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Urethra having spams no pain when urinating but always feel the need to pee had bad pain in kidney last night have duel collective system in L kidney?

Urethra having spams no pain when urinating but always feel the need to pee had bad pain in kidney last night have duel collective system in L kidney?

Check the Urine: This is could be a sign of an UTI. With urinary tract anomalies, such as yours, it is important to get a urinalysis done and a culture if needed. There are other causes too, but those may need further investigation with a Urologist. ...Read more

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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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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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Is a tear near the urethra something to worry about? What can you do to solve this problem?

Is a tear near the urethra something to worry about? What can you do to solve this problem?

Natural Healing: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Dressings and ointments are of no value there. Avoid further trauma to the area and let nature take it's course. ...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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Is a urethra located in women only? Or do men have it as well ?

Is a urethra located in women only? Or do men have it as well ?

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

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If you tear the urethra slightly, will it heal? What are the possible complications if not treated?

If you tear the urethra slightly, will it heal? What are the possible complications  if not treated?

See physician: Urethral trauma affects 2 different parts of urethra. Trauma to anterior urethra result of straddle-like injuries with injury from sharp blow, where urethra located near skin (straddling bicycle seat or bar or a fence)poss. Urethral stricture, scarring blocking flow of urine from the penistrauma to posterior urethra almost always pelvic fxs auto accident.Severe injuries can lead to urinary block. ...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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I get this odd sensation in the tip of my urethra. What could it be?

I get this odd sensation in the tip of my urethra. What could it be?

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

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