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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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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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I have a growth that is attached to the inside of my urethra and it sticks out the urethral opening about a mm.

I have a growth that is attached to the inside of my urethra and it sticks out the urethral opening about a mm.

Generic term: "growth " is a far too generic term for the internet/this forum. A doctor needs to know size, duration, consistency, color, borders, physical characteristics, point of origin and your history. A photo is ok, but physical examination is best. Please see your doctor for any lesion/abnormality for best info. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hello. I have a 4 years old and recently I have noticed she has her urethra opening a little bit black or dark. is it a problem?

Hello. I have a 4 years old and recently I have noticed she has her urethra opening a little bit black or dark. is it a problem?

Be checked...: Did she had history of possible injury of any causes? Has she complain of any local discomfort at any time especially at peeing? If nothing, you may watch and see if this little dark area may change in its degree and size. If okay, it could be just watched as suggested. If not or still in doubt of any degree, seek evaluation by following those in http://sick-ask.com/onDealSickness.html. Best wish ...Read more

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Red at opening of urethra?

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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What color should the opening to the female urethra be?

What color should the opening to the female urethra be?

Pink: The urethral meatus, which is the opening of the urethra is typically the same color as the vaginal mucosa, pink. ...Read more

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I wanted to know how the female urethra opening should look is the opening a perfect circle?

I wanted to know how the female urethra opening should look is the opening a perfect circle?

Imperfect: Very few things about people are perfect. The appearance of the female urethral opening (meatus) can vary pretty widely. ...Read more

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Today i checked and saw a black dot on top of the urethra opening. Just a dot. What can it be? Should i be worried? 20female

Hard to say: This is a very broad question. Chances are it isn't anything to worry about. However, the only way to know for sure would be to visit your dermatologist, urologist or gynecologist to get a diagnosis and put your mind at ease. ...Read more

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I have small pin like white spot in the opening of my urethra. Its there over 5 months. The spot is painless but irritates sometimes?

I have small pin like white spot in the opening of my urethra. Its there over 5 months. The spot is painless but irritates sometimes?

Probably caruncle: While various tumors can arise in the urethra, the most frequently noted and which represents a benign process is the urethral caruncle. This is a benign fleshy outgrowth found at the urethral meatus. It is the most common lesion of the female urethra but rare in males If growth persists surgical removal sometimes necessary. Other benign lesions may arise from an infectious process. ...Read more

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I have noticed with growing concern that in my vaginal opening, below my urethra there seems to be another urethra or something of the sort. ?

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I have noticed with growing concern that in my vaginal opening, below my urethra there seems to be another urethra or something of the sort. ?

Impossible to tell: It is really impossible to tell without seeing the site and doing a physical exam. Schedule an appointment with a doctor. ...Read more

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What could be sticking out between my vaginal opening and urethra?

What could be sticking out between my vaginal opening and urethra?

Here are some...: Without a direct look at, it is hard to come up a right diagnosis although a protruding urethral mucosa may occur and worsen to form a cherry-colored lump as urethral caruncle, which usually happens to the elderly, rarely in one of 38. To sort these things out correctly can be done by following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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My urethra is swollen on the left side. Swelling is bad enough to close the opening, it has 2 small tears but doesnt hurt. What should I do?

My urethra is swollen on the left side. Swelling is bad enough to close the opening, it has 2 small tears but doesnt hurt. What should I do?

See remark: When and how did you have the injury ?to the urethra?? Of course the urethra is narrow and hence affects the stream. Sit in a warm tub for 5 minutes ,after drying apply a dab of Neosporin ointment to area twice a day.(any drug store carries the ointment.In the event it wont get well ,please see a doctor. ...Read more

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My husband does insulation work with fiberglass materials. I wash our clothes together. Is it possible that fiberglass could enter my urethra opening?

My husband does insulation work with fiberglass materials. I wash our clothes together. Is it possible that fiberglass could enter my urethra opening?

Anything is possible: But doesn't sound very likely. Your husband probably should keep his work clothes separate from rest of his clothes and your clothes, just to be sure. ...Read more

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My urethra opening looks white inside checked for STDs came back negative?

My urethra opening looks white inside checked for STDs came back negative?

See a urologist.: Diagnosis of a skin lesion such as this requires a detailed history and physical examination. White colored abnormalities of the skin of the penis can be a skin pigment condition like vitiligo, or if it involves the lining of the urethra, a condition called lichen sclerosis et atrophicus. Please see a urologist who can help you come to a diagnosis & treatment plan where needed. ...Read more

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I recentley noticed redness around the urethra opening of my penis. Any ideas what this could be?

I recentley noticed redness around the urethra opening of my penis. Any ideas what this could be?

Infection?: You may have an infection. Your doc can tell you. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My urethral opening is the same size as my vaginal opening. I use a mitrofanoff. (I can't urinate through my urethra) Could this be involved?

What is the question: I know what Mitrofanoff is, I am a little confused about urethral size and vaginal size, but I can understand it. I did not know what this could be involved in what? If this a follow up question, i did not get the first part. You can ask the question again with some more clarity of what you really want. sorry some of my colleague might have a better understanding, and a better answer. ...Read more

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Is the female genitalia supposed to have 2 openings besides the anus? Because i only have the very narrow opening which i assume to be the urethra.

Is the female genitalia supposed to have 2 openings besides the anus? Because i only have the very narrow opening which i assume to be the urethra.

Normal anatomy: Yes normal female anatomy includes urethra, vagina and anus. If you are able to urinate you have a functioning urethra. You may not have an opening to your vagina or in rare cases the vagina can be absent. Please see a board certified ob/gyn for an exam. ...Read more

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