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I've had painful sex for 1.5 yr. Seen urologist, had urethra stretched, have honeymooners disease. What else may cause painful sex?
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
Urethra pain from CPPS tends to resolve on its own? Or need internal therapy for trigger point release and stretch? 3months+
Had stint placed in kidney, i rhink.Urethra. Had illeostomy 40+ years ago. Stint is to stretch scar tissue. How important is it to change every 2 mos?
Sure can.: The pressure, manipulation, and insertion of the cystoscope commonly causes inflammation and tenderness. If you also have burning, frequency, or urgency when you pee, you may have gotten a bladder infection as well. There are urinary anesthetics and anti-inflammatories available to calm the soreness. Call your urologist and have him/her review your symptoms with you. ...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