethritis (NGU). See a doctor for examination and testing. Good luck! ...Read more
Female, married recently.Intermittent itching occurs in the external genital area, labia minora & majora &area above the clitoris. Is talc good to use?
Urinary frequency 100 ml retained urine inflamed urethra no infection cystoscopy Nml kidney u/s Nml 1x trace blood severe IBS urethra causing /ibs?
Medical education: Educate your self about your condition and your treatment options to include cystoscopy. Find out the risks involved with having the surgery vice not having the surgery. Write down your questions before you see your physician. Let the medical team know about your concerns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: You may watch this video for instruction, but I would not recommend relying just on this for training. You should get instruction from a qualified nurse. http://www.studentnursejourney.com/catheterizing-the-female-urinary-bladder-live-patient/ ...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?
Hello. I'm desperate for help. No insurance, etc. 2 weeks ago my boyfriend slipped during intercourse and tore my vestibule near the urethra. So I waited several days for it to heal and not much progress. We took lots of pics to zoom in close to see what
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(Female) Urethra discharge, all STD DNA test negative, blood check normal. Should I go to an ID specialist or urologist?
Here are some ...: Urethral dilation for females is designed to ease the urethral functional narrowing from "stricture" or spam , but with widely variable symptomatic improvement so some controversy of its practice has remained. As to voiding often, it is related with changing bladder ability to hold the urine which is related with bladder muscle stability (OAB), central nerve change over time (aging), and... ...Read more
I am a female. 18 years old. And i can see my urethra. It hangs out of my body. It's been this way for a while. Is something wrong?
Prolapse?: This would be pretty unusual. It sounds like a gentle gynecological exam with an emphasis on going over normal anatomy with you would be a good idea. ...Read more
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
See a doctor: This sort of symptom needs in-person professional evaluation. Are you sure the dishcarge is from the urethra, not vagina? In any case, it sounds like an infection, although atypical for most urinary tract infections. STDs are possible if at risk, but quite rare at your age. Don't mess around with this; see your doctor ASAP. Good luck! ...Read more
Female, feel like I have a swollen urethra, feels swollen inside and hurts. Recurrent uti's. What should I do?
See your doctor: This complaint should be evaluated through examination and testing for infection. See your provider. ...Read more
26 yo/female. Noticed a lump. Urethra seems to come out at top of this lump. It is soft and does not hurt. A little bigger than a pea.
I have a few movable flaps on my urethra (female), went to my gyno said they were normal glands but i can move them up and down , side like a skintag.
Here are some...: How have the described flaps bothered you? Does the look of flaps bother you or do they hurt you? If not hurting and being checked as normal, I would say they are the normal variation with no clinical significance. Remember, we are born perfectly the same. Of course, without a direct look at, it is still hard to tell what these flaps may be for sure, clinically, they could be embryonal remnants. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer