Doctor insights on: Inflammation of the urethra is called

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My Friend is experiencing itchy testicles, red itchy penis head and inflammation of the urethra.

My Friend is experiencing itchy testicles, red itchy penis head and inflammation of the urethra.

Rash GU: For the itchy rash on penis/testicles usually common from sweating use:
Hydrocortisone 1% OTC alternated with Clotrimazole
(Lotrimin 1% cream) OTC twice a day until rash gone.
When home, no tight clothing. ...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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I had a cystoscopy today and found out I have inflammation on my urethra what causes this and how can I treat it and is it anything to worry about?

I had a cystoscopy today and found out I have inflammation on my urethra what causes this and how can I treat it and is it anything to worry about?

Results / urologist: Sexually transmitted diseases gonorrhea and chlamydia, majority of cases of infectious urethritis.Herpes is virus that can cause urehritis. Vigorous sexually activity or masturbation can cause a irritation as well as chemical irritation caused by soaps, lotions, and colognes. Sometimes ejaculation can cause a temporary feeling similar to urethritis. Your urologist should be able to supply treatment. ...Read more

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I have bladder and urethra inflammation after a long ecoli uti. I also now have itchy vagina. Have taken canesten tablet which didn't work. Please help?

I have bladder and urethra inflammation after a long ecoli uti. I also now have itchy vagina. Have taken canesten tablet which didn't work. Please help?

Thanks for asking!: You need to go see your primary care physician or an urologist, a specialist for this area. Many times other things may be going on and a professional can help you. ...Read more

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Scope showed narrow urethra and inflammation. On cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 3 weeks and antiinflammatories, when will the urgency go away? Urethra was dilated 2 weeks ago.

Scope showed narrow urethra and inflammation. On cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 3 weeks and antiinflammatories, when will the urgency go away? Urethra was dilated 2 weeks ago.

Difficult to predict: You have had a lot of physiological trauma and it is difficult for that area to recover quickly. It is worth taking the phenazopyyridine (azo) for relief even though it will cause your urine to turn red orange. Cover yourself for yeast as well since you have had cipro (ciprofloxacin). Avoid being on top during sex in the future as that may cause trauma as well. Betadine douches can be helpful. ...Read more

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Burning sensation at the tip of the urethra when urinating and pain in testis. Sometimes inflammation on right spermatic cord. No hiv, syphilis or stds?

Burning sensation at the tip of the urethra when urinating and pain in testis. Sometimes inflammation on right spermatic cord. No hiv, syphilis or stds?

Hard to say....: In general, if a pain is occurring that persists despite conservative measures (e.g. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) etc...) more than a few days, you should see your doctor about it. You may have an infection of the urinary tract or prostatitis. ...Read more

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I had a test on biology, anyways is there such thing as the cavernous urethra and where is it on the male body if there is a part called that?

I had a test on biology, anyways is there such thing as the cavernous urethra and where is it on the male body if there is a part called that?

Cavernous urethra: You can look this up with an internet search easily like I did:

http://education. Yahoo. Com/reference/gray/subjects/subject/256

from gray's anatomy book. ...Read more

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What is inflammation of the lungs called?

What is inflammation of the lungs called?

Pneumonitis: Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung—affecting primarily the microscopic air sacs known as alveoli. It is usually caused by infection with viruses or bacteria and less commonly other microorganisms, certain drugs and other conditions such as autoimmune diseases. ...Read more

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What is inflammation the intestines called?

What is inflammation the intestines called?

Inflammation.: Generally, diseases that cause inflammation of the intestines are called inflammatory bowel diseasesj. This includes quite a few illnesses, however. Can you be more specific? ...Read more

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Please describe the mucus called that lines the urethra?

Urothelium: Called transitional urothelium, this is cell layer lining urethra. It is not a mucus membrane. ...Read more

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What's the inflammation of the root of a spinal nerve called?

What's the inflammation of the root of a spinal nerve called?

Radiculitis.: Radiculitis refers to inflammation of the nerve root. A more general term for any problem with spinal nerve roots (including compression) is radiculopathy. ...Read more

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What to do if I have inflammation of the pia and arachnoid membranes are called?

What to do if I have inflammation of the pia and arachnoid membranes are called?

Meningitis: The pia and the arachnoid are part of the meninges, the lining around the brain and the spinal cord. The dura is another layer of the meninges. Together these three may be inflamed, inflammation of these structures is called meningitis. This may be caused by a virus, a bacterial infection or medications. It s not clear what the cause was in your case. How was your diagnosis made? ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do myself to treat this? In brief: Glossitis This is what is called inflammation of the tongue.

Is there anything I can do myself to treat this? In brief: Glossitis This is what is called inflammation of the tongue.

Glossitis: The best way to treat inflammation of the tongue is to try to identify cause, for example: allergy, infection, trauma, autoimmune, diet/medication related, tumor etc.
It is important to try an identify cause/effect. First see if there is diet or medication associations and make appropriate modifications. If this becomes a chronic condition then having a doctor evaluate would be recommended. ...Read more

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What is inflammation of the heart called?

What is inflammation of the heart called?

Carditis: Inflammation of all components of heart is called pancarditis; inflammation of the inner lining is called endocarditiis, that of muscles - myocarditis, and that of outer lining - pericarditis. ...Read more

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What is the vaccination for inflammation of the brain called?

What is the vaccination for inflammation of the brain called?

Vaccination: There are certain vaccines that are aimed to prevent meningitis, but I am not aware of a vaccine to prevent brain inflammation. ...Read more

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What is the inflammation of the inner lining of the heart called?

Endocarditis: The endocardium is the inner lining of the heart. If inflamed we call it endocarditis. ...Read more

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Explain the condition called inflammation of the heart (carditis).?

Explain the condition called inflammation of the heart (carditis).?

Myo and pericarditis: Inflammation can be of the heart muscle (myocarditis) or of the lining of the heart (pericarditis). Myocarditis is often viral and sometimes can lead to heart failure; symptoms can be chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations and generalized malaise. Pericarditis has many causes and may lead to fluid accumulation around the heart. Main symptom is chest pain, especially when lying down. ...Read more

Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more