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Meatus (Overview)

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 which urine is discharged.


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Is it possible for you to tear your meatus?

Is it possible for you to tear your 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

Meatus (Overview)

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 which urine is discharged.


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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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What is the definition or description of: meatus?

What is the definition or description of: meatus?

An opening or canal: 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 which urine is discharged. ...Read more

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Is it normal for meatus to be red?

Is it normal for meatus to be red?

Anatomy ?: Are you referring to the external opening ? As part of the urinary mucosa, the red color is normal. If you are having symptoms of pain or burning see your physician to rule out infection. ...Read more

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What common/normal condition cause swollen meatus?

What common/normal condition cause swollen meatus?

Which one? : A meatus is an opening. Which opening are you referring to: the ear, urethra or the nose? ...Read more

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My meatus is swollen and my piss goes in all directions. Wassup?

My meatus is swollen and my piss goes in all directions. Wassup?

A type of blockage: Meatus is area where inside of body meets outside world; it's at the end of the urethra which is the channel leading from the urinary bladder outward. In male, this urethra is the 'pee-nama' canal. In female, it's the 'pee-size canal-:). In ur case, end or tip of watering can is swollen (inflammed or infected) blocking part of urine exit & pissing becomes spray, not hose. That's wassup.Down dere! ...Read more

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What can cause the meatus on my penis to become inflamed/swell up?

What can cause the meatus on my penis to become inflamed/swell up?

Two : The two most common reasons for this are related to urinary infection issues or to local trauma, typically from sexual activity. Check with your doctor if the symptoms persist. ...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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What happens when I decide to masterbuate and then my meatus and glans wont hide?

What happens when I decide to masterbuate and then my meatus and glans wont hide?

Still Aroused: Most likely the glans is still engorged with blood and will eventually shrink down and cover up. After ejaculation, the penis may take some time to resume its full flaccid state. Sometimes the foreskin gets trapped behind the glans and prevents it from shrinking down. If the foreskin is caught and the glans does not shrink down, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Could the nasal conchae also be termed the nasal meatus? What's the difference in conchae and meatus?

Could the nasal conchae also be termed the nasal meatus? What's the difference in conchae and meatus?

Nasal/sinus anatomy: The conchae are also called turbinates- scrolls of erectile tissue and thin bone that can enlarge from allergy, inflammation, etc. There are 3-4 on each side of the nose. The meatus is a space where sinuses drain; there are 3 of those. The shape of the conchae plus other nearby structures contribute to determine the shape and area of each meatus. All are important in sinus drainage and airflow. ...Read more

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Original post got cut off. Main concern is urethral meatus is quite inflamed/protruding. It's about 5-6 mm in diameter. Very hard. ?

Original post got cut off. Main concern is urethral meatus is quite inflamed/protruding. It's about 5-6 mm in diameter. Very hard.  ?

See your doctor: Confusing -- a recent question was from a male who described redness of his urethra, but this question says you are female. Are you that person? Either way, I'm not confident self-diagnosis of "inflammation" is accurate, but meatal protrusion should be professionally examined, so see your doctor. Maybe genital warts? Don't try to further self-diagnose or treat. Good luck. ...Read more