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Can you give me more info on a urethra stricture problem?

Can you give me more info on a urethra stricture problem?

Occur mostly in men: Most commonly occur as result of trauma or infection. Trauma:- from instrumentation medical or self induced, straddle injuries cause bulbar strictures, pelvic fractures can cause rupture or strictures in upper urethra. Infections, especially gonorrhea are notorious for causing them. Treatment can can vary from simple urethral dilatation, cystoscopic urethrotomy to 1 or 2 stage surgical procedures. ...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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I think i might have a urethra stricture problem, what are common signs?

I think i might have a urethra stricture problem, what are common signs?

Here are some...: Urethral stricture is the narrowing of the urethra distal to the prostate urethra, resulting from urethritis, urethral injury in early age. But at 50, it is not uncommon to coexist with the problem of poor relaxation and opening of the prostate urethra by prostate enlargement and aging. Both can cause slowing urine flow, but urethral spotting tends to more commonly happen to urethral stricture. .. ...Read more

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Is Johnson baby oil ok to use for masturbation lube? Some say it's not good because it is petroleum derived. Will it enter urethra and cause problems?

Is Johnson baby oil ok to use for masturbation lube? Some say it's not good because it is petroleum derived. Will it enter urethra and cause problems?

Yes, it's Ok...: Yes, it's Ok to use baby oil during masturbation. It will not cause problems with urethra. Do not use baby oil for vaginal or anal penetration sex. Make sure to wash and wipe dry afterwards so the oil doesn't cause acne in your genitals. KY jelly is commonly used for masturbation, vaginal sex, and anal sex. You can talk with urologist about treatment for Peyronie's disease. ...Read more

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Involuntary muscle contractions of the urethra healthy or a problem?

Involuntary muscle contractions of the urethra healthy or a problem?

Necessary & healthy: You require involuntary contractions of the urethral sphincter muscles when you cough or sneeze to prevent expulsion of urine from the bladder, ie wetting. ...Read more

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Is a tear near the urethra something to worry about? What can you do to solve this problem?

Is a tear near the urethra something to worry about? What can you do to solve this problem?

Natural Healing: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Dressings and ointments are of no value there. Avoid further trauma to the area and let nature take it's course. ...Read more

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Can i take an alphablocker to prevent androgel from causing me problems with my urethra?

No: Androgel should not affect the urethra. Do not take AndroGel if you have any history of clotting or known thrombophilia, or any family history of clotting. ...Read more