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Swollen urethra and vagina after sex. Burning sensation while I use the restroom, no odor nor discharge. Std? Uti? Reaction to condom?

Swollen urethra and vagina after sex. Burning sensation while I use the restroom, no odor nor discharge. Std? Uti? Reaction to condom?

See answer: Such symptoms could be caused by any of the above: UTI (usually burning with urination, urgency, frequency); std (gc, chlamydia most common), vaginitis (though usually associated with a discharge), or allergy to a contraceptive, spermicide, or lubricant. If symptoms occur right after sex within hours, allergy or trauma related to vigorous/prolonged sex most likely. If symptoms persist, see your md. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Urethral Discharge (Definition)

Urethral discharge is the abnormal appearance of fluid from the urethra, primarily due to infection. The fluid may be thin (serous) or thick (mucopurulent), depending on the type and severity of inflammation or infection. It is commonly associated with stds such as gonorrhea or chalmydia, or utis where the bladder urine or prostate are infected. It is usually accompanied ...Read more


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What medicine to take for urethral discharge 1 motnh ago. tnx?

What medicine to take for urethral discharge 1 motnh ago. tnx?

Needs Evaluation: Urethral discharge needs to be evaluated by a physician. Test may be needed to identify the etiology. Treatment for gonorrheal urethritis and non-specific urethritis is warranted and requires physician prescription. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: urethral discharge?

What is the definition or description of: urethral discharge?

Fluid from urethra.: Urethral discharge is the abnormal appearance of fluid from the urethra, primarily due to infection. The fluid may be thin (serous) or thick (mucopurulent), depending on the type and severity of inflammation or infection. It is commonly associated with stds such as gonorrhea or chalmydia, or utis where the bladder urine or prostate are infected. It is usually accompanied by pain and burning. ...Read more

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What can be done about a woman with urethral discharge that's thick, white, odorless?

What can be done about a woman with urethral discharge that's thick, white, odorless?

Depends: If we're dealing with an infection, then antibiotics would be appropriate. Other entities like diverticula may require surgical intervention. Best to hook up with a urologist. ...Read more

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What do I do when I have frequent but short burning urination and and when i wiped my vulva i noticed a blood stained mucoid discharge from my urethra?

What do I do when I have frequent but short burning urination and and when i wiped my vulva i noticed a blood stained mucoid discharge from my urethra?

Go see your doctor: Very interesting. On the "answer questions" page, you're listed as being from ghana so i was trying to figure out how to best help you there. But now that i'm typing out my answer, it shows you in columbia, md! painful frequent urgent urination suggests bladder infection. These symptoms w/addition of back pain & fever might be due to kidney infection. Bottom line, go see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What does urethral cancer discharge look like?

What does urethral cancer discharge look like?

Rare disease: It can look bloody, clear or whitish much like many other conditions (infection, etc). Discharge by itself is not indication of cancer. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Gram Stain (Definition)

The two major families of common bacteria are distinguished by the chemistry of their walls, specifically the ability of iodine to mordant their staining with crystal violet and prevent its being removed with strong solvent. Gram positives include staph and strep, while gram negatives include e. Coli. The stain has been in use for around 150 years and remains the ...Read more


Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more