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How to find female urethra for caterization?

How to find female urethra for caterization?

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

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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What color should the opening to the female urethra be?

What color should the opening to the female urethra be?

Pink: The urethral meatus, which is the opening of the urethra is typically the same color as the vaginal mucosa, pink. ...Read more

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Help! There's white thing coming out of female urethra!?

Help! There's white thing coming out of female urethra!?

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

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Any suggestions on which is longer the male or female urethra?

Any suggestions on which is longer the male or female urethra?

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

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Help please! I'm having white thing coming out of female urethra! Never happened before?

Help please! I'm having white thing coming out of female urethra! Never happened before?

White thing in...: Female urethra. Sounds like a fibroepithelial polyp from your age of 31y. You need an evaluation by a urologist with cystoscopy likely. ...Read more

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I wanted to know how the female urethra opening should look is the opening a perfect circle?

I wanted to know how the female urethra opening should look is the opening a perfect circle?

Imperfect: Very few things about people are perfect. The appearance of the female urethral opening (meatus) can vary pretty widely. ...Read more

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(Female) Urethra discharge, all STD DNA test negative, blood check normal. Should I go to an ID specialist or urologist?

(Female) Urethra discharge, all STD DNA test negative, blood check normal. Should I go to an ID specialist or urologist?

Vaginal discharge?: If vaginal discharge, which would be more likely probably than urethral discharge, then you can see an gynecologist. If you're convinced it's urethral then seeing a urologist would be advisable. Good luck ...Read more

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Why my uretha size keeps getting larger first size 14 now 18 for my foley. I hate going larger. Cathetor leaking at 18 french. I'm female thanks!

Why my uretha size keeps getting larger first size 14 now 18 for my foley. I hate going larger. Cathetor leaking at 18 french. I'm female thanks!

Hormone effects/age: It could be a variety of reasons. As you get older there are physiologic changes, likely related to menopause. With lower or no estrogen in your system, your vaginal tissues including the tissue around the urethra will be less elastic and thinner. This could lead to incontinence as the muscles around the urethra do not squeeze as well. Surgery can restore urethra by a gynecologist and help ...Read more

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23 yar old lady noticed dime sized cyst between her pelvis and her vagina sestive to touch, squishy to touch. Has cystic breast already?

23 yar old lady noticed dime sized cyst between her pelvis and her vagina sestive to touch, squishy to touch. Has cystic breast already?

Could be:: Small boil (skin infection) below skin, could be a swollen, enlarged sebaceous gland, a swollen lymph node, a lipoma (benign fat tumor) - it does not sound like anything dangerous, or like any type of std. ...Read more

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Pea sized lump in groin where upper leg meets abdomen and pelvis. Is this common? Does not hurt. Will watch but concerned. 25 female..

Pea sized lump in groin where upper leg meets abdomen and pelvis. Is this common? Does not hurt. Will watch but concerned. 25 female..

Lymph node: You are probably feeling an inguinal lymph node. If you just noticed this, and there are no others, watch it as you mentioned, but see your doctor if something changes (especially with your history). ...Read more

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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?

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

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My urethra is white, is this normal? I am female. I have had pain coming from the urethra for 3 months and I'm sure it was pink before

My urethra is white, is this normal? I am female. I have had pain coming from the urethra for 3 months and I'm sure it was pink before

White urethra: Would be useful to know age, if sexually active, has partner had infections? Meds u are taking? Hx of diabetes? Suspect you mean the meatus (opening of your urethra). White suggests a monilia infection. I would google white urethra and look at the images and see if it looks like this. Or do video consult and show us. U sould go for a pelvic exams so you can find out what is going on. ...Read more

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I am 76 yrs. Female had my urethra dilated why do I still have to a lot?

I am 76 yrs. Female had my urethra dilated why do I still have to a lot?

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

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What are suggestions for a lump/cyst next to a female's urethra?

What are suggestions for a lump/cyst next to a female's urethra?

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