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Does urethral syndrome mean I have herpes?

Does urethral syndrome mean I have herpes?

No: Urethral syndrome = urethral inflammation /irritation not related to infection. Herpes would be a viral infection. ...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


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Can you get rid of urethral syndrome without going to a doctor?

No: Urethral syndrome is infection, acute or chronic,of the periurethral glands or Skene's glands around the female urethra. They are the embryological equivalent of the prostate gland in the male. The treatment involves antibiotics,short term for acute,long term for chronic. Also a dose after sexual intercourse. Sometimes hormones help. You need to see a medical doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Does urethral syndrome mean I have herpes?

No: Urethral syndrome = urethral inflammation /irritation not related to infection. Herpes would be a viral infection. ...Read more

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Can you get rid of urethral syndrome without going to a doctor?

No: Urethral syndrome is infection, acute or chronic,of the periurethral glands or Skene's glands around the female urethra. They are the embryological equivalent of the prostate gland in the male. The treatment involves antibiotics,short term for acute,long term for chronic. Also a dose after sexual intercourse. Sometimes hormones help. You need to see a medical doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How is urethral syndrome detected? I can't just take antibiotics w/out any confirmed infection due to CDiff history.

How is urethral syndrome detected? I can't just take antibiotics w/out any confirmed infection due to CDiff history.

Urine culture: Usually urine culture showing typical UTI-type bacteria in smaller than usual numbers. Lab must be alerted to pay attention to small counts and not dismiss the culture as negative. Sometimes an antibiotic trial is needed. UTI Rx 3-5 d rarely triggers C diff. If your doctor is unfamiliar, see infectious diseases specialist. As noted in previous reply, urethral syndrome isn't the only possibility. ...Read more

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What is a urethral sling?

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 more

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What is mixed peri urethral flora?

What is mixed peri urethral flora?

Your query: mixed flora means various bacteria are detected but no one species predominates. Usually, it is just the normal bacteria found in that area and not pathogens. ...Read more

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How heavy is the urethra?

How heavy is the urethra?

No one knows, but...: Do you refer to the urethra of males or females, children or adult, just its lining or its full thickness? I doubt if any one have ever weighed since such information would not be valuable for its functionality. So, what does something bother you so to raise this question? If any, let HealthTap know so the interested doctor may answer for you. ...Read more

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What causes peri urethral cysts?

Repeated infections: There are glands along the urethra that lubricated the urethra. With repeated infections cyst can form. Then urine pools in these cyst and form larger pockets call diverticulum. ...Read more

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What can cause urethral pain/discomfort?

What can cause urethral pain/discomfort?

UTI: The most common cause of this burning would be a urinary tract infection. You should see your doctor for a urine culture and you may need to be started on antibiotics for this. ...Read more

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Swollen urethral opening will it go down?

Does the condition..: Does the concerned condition happen in a man or women? Would you give more details on its degree and symptoms with the sequence of event? Thus, a more specific answer can be provided. ...Read more