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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?

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?

Urethral structure : since you know you have a urethral stricture I assume you have been seen by and evaluated by a urologist in the past. Any regimen involving self dilation of the urethra should certainly be guided by a urologist. ...Read more

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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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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?

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

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I know this sounds silly but I just realized that I've been taking week 4's pills when I should have been On week 3. What should I do?

I know this sounds silly but I just realized that I've been taking week 4's pills when I should have been On week 3. What should I do?

Protect yourself: week 4 has no hormones, so you are not protected. Use different contraceptive measures, wait for your period and start a new pack in your first day of period ...Read more

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I have bad reactions to cold temperatures, but my symptoms don’t sound like raynaud’s. What could they mean?

I have bad reactions to cold temperatures, but my symptoms don’t sound like raynaud’s. What could they mean?

Some other causes: Some people feel quite uncomfortable in colder temperatures, a condition called cold intolerance or cold sensitivity. If the vasospasm of raynaud's phenomenon is not present, then the cold intolerance is probably due to other causes instead of raynaud's. Other causes include hypothyroidism, other hormonal imbalances, anemia, older age, low body weight with low body fat, etc... ...Read more

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I don't have a lisp. I have slushy voice that is unclear at times. My 's' sound comes out slushy mostly. How to fix voice?

I don't have a lisp. I have slushy voice that is unclear at times. My 's' sound comes out slushy mostly. How to fix voice?

Contact a speech Rx : Speech & language pathologists go through training that allows them to identify and work on areas to promote clear and useful speech.They often work with a rehabilitation center or schools.Look one up. ...Read more

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My four year old suddenly developed a lisp. Spoke perfectly up until 3 days ago. Its not every time but a lot of words with s in them sound like sh.?

My  four year old suddenly developed a lisp. Spoke perfectly up until 3 days ago. Its not every time but a lot of words with s in them sound like sh.?

Give it time: Almost all children go through a lisping or stuttering phase that may last a few days or several weeks. Try to not point it out and give them plenty of time to speak and it usually goes away on it's own. If it persists or they become embarrassed, your doctor can help you find a speech therapist. ...Read more

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Red at opening of urethra?

Red at opening of urethra?

Depends: Your sex & age would be helpful. In older women, urethral caruncles or prolapse is extremely common. This can cause mild urinary frequency or burning that can be treated with low dose vaginal estrogen cream, . ...Read more

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How do you milk the urethra?

How do you milk the urethra?

Male or female?: Male urethra is milked from behind scrotum with finger pressure applied forward across scrotum into base of penis then squeeze penis between finger ; pulling forward toward tip of penis. Prostatic urethra can be milked by physician during trans-rectal palpation of prostate gland. Female urethra can be milked by inserting forefinger high into vagina then milking urethra, lying in front, downwards. ...Read more

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How does an ultra sound work?

How does an ultra sound work?

Sound waves: Diagnostic ultrasound, sonography, or diagnostic is imaging method that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce relatively precise images of structures within your body. Images provide valuable information for diagnosing and treating a variety of diseases and conditions. Imaging of dynamic structures, heart, blood vessels, gall bladder, liver, spleen, appendix, uterus .Ovaries, brain newborn, etc. ...Read more