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Meatus (Definition)

In human anatomy a meatus is referenced usually referenced as an opening to a canal. For example the auditory meatus is the opening in your ear that opens into your hearing canal that transmits sounds to your to your brain for interpretation. Likewise the urinary meatus opens into your urethra through ...Read more


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Condiloma acuminatae inside urinary meatus. I had 5 interventions with laser, radio waves or electrocauter. No effect. Continue to appear.

Condiloma acuminatae inside urinary meatus. I had 5 interventions with laser, radio waves or electrocauter. No effect. Continue to appear.

See below: May need to see urologist to have urethra (tube from bladder to meatus) checked for lesions & treated. Perhaps intra-urethral Aldara (imiquimod) (imiqimod) combined with laser etc will eliminate virus causing lesions. ...Read more

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Hello dr. I am unmarried, uncircumcised having phimosis problem. The main concern is that my urinary meatus (peehole) was torn to a large extent. Plz.?

Hello dr. I am unmarried, uncircumcised having phimosis problem. The main concern is that my urinary meatus (peehole) was torn to a large extent. Plz.?

How?: Penile trauma can cause a tear and phimosis. Be honest with exploring how this happened. Usually the meatus will heal unless recurrent injury is happening. Be careful you don't get a stricture. Watch for infection and get a swab test to check for infection and std. ...Read more

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I am currently using clotrimazole cream on the urinary meatus. If I leak semen at night, should I wash that region before applying it?

I am currently using clotrimazole cream on the urinary meatus. If I leak semen at night, should I wash that region before applying it?

See below: Clotrimazole (antifungal) most commonly used to treat a yeast (Candida) infection involving the head (glans) of the penis and/or foreskin. Most common in uncircumcised males and diabetics. Application to the meatus a little unusual. Regardless of reason, pts usually recommended to apply once or twice daily "after" cleansing area with soap and water and drying before application. ...Read more

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I have to use the bathroom constantly. It's even worse at night. I have no STDs and have been tested for a UTI several times and all of the test were negative. When I apply pressure to my urinary meatus the discomfort is bearable. After I use the bathroom

I have to use the bathroom constantly. It's even worse at night. I have no STDs and have been tested for a UTI several times and all of the test were negative. When I apply pressure to my urinary meatus the discomfort is bearable. After I use the bathroom

Urethral syndrome?: Some urinary tract infections in women are limited to the urethra (urine passage). Often there are few white blood cells and tests for WBC may be negative; and if a culture is done, only a small number of bacteria are found, less than with most UTIs. Or it might be some sort of non-infectious cystitis. Ask your doctor about it, or see an infectious diseases specialist or urologist. Good luck! ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a male tear his meatus?

Please tell me, could a male tear his meatus?

Yes: It usually occurs because something is placed inside the urethra and pulled out roughly, tearing the opening. Sometimes piercings can be pulled loose and tear the opening. (especially, prince alberts.). ...Read more

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Uretheritis meatus relief in men? Is diflucan (fluconazole) po good for this?

Uretheritis meatus relief in men? Is diflucan (fluconazole) po good for this?

Urethritis: Infections inside the urethra are most often either chlamydia or gonorrhea. Yeast does not cause the symptoms of urethritis. But, yeast infections are common on the skin around the penis and scrotum.

Perhaps your local std clinic or a good men's health expert can help you sort this out. ...Read more

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I'm 18 male, and when I urinate the stream goes roughly 45 degrees up. I think the meatus is located higher than most? (Not meatal stenosis)

I'm 18 male, and when I urinate the stream goes roughly 45 degrees up. I think the meatus is located higher than most? (Not meatal stenosis)

Very possible: If so, probably so since birth. Name of condition is congenital hyperspadias. When it is below midline on penis (much more common) then it is called hypospadias. ...Read more

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Directions for giving myself a urinary cath, male?

Directions for giving myself a urinary cath, male?

Urologist: A urologist can teach you to self-cath, or his/her nurse. Please don't do it yourself w/out medical necessity or training. W/training it may be of help to you. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What's urinary diary used for in men?

What's urinary diary used for in men?

Voiding diary: A voiding diary tracks the actual time of day you urinate along with the amount. Some diary also ask if you about the intensity of the urge along with how much fluid you consume in 24 hr. Other items that are track is leakage of urine. Most diary are appropriate for both gender. ...Read more

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Is Urinary Catheterization a painful procedure for male? Is it done under sedation or while you are in your senses.

Is Urinary Catheterization a painful procedure for male? Is it done under sedation or while you are in your senses.

Uncomfortable: A simple urinary catheterization is done without anesthesia, so "in your senses" as you said. I can tell that it is an uncomfortable procedure, classifying it as painful or not, probably depends of each person but it is definitely bothersome. I am sorry. Dr. C ...Read more

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What could be the symptoms of urinary infection in men?

What could be the symptoms of urinary infection in men?

Many: You could have buring on urination, discharge, low grade fever, dark urine, frequency, urgency, painful urination, dehydration, or even painful sex. See your doctor for a check up and get your urine checked as well. ...Read more

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What causes urinary retention in young men?

What causes urinary retention in young men?

Various causes: Often, this occurs after pelvic surgery (hernia or hemorrhoid, for example). Less often, spinal or nerve dysfunction. ...Read more

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What causes male urinary problems: frequency, urgency, etc. Treatments?

What causes male urinary problems: frequency, urgency, etc. Treatments?

Broad question: This question is sort of like, 'what does a urologist treat? '. Urinary problems can be cause by enlarged prostates (BPH), prostate cancer, bladder infection, bladder tumor, certain parasites, congenital anomalies of the urinary tract, diabetes insipidus, and many other conditions. Treatments depend on the cause: surgery, certain madications, and dietary habit changes. ...Read more

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What diseases could cause urinary symptoms similar to enlarged prostate in men?

A few things: A number of conditions may cause symptoms of an enlarged prostate such as:
urinary tract infection
prostatitis
prostate cancer
urethral stricture
overactive bladder
bladder dysfunction

which is why seeking medical doctor for evaluation is generally a good idea. ...Read more

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What are voiding diaries of urinary retention in men?

What are voiding diaries of urinary retention in men?

Here is. ..: Voiding diaries is the self-recorded detailed intake and urine output every single time serially for usually 2 days so to be analyzed and document patients' lifestyle in fluid intake and how much they void day and night. Thereby, the possibility of over drinking, polyuric nocturia, etc. Could be documented, and some realistic lifestyle can be adjusted and modified. More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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How is urinary retention in men treated without catheters?

How is urinary retention in men treated without catheters?

Medication/surgery: If you are in true retention and can't urinate at all it becomes an emergency. If it's not treated you can have renal failure and die. There are many medications, mainly Alpha blockers (flomax, opens bladder neck) and 5 Alpha reductase inhibitors (proscar, shrinks prostate) that can help. Minimally invasive treatments like microwave can help. For more: @thepeedoc www. Peedoc. Com. ...Read more

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Causes of male urinary tract infection?

Causes of male urinary tract infection?

Multiple: Cause of male UTI are varied and can include - poor fluid intake, phimosis (tight foreskin) and poor hygiene, urianry tratc stones, benign prostate enlargement with incomplete bladder emptying, uretharl stricture, urinary tract stones, and obstruction anywhere in the urinary tract. Furthermore, abnormal connection between the urinary tract and the intestine diverticulitis or cancer may occur. ...Read more

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What are warning signs of urinary tract infection in men?

What are warning signs of urinary tract infection in men?

See below:: Frequent urination, strong, persistent urge to urinate (urgency), burning or tingling sensation during or just after urination (dysuria), low-grade fever, cloudy urine with a strong odor, blood in urine. For more info see: http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/bladder-infection/ho00022. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of urinary incontinence in males?

What are the symptoms of urinary incontinence in males?

Pain & Frequency: Pain with urination and urinary frequency are the most common symptoms. Utis are uncommon in males, so this should be discussed with his doctor. Also, recurrence may indicate an anatomical problem and would need a work up. ...Read more

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Is there an alternative to diapers for male urinary incontinence?

Is there an alternative to diapers for male urinary incontinence?

Yes: There are several options, depending on the problem. A cunningham clamp is placed on the penis and only opened when ready to urinate. Certain medications can help. A condom catheter is also effective where one urinates into a bag via a special condom. As a last resort, a urethral catheter or suprapubic catheter may be placed but these have increased complication rates, especially with infection. ...Read more

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Masturbation in male can cause urinary frequency?

No: If you're really thirsty and are urinating a lot, you have diabetes mellitus or insipidus until proved otherwise. Get with your physician. ...Read more

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Is lubrication used for urinary catheterisation in case of spinal epidural in men?

Is lubrication used for urinary catheterisation in case of spinal epidural in men?

Lidocaine jelly: In can be put in after the spinal block is done so you do not feel it. The catheter can be rubbed with Lidocaine (numbing) jelly. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if a male leaves a urinary catheter in for a long time will it damage the sphineter muscle?

Can you tell me if a male leaves a urinary catheter in for a long time will it damage the sphineter muscle?

CATHETER: The muscle can become weak but long-term damage not likely. It can erode through the tip of the penis causing traumatic hypospadias after years of wear and leave the bladder with a low capacity. ...Read more

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What could cause a urinary tract infection in men?

What could cause a urinary tract infection in men?

Several things: The most common is incomplete emptying of the bladder because of an enlarged prostate. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of urinary tract infection in men?

UTI: Symptoms for urinary tract infection in men include pain when urinating, pelvic pain, foul odor when urinating or no symptoms at all. ...Read more

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What are the urinary tract infection symptoms in men?

Similar to women: Much less common. They are frequency and urgency of urination. Burning or stinging with urination. Urethra can be sore or tender. Foul smelling &/or blood in urine. Low abdominal or pelvic pain. Flank or back pain if infection has reached the kidneys. ...Read more

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What are the urinary tract infection in men symptoms?

What are the urinary tract infection in men symptoms?

See below: Burning pain on urination, fever, foul smelling urine, rectal pain, cloudy urine. For more information see this site.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/urinary-tract-infection/ds00286. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of urinary tract infection in men?

What are the symptoms of urinary tract infection in men?

Burning and frquency: 2 most common symptoms of UTI in both sexes & foull smelling urine. Pelvic pain, reduced force of stream, occasionally blood in urine & back pain if infection reaches the kidneys. Pain with defecation or sitting on a hard stool if infection is in the prostate. ...Read more

Men (Definition)

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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), urinary ...Read more