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Urethral Dilatation Risks
Here are some ...: Genital pain after urethral dilation is expected, but widely varies in its features, degree, and duration among individuals. Such difference in pain reflects the variation of personal pain threshold. Fortunately, most patients tolerate it well through counseling and occasionally judicious use of pain medications. More? Ask and talk with treating Doc. ...Read more
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
Here are some ...: Constipation is very unlikely related with urethral dilation. Instead, poor lifestyle including eating habits and inactivity & drugs is more likely to cause it. For immediate bowel relief, you need enema or suppository - the common one is Dulcolax; if ineffective, visit ER for possible manual evacuation besides above. Furthermore, action to prevent recurrence is essential. So, see Doc timely... ...Read more
Recent cat showed prominence of the right renal pelvis without urethral dilatation or calculus suggests an incomplete upj obstruction what does this m?
It means incomplete: obstruction where the pelvis of the kidney turns into the ureter. which is high up in the urinary tract. I would follow up with a urologist ...Read more
See answer: Urethral dilation is an outmoded practice with few indications in women compared to years ago. It was thought to be a cure for recurrent UTI or other urinary symptoms. It is now felt that there is little scientific basis for this. However, some women may have truly narrowed urethras (strictures) and dilation with successively larger instruments can temporarily restore normal caliber. ...Read more
Urethral dilation: It is not unusual but there are other therapies that may provide better long term management of your symptoms. A true "urethral stricture"is quite rare in women. The symptoms that are being addressed are usually due to bladder over activity that can be confirmed by urodynamic studies and tested with medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urethral stricture: Although there is some evidence to suggest that Saw Palmetto works with benign prostatic hypertrophy, I know of nothing to suggest it helps with strictures. This is a mechanical obstruction that responded best to dilatation. I would follow the advice of my urologist. ...Read more
I've had cystoscopy and urethral dilation about 4 days back. After the procedure i pass urine about once a day..Is this normal?
What: You had meatoplasy and urethral dilatation. What is your question? I am sorry if I misunderstood your question. ...Read more
Had urethral dilatation done last monday since then burning and paining urination frequent urination . Urinanalysis shows puss cells 12-15 blood in traces protein and epithelial cells occasional and rbc also occasional.
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