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Uretra Cleaning By Medical
What could mean when the outside your urethra in sensitive to the touch? When you clean yourself after urinating
Inflammation...: ...From friction of clothing, trauma or possible sexually transmitted infection or sensitivity to contraceptives like foams, gels. If you have any persistent pain, discharge, bleeding, fevers, chills or enlarged tender lymph nodes nearby, please see your doc to get a workup and if necessary treatment. ...Read more
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
Uncomfortable ejaculation and now premature. Been checked all comes back clean. This has been going on for almost 1 yr. Had scope up urethra all was good. No strictures or signs of blockage. Frustrated?
Premature ejaculatio: Could be easily treated with low dose of Lexapro (escitalopram) or related meds. See a urologist. Get your hormones evaluated, specially estrogen, yes male produce estrogen as well. It will case extreme sensitivity of nipples and premature ejaculation. If estrogen is elevated need to be treated. Estrogen is cause of prostate ca, not a testosterone, as most urologist think. Look a4m.Com link for more info. ...Read more
Is it normal to get kidney stone like pain after a cystoscopey to clean out the urethra of debris?
When cleaning your vagina, do you wash inside the labia minor where the urethra and vaginal opening are?
Not usually: You don't really need to clean the opening of the vagina. Cleaning the outside of the vagina, the vulva is helpful as there are sweat glands there that can produce sebaceous type material which can smell if not cleaned. The tissue by the urethra and the vagina is different and is more sensitive and could have pain or burning with soap. I recommend eo organics shower gel. Very gentle. Good luck. ...Read more
After I pee I will feel this weird pain when I flex my groin muscles in my urethra or if there is pressure on it, urine is clean, doctor not concerned?
You are young: To have prostate symptoms but you can consult a neurologist. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Hard pointy bump on entrance of urethra of bf's penis. I felt it during oral sex. Is it a genital wart? He told me he was clean but doubtful.
Genital wart?: Your suspicion seems legitimate; a gential wart sounds like a good bet. Encourage your partner to get examined professionally. In the meantime, don't panic. Genital warts are an inconvenience, but rarely a serious health threat, either for affected persons or their sex partners. But speak with your doctor about HPV vaccine, if you haven't previously been immunized. ...Read more
Something hard insde penis at tip of urethra and some minor pain if pushed on, urologist said maybe calcification? Being STD tests came back clean?
Calcification penis: If the urologist reassured you there is no problem then you don't have to worry, I will check it again in three months with the urologist. If you are not satisfied, get a second opinion. ...Read more
Guy got a redness around his urethra. He got an STD panel &was clean. Dr. Told him hpv. Gave cream. Now it's spreading. Looks kinda like diaper rash.
See a dermatologist: What cream are you using? You are not describing warts. ...Read more
Swollen labia and urethra. Sore red rash slightly bumpy lots of yellow discharge no smell. Had swab test no yeast or other infection. Clean STI test?
Yeast: It's possible that your test for yeast was a false negative as it sounds like your symptoms are classic for yeast. Consider a yeast culture to confirm 100% that it truly is negative. Could also be an allergic reaction given the swelling. Maybe a second opinion by a different gynecologist? I'm sorry you're suffering, don't give up. ...Read more
Pneumoturia: Seek urologic evaluation if this is occurring ...Read more
In the past: Gynecologists would sometimes do an office test putting a q-tip in a woman's urethra to evaluate for causes of urinary incontinance/loss. There are much more sophisticated (an expensive) tests now, but some may still be doing it this way. ...Read more
My urethra hurts one week before menstruation and during it. Also it bothers me when sitting down. All medical tests are ok. What to do?
GYN/urology: Are you sure that it is your urethra? Get a GYN check and you may need to have that area dilated and cultured for infection. ...Read more
Whenever I drink alcohol, the opening of my urethra and anus tingle like they were used or played with? What does this mean medically?
My doctor had me taking metronidazole 500mg for a week and I finished the medical but now my urethra is very big, itching, and burning?
Infection: You should contact your doctor again.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Urothelium: Called transitional urothelium, this is cell layer lining urethra. It is not a mucus membrane. ...Read more
Urethra: Unless you've been swimming in the amazon river, I doubt that that a parasite has made its way up your urethra. (see the candiru myth. More of an urban legend than documented malady most likely). If there is a fleshy lesion in your urethra, you definitely should see a urologist for examination. ...Read more
Passage for urine.: 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 wall of the vagina. ...Read more
Yes: Urethral trauma can occur resulting in tearing, lacerations, and dilation. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: Collect & bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, & progress of all Sx over time to gyn-doc for analysis + physicals + possible tests as needed so to figure out possible causes for proposing reasonable Rx. Clinically one needs to rule out UTI - bacterial or STD-related, self-inflicting - chemical agents used for or physical acts applied for sex. So, work with Doc. ... ...Read more
Urologist: Get an evaluation by a urologist. Chances are a previous doctor like a pediatrician has already seen the problem and decided it was okay. ...Read more
No, with low pressur: Blowing into the urethra at low pressure will cause no trouble. At high pressure one could cause air to enter the blood stream and create an air embolism which could cause shock and even death. We use KY Jelly in the urethra but again at very low pressure. There are reported cases of KY jelly embolism to the lungs. So my best advice is no blowing into the urethra. Blow Job is a misnomer. ...Read more
Occur mostly in men: Most commonly occur as result of trauma or infection. Trauma:- from instrumentation medical or self induced, straddle injuries cause bulbar strictures, pelvic fractures can cause rupture or strictures in upper urethra. Infections, especially gonorrhea are notorious for causing them. Treatment can can vary from simple urethral dilatation, cystoscopic urethrotomy to 1 or 2 stage surgical procedures. ...Read more
Men & women: Urethra is the urinary passage, i.e. Urine flows thru it when people urinate. It is a short 1 1/2 inch tube in women located just in front of vagina when standing or sitting. It is much longer in men & passes thru the penis. It is also the passage for semen during ejaculation. ...Read more
Urethritis, STD, UTI: You have not described the odd sensation. Could be any of the above if the sensation is one of "burning". Could also be an urethral diverticulum or a skene's duct cyst. Worth getting a urinalysis and consider seeing your gyn dr. ...Read more
See a doctor: May have infection.Get a more detailed answer ›