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How painful is membranous urethral stricture dilatation ?

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In brief: Moderately painful

This most often done using local( Lidocaine) anesthesia in the office, The pain also depends on the severity of the stricture.
If severe, an optical internal urethrotomy ( cutting the stricture using a cystoscope) may be done with general anesthesia

In brief: Moderately painful

This most often done using local( Lidocaine) anesthesia in the office, The pain also depends on the severity of the stricture.
If severe, an optical internal urethrotomy ( cutting the stricture using a cystoscope) may be done with general anesthesia
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