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How common is it to start bleeding from urethra, a week after catheter insertion?

How common is it to start bleeding from urethra, a week after catheter insertion?

Catheters: Depends on why the catheter was inserted, whether it is still in place and numerous other factors , including gender. Unlikely to be a highly significant problem, but recommend you discuss it with the physician who placed the catheter. ...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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When does a doctor need to insert a tube into the bladder through the urethra?

When does a doctor need to insert a tube into the bladder through the urethra?

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 more

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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?

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?

Hymen: No, the woman's hymen is not affected by external pressure on the clitoris or urethra, although pregnancy is still possible, even without rupture of hymen (vaginal opening), or penetration ("intercourse"). ...Read more

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Would you say that it is uncommon to have a high heel urethral insertion fetish?

Would you say that it is uncommon to have a high heel urethral insertion fetish?

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 more

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Help please! is bleeding common after urethral catheter insertion?

Help please! is bleeding common after urethral catheter insertion?

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

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Do doctors insert a urethral catheter for ACL reconstruction surgery?

Do doctors insert a urethral catheter for ACL reconstruction surgery?

Acl: I do not use catheter for acl surgery nore do I know of one that does. Majority for isolated acl sugery do not use one however it can be enfluenced in type of anesthesia modality u choose for yourself. ...Read more

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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

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

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How heavy is the urethra?

How heavy is the urethra?

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

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Colonoscopy need IV insertion?

Colonoscopy need IV insertion?

Maybe: I have performed colonoscopies with no sedation. In that case no IV is required. Otherwise, ivs are used for Propofol or versed sedation. ...Read more

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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

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What is grommet insertion?

What is grommet insertion?

PE Tubes: For a variety of ear conditions, otolaryngologists (ENT) may recommend insertion of pe tubes/tympanostomy tubes, sometimes referred to as grommets. ...Read more

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Who does grommet insertion?

Who does grommet insertion?

PE Tubes: For a variety of ear conditions, otolaryngologists (ENT) may recommend insertion of pe tubes/tympanostomy tubes, sometimes referred to as grommets. ...Read more

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How do you milk the urethra?

How do you milk the urethra?

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

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Can amoebas get in your urethra?

Potentially: Possibly, but you shouldn't be putting your penis in any place that there could be ameobas. ...Read more