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Medicine For Urethral Syndrome
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
No: Urethral syndrome is infection, acute or chronic, of the periurethral glands or Skene's glands around the female urethra. They are the embryological equivalent of the prostate gland in the male. The treatment involves antibiotics, short term for acute, long term for chronic. Also, a dose after sexual intercourse. Sometimes hormones help. You need to see a medical doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
How is urethral syndrome detected? I can't just take antibiotics w/out any confirmed infection due to CDiff history.
Urine culture: Usually urine culture showing typical UTI-type bacteria in smaller than usual numbers. Lab must be alerted to pay attention to small counts and not dismiss the culture as negative. Sometimes an antibiotic trial is needed. UTI Rx 3-5 d rarely triggers C diff. If your doctor is unfamiliar, see infectious diseases specialist. As noted in previous reply, urethral syndrome isn't the only possibility. ...Read more
From 2 years I m having only anal sex no vaginal. Is it a reason for chronic pelvic pain syndrome? As 1 day aldo had heavy bleeding in urethra.
Anal intrcourse: I would be mostly concerned for an STD. Chronic pelvic pain could also be implicated due to the anal inter course. Would recommend seeing a specialist ASAP ...Read more
I av swollen urethra no pain, itching been taking drugs for long but no improvement, wat could that be?
Can kidney stone with 8mmx4mm in urethral (between bladder and kidney) dissolve with medicines.? Or any procedure is required. I don't have much pa
No: If it is uric acid it can be dissolved. Uric acid stone does not show on plain xray but if you have history of uric acid stones, sodium bicarbonate to raise pH may dissolve stone. Most stones are calcium oxalate and cannot be dissolved. A stone that is 8X4mm is unlikely to pass on its own. Endoscopic procedure is advisable. Make sure you follow with your urologist. Best wishes. ...Read more
I recently took medicine for a std I finished my medicine and now a week later the tip of my urethra itches what does this mean?
Maybe nothing but...: This depends mostly on information you don't mention, such as what STD you were treated for, which antibiotic(s), whether you are uncircumcised, and whether there are other symptoms aside from the itching, like redness, open sores, or discharge from the penis. Your best bet is to return to the doctor or clinic where you were treated and let them evaluate and advise you. Good luck! ...Read more
My urethral swab test report include : vancomycin : sensitive. What does it mean? I have frequent urination and urine leakage. What are medicines?
Test results: Your test result show that you have a bacterial infection that is sensitive to vancomycin, which is an antibiotic. Your symptoms of frequent urination suggest that you have a urinary tract infection. You should ask the physician (p) who ordered the swab for more information, as the p knows your case best. ...Read more
Could the burning in the urethra be a symptom of a staph infection?
I feel this burning sensation whenever I urinate and when I ejaculate.
Infection : Most likely to be an infection but not likely staph. See a doctor and get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
Here are some...: For adults, at rest, the diameter of urethral opening is 0 mm since it is closed; at voiding, its diameter is about 4-8 mm since it opens up but with various degree to reflect its dynamic functionality to relax and open. Besides, its configuration may wide vary among individual so at times an inexperienced eyes may fail to identify it accurately. If in doubt, have doctors take a look and answer Q. ...Read more
No one knows, but...: Do you refer to the urethra of males or females, children or adult, just its lining or its full thickness? I doubt if anyone have ever weighed since such information would not be valuable for its functionality. So, what does something bother you so to raise this question? If any, let HealthTap know so the interested doctor may answer for you. ...Read more
Many causes. : Many things can cause dysuria, which is a pain or burning sensation during voiding. A common cause is infection: infections such as gonnorrhea or chalmydia, or urinary tract infections caused by e. Coli and others. Other causes: chemical irritation from soaps, lotions, or spermicide; vigorous sex, masturbation, & ejaculation. Seek evaluation: urine testing can reveal the diagnosis. ...Read more
Passage for urine.: 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 wall of the vagina. ...Read more
Yes: Urethral trauma can occur resulting in tearing, lacerations, and dilation. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Collect & bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, & progress of all Sx over time to gyn-doc for analysis + physicals + possible tests as needed so to figure out possible causes for proposing reasonable Rx. Clinically one needs to rule out UTI — bacterial or STD-related, self-inflicting — chemical agents used for or physical acts applied for sex. So, work with Doc .... ...Read more
Urologist: Get an evaluation by a urologist. Chances are a previous doctor like a pediatrician has already seen the problem and decided it was okay. ...Read more
BPH, strictures: Much more common in males + most common cause in mature men is bph, benign prostatic hypertrophy less often prostate cancer or prostatitis. Further down from prostate most common blockage is urethral stricture either from trauma, ie straddle injuries or pelvic fractures. Most common in newborn males is posterior urethral valves. In females — urethral diverticulum or skene's gland cyst. ...Read more
Here are some...: Without a look at it, it is hard to tell what it may be precisely. To help verify what you described may be, follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Thereby you gain ideas and insight on how to work with doctor closer and better. ...Read more
No, with low pressur: Blowing into the urethra at low pressure will cause no trouble. At high pressure one could cause air to enter the blood stream and create an air embolism which could cause shock and even death. We use KY Jelly in the urethra but again at very low pressure. There are reported cases of KY jelly embolism to the lungs. So my best advice is no blowing into the urethra. Blow Job is a misnomer. ...Read more