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Swollen urethra and vagina after sex. Burning sensation while I use the restroom, no odor nor discharge. Std? Uti? Reaction to condom?

Swollen urethra and vagina after sex. Burning sensation while I use the restroom, no odor nor discharge. Std? Uti? Reaction to condom?

See answer: Such symptoms could be caused by any of the above: UTI (usually burning with urination, urgency, frequency); std (gc, chlamydia most common), vaginitis (though usually associated with a discharge), or allergy to a contraceptive, spermicide, or lubricant. If symptoms occur right after sex within hours, allergy or trauma related to vigorous/prolonged sex most likely. If symptoms persist, see your md. ...Read more

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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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I have noticed a small lession on the base of my penis, frequent urination, pain in uretha, and swollen lift node in left groin. no rashes or blisters?

I have noticed a small lession on the base of my penis, frequent urination, pain in uretha, and swollen lift node in left groin. no rashes or blisters?

See remark: With your description,and presence of swollen lymph Lt. node ,you need medical attention.You probably have an infection and need antibiotics. Take care of yourself,& good luck ...Read more

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What causes the swollen of the urethra?

What causes the swollen of the urethra?

Infection, trauma or: Inflammation. Infection ; inflammation can be from a urinary infection affecting the urethra or an std. Trauma can be from instrumentation, self or medical or from a straddle injury or pelvic fracture or vigorous sex. ...Read more

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One side of my urethra itchy and a bit swollen, what could be wrong?

One side of my urethra itchy and a bit swollen, what could be wrong?

Male or Female: You can not see your urethra as only visible is the urethral opening through which the urine comes out.If you mean your urethral opening is swollen, it may be due to an infection and as it is also itchy it can be due to allergic reaction to a bite or something else.Whatever it is if it is of concern you should have it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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My urethra is swollen on the left side. Swelling is bad enough to close the opening, it has 2 small tears but doesnt hurt. What should I do?

My urethra is swollen on the left side. Swelling is bad enough to close the opening, it has 2 small tears but doesnt hurt. What should I do?

See remark: When and how did you have the injury ?to the urethra?? Of course the urethra is narrow and hence affects the stream. Sit in a warm tub for 5 minutes ,after drying apply a dab of Neosporin ointment to area twice a day.(any drug store carries the ointment.In the event it wont get well ,please see a doctor. ...Read more

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I just noticed my urethra , on one side is swollen there's a little red dot and it's swelled up first time I have got this what could it be ?

I just noticed my urethra , on one side is swollen there's  a little red dot and it's swelled up first time I have got this what could it be ?

Tricky: without an exam, I can only give general information, dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them.and... a localized skin infection like a boil is quite common and not very significant (may go away on its own). Herpes in theory, but those are generally MULTIPLE shallow ulcers and first episde is usually severe. Local irritation can occur w/out infection. ...Read more

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Hi im 16 and the urethra on my penis seems to be swollen and there is no pain can you help?

Hi im 16 and the urethra on my penis seems to be swollen and there is no pain can you help?

Urethra: This prominence of the meatus(urethral opening) May be normal especially if there is no discomfort on urination or discharge. See your Physician or a urologist if you are still concerned. ...Read more

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Female, feel like I have a swollen urethra, feels swollen inside and hurts. Recurrent uti's. What should I do?

Female, feel like I have a swollen urethra, feels swollen inside and hurts. Recurrent uti's. What should I do?

See your doctor: This complaint should be evaluated through examination and testing for infection. See your provider. ...Read more