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What could mean when the outside your urethra in sensitive to the touch? When you clean yourself after urinating

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

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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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?

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

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Is it normal to get kidney stone like pain after a cystoscopey to clean out the urethra of debris?

Is it normal to get kidney stone like pain after a cystoscopey to clean out the urethra of debris?

Cystoscopy.: If a stone was broken up, you may be passing some fragments of the stone, and as such you may feel some symptoms. But if this occurs for more than 2-3 days after the cystoscopy, or if your pain is worsening, or if you’re having fevers, you should see the Urologist. ...Read more

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When cleaning your vagina, do you wash inside the labia minor where the urethra and vaginal opening are?

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

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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.

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Do I need medical care for a prolapsed urethra?

Do I need medical care for a prolapsed urethra?

Urethral prolapse: Without symptoms it is generally a benign issue. ...Read more

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Is there a medical examination where the doctor sticks a q-tip up your urethra is this true?

Is there a medical examination where the doctor sticks a q-tip up your urethra is this true?

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

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Whenever I drink alcohol, the opening of my urethra and anus tingle like they were used or played with? What does this mean medically?

Whenever I drink alcohol, the opening of my urethra and anus tingle like they were used or played with? What does this mean medically?

Uncommon: There is no clear medical explanation that I'm aware of other than possibly some conditioned/ memory response. In Chinese medicine it might imply that the alcohol is influencing your Liver Yin channel. ...Read more

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Agonizing urethra! Help? What should I do?

Agonizing urethra! Help? What should I do?

Urethral pain: This will likely require diagnostic evaluation to determine cause. Have you seen your physician, gynecologist or urologist? ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: urethra?

What is the definition or description of: urethra?

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

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Why is sometimes stingigng sensation in my urethra?

Why is sometimes stingigng sensation in my urethra?

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

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What should I do if my urethra opening is misplaced?

What should I do if my urethra opening is misplaced?

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

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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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Can amoebas get in your urethra?

Potentially: Possibly, but you shouldn't be putting your penis in any place that there could be ameobas. ...Read more

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What is causing my burning urethra?

What is causing my burning urethra?

Here are some...: Under healthy normal state, the urine and urethral lining (mucosa) are compatible each other, and we feel comfortable in passing urine. If there is any change in urine ingredients and / or in urethral mucosa with inflammation, both become incompatible so we feel burning while urine passing through urethra. The most common example is UTI with STD-related urethritis, overcosuming spicy foods, etc. ...Read more

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I'm 18, why does my urethra so sensitive?

Many reasons: Sensitivity in this area could be caused from chronic irritation (soap or detergent sensitivity, rough fabrics, excessive moisture, rubbing, etc) or because of infection. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a bubble in my urethra?

What to do if I have a bubble in my urethra?

Here are some. ..: A "bubble" usually denotes having fast-fleeing-disappearing gas or air. So, it's hard to imagine what you really meant without inspecting the described area of concern. Nonetheless, leave it alone if not bothering you and not increasing its size. If wanting to confirm, always bring the info on its onset, degree, duration, evolution and progress of the concern over time for analysis + exam + tests ...Read more

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I have an itching sensation in my urethra, what could it be?

I have an itching sensation in my urethra, what could it be?

Infection?: While occasional itching in the urethra can be normal, persistent itching may be a sign of infection or other issue. Urinary tract infection, yeast infection, sexually transmitted diseases, contact dermatitis or other issues may be causing this. You should make an appointment to see you primary care doctor for an examination to begin to figure this out if it is an ongoing or worsening problem. ...Read more

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Why would my urethra burn or itch?

Why would my urethra burn or itch?

UTI: You could have a urinary tract infection. If you notice that you are going to the bathroom more associated with pressure you should consider getting a urinalysis. ...Read more

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There's a white in my urethra and my vagina?

There's a white in my urethra and my vagina?

Need more info...: Without further specifics like onset, size, location, evolution, progress, its possibly related symptoms of the "white", it is hard to offer a right answer. How to confirm what it may be? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; then you know how to work closely with doc for diagnosis, care, and counseling. Best wish to health... ...Read more

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Why is my urethra itching after ejaculating?

See an urologist: You need to be examined and have some testing done. ...Read more