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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
Incontinence proced.: A "mid-urethral sling" is a thin band of material surgical placed around the middle of the urethra, to stabilize the urethra and control leakage of urine. There are several types. The tvt, tension free vaginal tape, is now considered the gold standard for repair of genuine urinary stress incontinence. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Natural Healing: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Dressings and ointments are of no value there. Avoid further trauma to the area and let nature take it's course. ...Read more
Here are some...: For adults, at rest, the diameter of urethral opening is 0 mm since it is closed; at voiding, its diameter is about 4-8 mm since it opens up but with various degree to reflect its dynamic functionality to relax and open. Besides, its configuration may wide vary among individual so at times an inexperienced eyes may fail to identify it accurately. If in doubt, have doctors take a look and answer Q. ...Read more
Hyperacusis: Hyperacusis - sensitiveness to excess sound. Though this can happen because of a nerve paralysis called facial nerve which supplies a small muscle-stapedius , isolatedly it will not happen withoput other muscles involved. Excess teeth grinding from stress can cause increased tension of a muscle close to ear called tensor tympani, which normally tenses to protect from excess sound, but overacts ...Read more