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I have recently been diagnosed with stenosis of the uterine cervix and I think I have hematometra. Can hematometra cause urinary discomfort?

I have recently been diagnosed with stenosis of the uterine cervix and I think I have hematometra.  Can hematometra cause urinary discomfort?

No: A hematometra is a buildup of blood and tissue in the uterine cavity (in your case from blockage of the cervix). Symptoms can range from none to lower abdominal pain and cramping. Many times these symptoms are alleviated by draining the cavity with a d and c. ...Read more

Stricture (Definition)

A stricture is an anatomic narrowing of any structure in the body with a lumen. Depending on the organ, the underlying causes can be traumatic, ...Read more


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I was recently diagnosed with stenosis of the uterine cervix. My question is, could this condition cause vaginal discomfort and urinary issues?

I was recently diagnosed with stenosis of the uterine cervix.  My question is, could this condition cause vaginal discomfort and urinary issues?

Uterine not urinary: A woman with a stenotic cervical os may experience increased cramping with menses, though it also may not if there is enough space for the menstrual blood to escape. Stenosis can usually be treated with dilatation. ...Read more

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Is there any alternative therapy for urinary stricture?

No: No... unfortunately the only way is dilation or surgical repair ...Read more

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Can flexible cystoscopy cause an urethral stricture? I have no other symptoms but much worsened urinary flow starting two weeks after a cystoscopy.

Can flexible cystoscopy cause an urethral stricture?  I have no other symptoms but much worsened urinary flow starting two weeks after a cystoscopy.

Very unlikely : While trauma induced stricture is very unlikely with flexible cystourethroscopy, it is possible that inflammation was induced by passing the scope. Prostatitis would be a likely culprit in this case. Talk to your urologist. ...Read more

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Cystoscopy. Is it a big deal. Does it show disorders of Urinary tract? Is it painful when u have chronic Urethritis or stricture? Can I have it with Sedation not local topical anesthesia ?

Cystoscopy. Is it a big deal. Does it show disorders of Urinary tract? Is it painful when u have chronic Urethritis or stricture? Can I have it with Sedation not local topical anesthesia ?

Cystoscopy: is usually done under sedation and is not that painful. they use IV sedation and a lidocaine gel to further numb the urethra. There may be some post op burning but it usually resolves very quickly. I have personally had it done twice and tolerated it well. ...Read more

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Could a urinary stricture and genital tightness be signs of a kidney stone?

Not really: Urinary stricture of your ureter or urethra is usually from prior infection. Ask your urologist. ...Read more

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L5 and s 1 stenosis. is it a permanent condition?

Depends: Lumbar stenosis is typically does not resolve on its own. It usually from hypertrophied ligaments or bones. If, however, stenosis is secondary to a herniated disc, this may resolve on its own. Discs have a fluid-like component which can dessicate over time, and as the disc dries up it lifts pressure off the nerve roots. ...Read more

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What is spine stenosis pain?

What is spine stenosis pain?

Back or Leg Pain: There are two types, one causes back pain and the other leg pain. Both seem to get worse with standing or walking. Don't assume you have spinal stenosis as other conditions can mimic it. See you doctor and get a firm diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'Leary Jr
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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more


Dr. Steven Griggs
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Stenosis (Definition)

Constriction or narrowing of something - duct, artery, passage way such as the outlet of the stomach into the small ...Read more