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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
Here are some...: Catheter insertion to the bladder is done to confirm and relieve symptoms of urinary retention, which may occur silently or under temporary bladder dysfunction by positioning, injury including surgery, pain med, anesthesia, etc. Rule: Check postvoid residual urine (PVR) for all patients under IV but not voiding in 3-5 hours so to avoid bladder damage by unwanted or ignored bladder overdistention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a lump starting at my urethra going into my upper vagina if i insert my fingers and push up infection comes out my urethra.Sorry for the detail?
See your doctor soon: You need to see your doctor soon. ...Read more
If man put his penis on girl clitoris or urethra and press hard, is it possible that her hymen reptured, even he didn't insert into vagina?
Don't do it: Every man and many women have some unexplainable turn-on. There's no figuring them out. Many of them are fun. But anything involving urethral insertion is likely to injure you -- despite what you may have seen or read. Find other things you enjoy instead, and consider some cognitive-behavioral therapy -- and especially, focus on real love as the goal of sexuality, rather than dominance / hurt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: But there may be inflammation, strictures, or other diseases in the lower urinary tract that can bleed. Also more likely to have hematuria if patient is taking a blood thinner, ie aspirin, plavix, coumadin, (warfarin) etc. The catheter also may not be a good fit or well lubricated for insertion. ...Read more
Can periodic catheter insertion for few minutes n dr office dilate urethra or bladder neck slightly for period of time? Only effective med too costly
YES: Yes you will need that procedure to help urinary flow . If you can not afford medication write to the company, most of them have special plans to help the people who can not afford them . Speak to your doctor. ...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 any one 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
Male or female?: Male urethra is milked from behind scrotum with finger pressure applied forward across scrotum into base of penis then squeeze penis between finger ; pulling forward toward tip of penis. Prostatic urethra can be milked by physician during trans-rectal palpation of prostate gland. Female urethra can be milked by inserting forefinger high into vagina then milking urethra, lying in front, downwards. ...Read more