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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


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Original post got cut off. Main concern is urethral meatus is quite inflamed/protruding. It's about 5-6 mm in diameter. Very hard.?

Original post got cut off. Main concern is urethral meatus is quite inflamed/protruding. It's about 5-6 mm in diameter. Very hard.?

See your doctor: Confusing -- a recent question was from a male who described redness of his urethra, but this question says you are female. Are you that person? Either way, I'm not confident self-diagnosis of "inflammation" is accurate, but meatal protrusion should be professionally examined, so see your doctor. Maybe genital warts? Don't try to further self-diagnose or treat. Good luck. ...Read more

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My question is about my urethral meatus cyst, doea it need immediate operation? I have this since birth and since then I don't feel any symptopms of it I don't feel pain or hard time inpeeing.

My question is about my urethral meatus cyst, doea it need immediate operation? I have this since birth and since then I don't feel any symptopms of it I don't feel pain or hard time inpeeing.

No: No it is elective surgery the only problem if it grew and block the opening. Take your time to balance the pros and the cons between surgery or not. Take into consideration surgery could have complication too ...Read more

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My question is about my urethral meatus cyst, I have this aince birth, I don't feel any symptoms, pain or hard time in peeing, does it need a operatio?

My question is about my urethral meatus cyst, I have this aince birth, I don't feel any symptoms, pain or hard time in peeing, does it need a operatio?

Has a doctor advised: ...you to do so? If the cyst is small and not causing any problems so far, it might be best to leave it alone. While surgery is a precise, planned "injury", it is an injury nonetheless and could cause infection, scar tissue or other problems. Your situation may change in the future. If so, you & your doctor may need to reconsider surgery. My best to you. Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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I have some little white bumps, for some time now, on top of penis near the external urethral meatus, I've never had sex, only oral what could it be?

I have some little white bumps, for some time now, on top of penis near the external urethral meatus, I've never had sex, only oral what could it be?

Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Sore meatus/urethra. Worse after ejaculation. Symptoms since sept 2012. 4 UTI in that time. Urology at a loss. Cirumcision last option. Will it help?

Sore meatus/urethra. Worse after ejaculation. Symptoms since sept 2012. 4 UTI in that time. Urology at a loss. Cirumcision last option. Will it help?

Get Second Opinion: Have you seen more than one urologist? I would get another opinion since 4 uti's in a year seems excessive and if they don't know what's causing it they can't treat it very well or it would be cleared up. It seems the urologist you are seeing whant to see if circumcision is the cure for something even if he doesn't know what the problem is. It might help but there might be other treatments. ...Read more

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Swallen meatus &urethra discomfort. All STD and STI tests are neg. What can it be? Been on fluconazole, doxy, prednisolone, & creams. No progress

Swallen meatus &urethra discomfort. All STD and STI tests are neg. What can it be? Been on fluconazole, doxy, prednisolone, & creams. No progress

GENITAL PROBLEM: Try putting warm water or sitz bath to the irritated and swollen area for few minutes several times a day. See specialist if the above meds. Do not work. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in the meatus, made worse after masturbation/Sex. STD and UTI negative. Urethra is sensitive. Better with Bepathen and Ice. What is?

Burning sensation in the meatus, made worse after masturbation/Sex. STD and UTI negative. Urethra is sensitive. Better with Bepathen and Ice. What is?

See doctor: Symptoms like this usually are not due to any infection, so not surprising your STD and UTI tests were negative. You'll need to see a doctor in person to work this out. Good luck! ...Read more

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More sensitivity in the meatus area during orgasm for a man. Should that be a concern?

More sensitivity in the meatus area during orgasm for a man. Should that be a concern?

Does not sound: Concerning to me. This area will be sensitive due to increased blood flow and significant amount of nerve endings in the area. ...Read more

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My meatus is swollen and my piss goes in all directions. Wassup?

My meatus is swollen and my piss goes in all directions. Wassup?

A type of blockage: Meatus is area where inside of body meets outside world; it's at the end of the urethra which is the channel leading from the urinary bladder outward. In male, this urethra is the 'pee-nama' canal. In female, it's the 'pee-size canal-:). In ur case, end or tip of watering can is swollen (inflammed or infected) blocking part of urine exit & pissing becomes spray, not hose. That's wassup. Down dere! ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to tear your meatus?

Is it possible for you to tear your meatus?

Yes: It usually occurs because something is placed inside the urethra and pulled out roughly, tearing the opening. Sometimes piercings can be pulled loose and tear the opening. (especially, prince alberts.). ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: meatus?

What is the definition or description of: meatus?

An opening or canal: In human anatomy a meatus is referenced usually referenced as an opening to a canal. For example the auditory meatus is the opening in your ear that opens into your hearing canal that transmits sounds to your to your brain for interpretation. Likewise the urinary meatus opens into your urethra through which urine is discharged. ...Read more

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Is it normal for meatus to be red?

Is it normal for meatus to be red?

Anatomy?: Are you referring to the external opening?
As part of the urinary mucosa, the red color is normal. If you are having symptoms of pain or burning see your physician to rule out infection. ...Read more

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What common/normal condition cause swollen meatus?

What common/normal condition cause swollen meatus?

Which one?: A meatus is an opening. Which opening are you referring to: the ear, urethra or the nose? ...Read more

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What can cause the meatus on my penis to become inflamed/swell up?

What can cause the meatus on my penis to become inflamed/swell up?

Two: The two most common reasons for this are related to urinary infection issues or to local trauma, typically from sexual activity. Check with your doctor if the symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Uretheritis meatus relief in men? Is diflucan (fluconazole) po good for this?

Uretheritis meatus relief in men? Is diflucan (fluconazole) po good for this?

Urethritis: Infections inside the urethra are most often either chlamydia or gonorrhea. Yeast does not cause the symptoms of urethritis. But, yeast infections are common on the skin around the penis and scrotum.

Perhaps your local std clinic or a good men's health expert can help you sort this out. ...Read more

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What happens when I decide to masterbuate and then my meatus and glans won't hide?

What happens when I decide to masterbuate and then my meatus and glans won't hide?

Still Aroused: Most likely the glans is still engorged with blood and will eventually shrink down and cover up. After ejaculation, the penis may take some time to resume its full flaccid state.

Sometimes the foreskin gets trapped behind the glans and prevents it from shrinking down. If the foreskin is caught and the glans does not shrink down, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Could the nasal conchae also be termed the nasal meatus? What's the difference in conchae and meatus?

Could the nasal conchae also be termed the nasal meatus? What's the difference in conchae and meatus?

Nasal/sinus anatomy: The conchae are also called turbinates- scrolls of erectile tissue and thin bone that can enlarge from allergy, inflammation, etc. There are 3-4 on each side of the nose. The meatus is a space where sinuses drain; there are 3 of those. The shape of the conchae plus other nearby structures contribute to determine the shape and area of each meatus. All are important in sinus drainage and airflow. ...Read more

Meatus (Definition)

In human anatomy a meatus is referenced usually referenced as an opening to a canal. For example the auditory meatus is the opening in your ear that opens into your hearing canal that transmits sounds to your to your brain for interpretation. Likewise the urinary meatus opens into your urethra through ...Read more