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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Urethral Discharge (Definition)

Urethral discharge is the abnormal appearance of fluid from the urethra, primarily due to infection. The fluid may be thin (serous) or thick (mucopurulent), depending on the type and severity of inflammation or infection. It is commonly associated with stds such as gonorrhea or chalmydia, or utis where the bladder urine or prostate are infected. It is usually accompanied ...Read more


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Swollen urethra and vagina after sex. Burning sensation while I use the restroom, no odor nor discharge. Std? Uti? Reaction to condom?

Swollen urethra and vagina after sex. Burning sensation while I use the restroom, no odor nor discharge. Std? Uti? Reaction to condom?

See answer: Such symptoms could be caused by any of the above: UTI (usually burning with urination, urgency, frequency); std (gc, chlamydia most common), vaginitis (though usually associated with a discharge), or allergy to a contraceptive, spermicide, or lubricant. If symptoms occur right after sex within hours, allergy or trauma related to vigorous/prolonged sex most likely. If symptoms persist, see your md. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: urethral discharge?

What is the definition or description of: urethral discharge?

Fluid from urethra.: Urethral discharge is the abnormal appearance of fluid from the urethra, primarily due to infection. The fluid may be thin (serous) or thick (mucopurulent), depending on the type and severity of inflammation or infection. It is commonly associated with stds such as gonorrhea or chalmydia, or utis where the bladder urine or prostate are infected. It is usually accompanied by pain and burning. ...Read more

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What medicine to take for urethral discharge 1 motnh ago. tnx?

What medicine to take for urethral discharge 1 motnh ago. tnx?

Needs Evaluation: Urethral discharge needs to be evaluated by a physician. Test may be needed to identify the etiology. Treatment for gonorrheal urethritis and non-specific urethritis is warranted and requires physician prescription. ...Read more

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What can be done about a woman with urethral discharge that's thick, white, odorless?

What can be done about a woman with urethral discharge that's thick, white, odorless?

Depends: If we're dealing with an infection, then antibiotics would be appropriate. Other entities like diverticula may require surgical intervention. Best to hook up with a urologist. ...Read more

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Frequent urge to urinate, discomfort, discomfort surround urethra, vaginal discharge, no UTI, no STD, no cultures present. What could it be?

Frequent urge to urinate, discomfort, discomfort surround urethra, vaginal discharge, no UTI, no STD, no cultures present. What could it be?

Culture (-): Just because culture is negative doesn't mean you don't have something there. Take a sitzbath and do not use bubble bath. You could have a chemical vaginitis. Just bath in water. Good luck! ...Read more

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Prolapsed urethra and gooey discharge, what to do?

Prolapsed urethra and gooey discharge, what to do?

Need more info...: It would be most logical to define what you observed might have affected your daily general and personal life by consulting a urogynecologist or urologist so to balance medical necessity & professional possibility. How to get these related things for good care done correctly? Follow instruction in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; then you can work closely with doc for right Dx / care. ...Read more

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Urethra itching and discharge from urethra?

Rule out infection : Urethral itching could be due to infection in the urethra or in thr vagina, conditionis more significant if there is discharge. ...Read more

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Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...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