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What Is In Between Your Urethra And Vagina Opening
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
Brown, mucous-like discharge from what seems like both my urethra and vagina; and an intermittent weird odor. Possibly infection? Any home remedies?
Swollen urethra and vagina after sex. Burning sensation while I use the restroom, no odor nor discharge. Std? Uti? Reaction to condom?
See answer: Such symptoms could be caused by any of the above: UTI (usually burning with urination, urgency, frequency); std (gc, chlamydia most common), vaginitis (though usually associated with a discharge), or allergy to a contraceptive, spermicide, or lubricant. If symptoms occur right after sex within hours, allergy or trauma related to vigorous/prolonged sex most likely. If symptoms persist, see your md. ...Read more
White substance around female urethra opening? Not a lot of it but it's not coming out of the vagina. Could it be yeast?
Opening of vagina is whitish gray, urethra is dark purple and recurring UTIs — what is wrong? How to make it go away and prevent from coming again?
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 are 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
I have a lump/swelling inside my vagina directly below my urethra? It blocks entire vaginal opening its so swollen, and its painful.
Ouch: That sounds painful. The most common lesion like this in the vagina is going to be a Bartholin's gland cyst, if it's really big, then it could definitely extend up as high as you describe. I would see a doctor or clinic asap and they can drain this for you and relieve the pain that you are feeling. Regardless, an exam is warranted. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more
Cherry sized lump beside vagina opening and my urethra. Feels quite soft when pinched. Red with a slight white/yellow underlayer.?
Cyst: Sounds like a Bartholin's or skenes gland cyst. Get a gyn check up. ...Read more
Swollen urethra and opening of my vagina is swollen, hurts to go to the restroom because of burning sensatation. Uti? Happened after sex. Std?
Get checked.: It's likely that you have an uriary tract infection — not uncommon after intercourse. Get checked for this and for stds. It may help to urinate after having sex to flush out bacteria. And it's always a good idea to use condoms to protect yourselves from stds. Your doctor or planned parenthood can help. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
Genital bump: This needs to be looked at. See your Ob/Gyn. ...Read more
I have a skin colored bump sticking out from the top of my vaginal opening. Literally between the urethral opening and the entrance of my vagina.?
Around my vagina- urethral opening is swollen and when i squeez it cream/yellow pus like liquid is coming out?
Normal? A flesh colored tag? In vagina and similar ones arnd urethral opening. I'm 29. Std results tmr, they weren't concerned except for minor yeast.
Been having intercourse since then, ive been experiencing pain as if there was a bruise under my pelvis (bone next to vagina opening).what can this be?
Obgyn visit: Intercourse should not be painful. If it is then an examination by an obgyn is warranted. A careful history a thorough exam can be done to help determine the cause and treatment ...Read more
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. The Best wish to health... ...Read more
Check out your body: Urethra is tiny hole thru which urine comes out. It's situated above your vagina. You should have some idea of which is causing you discomfort. If not, go see your family doc for an evaluation. We can check for infections, etc to determine which is which. Of note, urethra might burn more w/urinary tract infection. ...Read more
I have a little piece of skin hanging between my vagina and my urethra. It's kind of pointy and im a virgin. Doesn't hurt when i touch it a?
No way to know: With visualizing lesion (at minimum).Get a more detailed answer ›
How to use tampons for first time? Worried I will put it in the urethra, I don't understand the diagrams of the vagina but I need to learnt to use 'em
Here are some ...: You may learn the use of tampons from your mother or a trustworthy adult experienced female; this would be most reasonable and handy. Otherwise, seek professional counseling timely from a GP, PCP, or gyn-doc — not just for how to use tampon but for how to practice safe sex so to avoid unwanted worry down the road of life. Best wishes ... ...Read more
No: Get an exam by your gyn asap. ...Read more
Small lump in my vagina below my urethra tissue and it goes slightly inside I can pull it out and hold it's soft not hard with ridges underneath :(?
Needs exam: You may be describing an urethral diverticulum. A doctor would need to see it to confirm but this may be what you are seeing and feeling. ...Read more
I'm wondering what this could be and how serious it is. Here are my symptoms:
1) bleeding from urethra area not vagina. Also, not necessaril when I?
See your doctor: Well you will need an exam and also perhaps some testing. See your doctor for a thorough exam. Don't wait ...Read more
Small bumps inside vagina near urethra? What could these be? Have not been sexually active for 3 years.
Just watch & see...: If not being bothered, what you saw could be just a normal variation which you just incidentally noticed it. Hence, it is worthwhile to just watch so to see if it remains unchanged in its shape and size; if so, leave it alone. More? Seek a face-to-face visit for confirmation & counseling. ...Read more
Itchy urethra and runny milky discharge from my vagina, what could this be because I was tested recently and was cleared. Help!
Go back to doctor: This is obviously not normal and may have changed since you were tested last. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more
I may have some sort of prolapse, I'm 29 mum of boy 22 months old looked at my vagina, last look 1yr ago, something bulging, just below urethra?
Bulge: It may be a prolapse but it could be an infected vaginal gland. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
I'm feeling flutters in my vagina area, could be in urethra...not sure. its very annoying and keeps me falling asleep?
Vagina irritation: You need to be examined locally by a physician and you might need ultrasound in addition ...Read more
Worried about my vagina! every day, I have discharge and have to wear a small pantyliner. Also, around my urethra there is skin coloured lumps?
2 different issues..: Discharge can be normal. Even if it's every day. It's hard to quantify what a 'normal' amount of discharge is. If there is no itching, burning, funny color or funny smell, it is most likely just due to normal female hormones. The bumps near the urethra need be looked at by a gynecologist to know what they are. ...Read more
I have sudden gas coming out of my urethra, vagina and anus , I do not have any control over it , What can I do to prevent this. What are the causes?
Rectal fistula: Your condition is caused most likely from a connection from the rectum to the vagina or bladder from injuries in childbirth or abdominal surgery. Ask your healthcare provider to refer you to a colorectal surgeon. There is no way to "control" this without a surgical remedy. ...Read more