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Red at opening of urethra?

Red at opening of urethra?

Depends: Your sex & age would be helpful. In older women, urethral caruncles or prolapse is extremely common. This can cause mild urinary frequency or burning that can be treated with low dose vaginal estrogen cream, . ...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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What could be sticking out between my vaginal opening and urethra?

What could be sticking out between my vaginal opening and urethra?

Here are some...: Without a direct look at, it is hard to come up a right diagnosis although a protruding urethral mucosa may occur and worsen to form a cherry-colored lump as urethral caruncle, which usually happens to the elderly, rarely in one of 38. To sort these things out correctly can be done by following instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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How to treat small genital warts next to opening of urethra and head of penis. They are very very small. Any home remidies?

How to treat small genital warts next to opening of urethra and head of penis. They are very very small. Any home remidies?

See your physician.: There are many ways to deal with the bother caused by genital warts. However, if the warts are close to the opening of the urethra (or urethral meatus) I would be very careful to seek remedies only under the direct supervision of a doctor. Any damage or scarring of the meatus could lead to permanent narrowing of the opening and urinary difficulty. ...Read more

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I have small pin like white spot in the opening of my urethra. Its there over 5 months. The spot is painless but irritates sometimes?

I have small pin like white spot in the opening of my urethra. Its there over 5 months. The spot is painless but irritates sometimes?

Probably caruncle: While various tumors can arise in the urethra, the most frequently noted and which represents a benign process is the urethral caruncle. This is a benign fleshy outgrowth found at the urethral meatus. It is the most common lesion of the female urethra but rare in males If growth persists surgical removal sometimes necessary. Other benign lesions may arise from an infectious process. ...Read more

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I have noticed with growing concern that in my vaginal opening, below my urethra there seems to be another urethra or something of the sort.?

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I have noticed with growing concern that in my vaginal opening, below my urethra there seems to be another urethra or something of the sort.?

Impossible to tell: It is really impossible to tell without seeing the site and doing a physical exam. Schedule an appointment with a doctor. ...Read more

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Hi Doc. There is discomfort on my penis. More specifically, the opening of the urethra. This started this morning. I had oral sex 1.5 weeks ago?

Hi Doc. There is discomfort on my penis. More specifically, the opening of the urethra. This started this morning. I had oral sex 1.5 weeks ago?

STD check: I suspect you already know the answer to this question. You need to get an STD check. A probable cause is a herpes infection. Please see your Dr or a sexual health clinic. The only way to protect yourself is to wear a condom. ...Read more

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Can a sitz bath cure a urethral caruncle or redness at opening of the urethra?

Caruncle: No, but it may ease any associated discomfort temporarily. ...Read more

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Had sex with my girlfriend last night and this morning I have a stinging pain at the opening of my urethra and bleeding when I urinate.

Had sex with my girlfriend last night and this morning I have a stinging pain at the opening of my urethra and bleeding when I urinate.

Tricky: There are many possibilities including just wear and tear. It's easy to get culture results to determine if there is an STD. ...Read more

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I have a small flesh colored bump, about the size of a pin head on the left side of my vaginal opening under my urethra. I have no stds?

Needs exam!: You need an exam and possibly blood tests. How do you know you have no stds? If you are sexually active, unless tested, you can't be sure. If sexually active is is always possible! ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a pimple or sore just inside the opening of the urethra? Woke up to a small amount of blood caked on & that's what it looks like

Is it possible to get a pimple or sore just inside the opening of the urethra? Woke up to a small amount of blood caked on & that's what it looks like

Unlikely: It would be such an unlikely place to have a sore or pimple in. If you damaged your urethra somehow, then it may explain why you had blood coming out. Otherwise, blood might have come from up higher structures such as bladder. In that case, you deserve a work up. ...Read more

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Whenever I drink alcohol, the opening of my urethra and anus tingle like they were used or played with? What does this mean medically?

Whenever I drink alcohol, the opening of my urethra and anus tingle like they were used or played with? What does this mean medically?

Uncommon: There is no clear medical explanation that I'm aware of other than possibly some conditioned/ memory response. In Chinese medicine it might imply that the alcohol is influencing your Liver Yin channel. ...Read more

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Would I have a Urethral Diverticulum if not there in the morning but once I start urinating I get a pea sized bump/bulge at vaginal opening urethra?

Would I have a Urethral Diverticulum if not there in the morning but once I start urinating I get a pea sized bump/bulge at vaginal opening urethra?

Possibly: There are many glands near the opening of the vagina and at the urethral opening. It could be an inflammed gland, a urethral diverticulum or a mobile mass. See your gynecologist and possibly a urologist. ...Read more

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Frequent urination about a week. Drink primarily water, 5 times a night to pee. Feels heavy/touchy at opening end of urethra/pee hole. No burn no pain?

Frequent urination about a week. Drink primarily water, 5 times a night to pee. Feels heavy/touchy at opening end of urethra/pee hole. No burn no pain?

Nocturia: Nocturia refers to frequent nightly peeing that interrupts sleep. While you're a bit young, enlarged prostate (more common in older men) can cause this, or be aggravated by over-the-counter antihistamines & decongestants. Perhaps your Cardiologist gave you a water pill that's supposed to make you urinate. If so, ask about taking in AM rather than PM. Bottom line, chat w/your Family Doc & Cardiolog ...Read more

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I have soreness or itching around the opening of the urethra but I know it's not an std. Also no burning or blood when I urinate. What could it be?

I have soreness or itching around the opening of the urethra but I know it's not an std. Also no burning or blood when I urinate. What could it be?

Family practice: How do you know it's not an std. It's probably a yeast infection. May try Monistat otc. But I recommend getting it checked out if you are sexually active. ...Read more

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What color should the opening to the female urethra be?

What color should the opening to the female urethra be?

Pink: The urethral meatus, which is the opening of the urethra is typically the same color as the vaginal mucosa, pink. ...Read more

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What should I do if my urethra opening is misplaced?

What should I do if my urethra opening is misplaced?

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

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Hello. I have a 4 years old and recently I have noticed she has her urethra opening a little bit black or dark. Is it a problem?

Hello. I have a 4 years old and recently I have noticed she has her urethra opening a little bit black or dark. Is it a problem?

Be checked...: Did she had history of possible injury of any causes? Has she complain of any local discomfort at any time especially at peeing? If nothing, you may watch and see if this little dark area may change in its degree and size. If okay, it could be just watched as suggested. If not or still in doubt of any degree, seek evaluation by following those in http://sick-ask. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish ...Read more

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I wanted to know how the female urethra opening should look is the opening a perfect circle?

I wanted to know how the female urethra opening should look is the opening a perfect circle?

Imperfect: Very few things about people are perfect. The appearance of the female urethral opening (meatus) can vary pretty widely. ...Read more

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Today I checked and saw a black dot on top of the urethra opening. Just a dot. What can it be? Should I be worried? 20female

Hard to say: This is a very broad question. Chances are it isn't anything to worry about. However, the only way to know for sure would be to visit your dermatologist, urologist or gynecologist to get a diagnosis and put your mind at ease. ...Read more

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My husband does insulation work with fiberglass materials. I wash our clothes together. Is it possible that fiberglass could enter my urethra opening?

My husband does insulation work with fiberglass materials. I wash our clothes together. Is it possible that fiberglass could enter my urethra opening?

Anything is possible: But doesn't sound very likely. Your husband probably should keep his work clothes separate from rest of his clothes and your clothes, just to be sure. ...Read more