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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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Yesterday was very hot and today my scrotum is red and irritated. There is also a faint red streak along the urethra on the underside of my penis.

Yesterday was very hot and today my scrotum is red and irritated. There is also a faint red streak along the urethra on the underside of my penis.

Rash: It is possible that this is a heat rash from being hot and sweaty in that area. It is also possible that in that environment, you have a yeast infection. Yeast love moist warm areas. If it persists, I would have your doc take a look. ...Read more

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Why is my left eyelid red and swollen and dry?

Why is my left eyelid red and swollen and dry?

Could be infection.: Could be inflamed or infected. If the whole eyelid is red, that could be something called blepharitis, and if the eye is likewise red, blepharoconjunctivitis. Regardless, eye drops may help. ...Read more

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My scrotum is dry, red and hurts?

My scrotum is dry, red and hurts?

Podofilox, Imiquimod: Cryosurgery freezing warts with liqid nitrogen. Surgical excision or electrcautery for large warts. Please remember that they are very highly contageous. Good luck. ...Read more

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My inner virgina lip is red and swollen up, why is that?

My inner virgina lip is red and swollen up, why is that?

Many causes: There are many causes. Among the most common are: Trauma, infection (yeast, herpes, etc), Bartholin Gland cysts, Hematomas and edema (similar to swollen ankles). If you want to know, see your doc for an exam. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Why is my vagina red, slightly swollen, and burning?

Why is my vagina red, slightly swollen, and burning?

Infection: These symptoms are most commonly seen with a yeast infection. They can also be caused by a reaction to something in soap or on a condom or from a lack of lubrication during intercourse. Other types of infection can also cause these symptoms. Best wishes! ...Read more

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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

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Why under my scrotum is little red and bit itchy?

Why under my scrotum is little red and bit itchy?

Fungal infection: This could be a yeast infection causing the redness and itchiness. You should get into see your doctor for examination and they may need to prescribe a topical antifungal to help solve this problem. ...Read more

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My top eyelid has badly swollen and is red and sore. What could this be?

My top eyelid has badly swollen and is red and sore. What could this be?

Stye: This is likely a stye. Use warm compresses on the lid 3-4 times per day. If it gets worse or fails to resolve in 3-4 days, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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My penis is red and abit sore on one side... And my inner foreskin isvery red and itchy... This happened after I finish pee and feel irritating...

My penis is red and abit sore on one side... And my inner foreskin isvery red and itchy... This happened after I finish pee and feel irritating...

Here are some ...: More specifics of your concerns would help make a more accurate Dx. So, collect & bring the information on the onset, degree, duration, interval, & progress of all symptoms over time to Doc for analysis, physical exams, possible tests, etc. so to deduce possible Dx for proposing reasonable Rx. But, current limited info might suggest: recurrent chronic inflammation/infection of foreskin...See, Doc. ...Read more

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My vagina is burning extreamly bad and i have alot of inflamation in my vagina and My boyfriends penis is inflamed and is really red.

My vagina is burning extreamly bad and i have alot of inflamation in my vagina and My boyfriends penis is inflamed and is really red.

Painful: This sounds very painful. Initial thought is yeast infection, as that can cause pain and inflammation. Of course want to rule out any STDs as well. You should avoid intercourse until you have an answer. In the meantime, make an appointment to make sure you get evaluated for STD, but also, before that appt, can try OTC anti-fungal like 5 or 7-day monistat or generic equivalent. ...Read more

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My soft pallet is white and the back of my throat is red and vainy.

My soft pallet is white and the back of my throat is red and vainy.

See below: What you are describing sounds like Thrush (oral candida infection). If you have no risk factors (like AIDS) the treatment is Nystatin (OTC), swish and swallow 4 times daily for 2 weeks. If that doesn't work, you will need to see your physician for a prescription medicine to be taken orally. ...Read more

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Im having dry, flaky, burning, swelling, and itching on the outermost part of my vagina, and my clítoris is red and swollen and it burns?

Im having dry, flaky, burning, swelling, and itching  on the outermost part of my vagina, and my clítoris is red and swollen and it burns?

Likely yeast: do not use OTC meds see your doctor so he can assess your situation it is probably a florid yeast infection that will require diflucan, lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) cream and domeboro compresses. it will get worse if you don't get treated. do not use vagisil, Monistat etc OTC stuff ...Read more

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Why is my scrotum enlarged red and hot?

Why is my scrotum enlarged red and hot?

ProbableEpididymitis: Scrotum overlying the testis and epididymis can be very tender, red and hot with epididymitis. Testis torsion must be ruled out if the pain had sudden onset. Go and see your dr> asap, go to the er if pain was of sudden onset. This is not something to wait and see if it will go away on its own. ...Read more

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I got stung by a bee 2 days and my leg is extremly swollen, red, hot, hard, and EXTREMELY SORE AND PAINFUL. The red area is the size of my palm ?

I got stung by a bee 2 days and my leg is extremly swollen, red, hot, hard, and EXTREMELY SORE AND PAINFUL. The red area is the size of my palm ?

Cellulitis: Symptoms of pain, redness, swelling, and warmth suggest a skin infection called cellulitis. Cellulitis can occur from any trauma to the skin, including from bites and stings. Because of the increasing incidence of resistant bacteria, evaluation and treatment by a physician is required. Untreated cellulitis can lead to abscess and/or sepsis (blood infection). ...Read more

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Why is my anus itchy and swollen?

Why is my anus itchy and swollen?

Anal issues: There a significant number of benign disease of the anus that can cause symptoms. Some of the more common include hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas and abscesses. Your appear to be describing a inflamed prolapsed internal hemorrhoid. I would suggest you see you primary doctor for an exam and treatment. ...Read more

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Broken finger? It is swollen and red and hurts!

Broken finger? It is swollen and red and hurts!

IT WILL HURT 10-14 D: Please get an xray. Most do well but you should make sure. ...Read more

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