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I have a stricture in the urethra near the bladder sphincter I self catheterize would like to know what sounds to buy if any need your advice?
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
What are symtoms of a urethra strictute my pee comes out slow 30 percent of the time but the other times fast no prostatis does this sound like 1?
Possible: If you have a stricture, the urine flow can still vary considerably. Did this just start or has it been happening for a long time? Is it painful or cloudy? If this is a new condition or if it is getting worse, I would consult with a urologist. If you do have a stricture there is often dribbling of urine and straining to urinate. The best person to consult is a urologist. ...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
Passage for urine.: 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 wall of the vagina. ...Read more
Yes: Urethral trauma can occur resulting in tearing, lacerations, and dilation. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Collect & bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, & progress of all Sx over time to gyn-doc for analysis + physicals + possible tests as needed so to figure out possible causes for proposing reasonable Rx. Clinically one needs to rule out UTI - bacterial or STD-related, self-inflicting - chemical agents used for or physical acts applied for sex. So, work with Doc .... ...Read more
No, with low pressur: Blowing into the urethra at low pressure will cause no trouble . At high pressure one could cause air to enter the blood stream and create an air embolism which could cause shock and even death . We use KY Jelly in the urethra but again at very low pressure . There are reported cases of KY jelly embolism to the lungs. So my best advice is no blowing into the urethra. Blow Job is a misnomer. ...Read more
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