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What color should a females Urethral opening should be ? Because Mines is Black or a Dark color n I have redness in white watery discharge no smell ,

What color should a females Urethral opening should be ? Because Mines is Black or a Dark color n I have redness in white watery discharge no smell ,

Pink: The urethral tissue should normally be pink in color. Discoloration and discharge are worrisome for infection. You should see your doctor . ...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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When I google about pigmented female urethral opening, it gives me results about urethral cancer. Mine is black in color & I observed this recently.

When I google about pigmented female urethral opening, it gives me results about urethral cancer. Mine is black in color & I observed this recently.

Here are some ...: The color of urethral opening alone should not be taken as a sign of urethral cancer especially for a 22-yr female like you as long as being comfortable and having no bleeding and palpable induratiion there or its vicinity. Of course, if still in doubt, see a gyn-doc for more detailed Hx, physicals etc. for confirmation. ...Read more

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21 yr old healthy female. I randomly got this feeling that I need to slightly pee, but only directly @ urethral opening. Not uti. Any ideas?

21 yr old healthy female. I randomly got this feeling that I need to slightly pee, but only directly @ urethral opening. Not uti. Any ideas?

Irritation: The urethra can be irritated from other types of infections, from irritation after intercourse or foreplay, or from allergic type reactions to bath soaps, salts, etc. Your doctor should be able to evaluate you for these. ...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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White substance around female urethra opening? Not a lot of it but it's not coming out of the vagina. Could it be yeast?

White substance around female urethra opening? Not a lot of it but it's not coming out of the vagina. Could it be yeast?

Yeast: Any discharge around the urethra could be a fungal infection. I would obtain a urine sample and see if there is an infection ...Read more

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What are skin tags on urethral opening?

Papilloma: Most likely papillomavirus i would be a busy checked by a physician. ...Read more

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I feel like maybe my urethral has been irritated by sex. Is a urethral on women just a hole or is mine swollen?

I feel like maybe my urethral has been irritated by sex. Is a urethral on women just a hole or is mine swollen?

May be or...: Personal repetitive experience can be a sure teller of what it's; so is what described. To prove it, refrain from sex, especially that with "undue" chemical or physical stimulation, for a while and see. But if persisted and in doubt, check with doc for possible UTI or vainitis timely. As to female urethra , it's a functional tube of 3.75-4 cm. ...Read more

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Swollen urethral opening will it go down?

Does the condition..: Does the concerned condition happen in a man or women? Would you give more details on its degree and symptoms with the sequence of event? Thus, a more specific answer can be provided. ...Read more

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Urethral opening redness and some discomfort. What could this mean?

Urethral opening redness and some discomfort. What could this mean?

Urethritis: a urinalysis and check for chlamydia/gc should be done to investigate it, but it could be because you are fortunate to have an active sex life. The wives would get this after their husbands were gone for a deployment when I was in the service. Perhaps be grateful for what you can complain about. ...Read more

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