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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
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
Here are some...: Under healthy normal state, the urine and urethral lining (mucosa) are compatible each other, and we feel comfortable in passing urine. If there is any change in urine ingredients and / or in urethral mucosa with inflammation, both become incompatible so we feel burning while urine passing through urethra. The most common example is UTI with STD-related urethritis, overcosuming spicy foods, etc. ...Read more
E. coli: This organism may often be present on the perineum by colonization with fecal flora. It may also colonize the vaginal barrel. From the perineum (labia, etc.) to the urethra orifice is easy. Infections occur with physiological obstructions, or in just susceptible women. This does not happen with men. ...Read more