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Urethral Disorders

Also known as Hypospadias

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  • Pubic cather

    Hi all I am a 50 yr old married mum and wife I hope you can help me. I had a super pubic cather and botox put in 7 days ago after only 2dys to prepare . I am finding it very hard to come to terms with ,i have two question lying on either side causes discomfort will this go eventually. And I still have...

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  • Urine has unusual odor.

    I was fitted with with the SPC 8 weeks ago. When I had my first catheter change my Urologist commented that my urine had a odd odor and that it is probably from bacteria. He filled my bladder with a solution that he said would help in resolving it. Now 4 weeks later the same odor has returned. Anyone...

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  • Scar tissue in urethra- does it always hurt?

    I sustained an injury to the penile part of my urethra- just under the meatus, and then slightly below that. It was a few months ago and is healing slowly. I'm pretty sure there is some scar tissue there but I have no real trouble voiding, apart from occasional splaying. My question is- if there...

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  • urination frequency - irregular and inconsistent

    I'm 34 and for almost 2 months I've been having this slight sensation that I want to pee however it's not consistent or regular. It started when I was waking up every night around 3/4am with that slight sensation. Last week or so I've been sleeping better at night time and don't wake...

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  • Urethral syndrome

    I have urethral syndrome that started within days of getting a Monarch TVT bladder sling. That was 17 years ago. I was told it was in my head, that I had some sort of infection, that I had IC etc. Etc. Now I am coming to realize That I have Urethral syndrome. Constant pain the urethra and always feeling...

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  • Penile Meatus Lesion

    For over 2 years now I have lived with a debilitating condition on the end of my penis. The penis glans keeps on drying out however I keep using cream to moisturise it. The problem and the source of all my intense pain is purely and solely coming from the tip of my penis or the meatus to get technical....

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  • Spc

    Hi this is my first post I'm just looking for advice really I had a spc fitted 2 weeks ago before that I use to self catheterize I suffered badly with infections and an inflamed urethra and everything's going well so far I'm just wondering how long the hole takes to heal it's not as painful...

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  • About to have an urethral plasty

    I remember when I was about 12yrs old I came out of the bathroom crying because I could not pee (urinate), My parents took me to the emergency and the doctor stuck a catheter in me. That hurt like hell. A cystoscopy followed and this seem to work for about 2yrs. The problem came back again and again...

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  • intermittent self dilation, personal experience advice anyone?

    Hello, after quite an ordeal and several months of messing around, i have been put on a self dilation regime after my recent second urethrotomy, i was just wondering what sucess people have had and how they found it, i have done two dilations so far, first one was painful but i went into the bladder...

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  • Suburethral/Skenes gland cyst surgery

    Hi. I posted on the Bartholins cyst board but as my problem was initially more urethral wondered if anyone here could give me info. I had a suburethral Skenes gland cyst removed 6 weeks ago with a cystoscopy done at the same time. I still have some pain and loss of urethral and clitoral normal sensation....

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  • suprapubic catheter advice please.

    Hello, I was wondering if anyone with or who has had a suprapubic catheter Could give me some advice and do's and don't's, tips, etc etc. I will be having one fitted on Tuesday after having this urethral catheter removed, been 29 days since this urethral one was fitted and I requested the...

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  • Very large urinary meatus (penis opening)

    Hi I'm 19, not sexually active, circumsized and I'm concerned that my meatus too large. I always have trouble with it (nearly always have two streams when peeing) and I'm concerned that it create sexually health risks in the future. I tried to read studies on it (not many are available)...

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  • Scared to death about up coming urethral dilation

    Well its my first time posting on here but I am sh***ing myself over this procedure in a few days. I was hoping I could get other peoples experiences.. honest experiences. I need to get a urethral dilation, I am not too bothered about the actual procedure as il be under GA, but the recovery is scaring...

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  • Cauda equina like symptoms following urethroplasty

    I had urethroplasty surgery on the 29th of September. I had to wear a indwelling catheter for three weeks post-op, which I had removed 2 days early due to developing a UTI (removed 19th October). I am now on a course of antibiotics. On the same day (19th October) I awoke that morning with numbness engulfing...

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  • Urethroplasty in Canada + possible kidney & bladder damaage

    Hi all. I am 23 and posting this as my doctor suspects urethral stricture for the symptoms that I am currently having. I have done flow test, urinalysis, and even urethrogram, but the doctor is not sure of the diagnosis so he will be running a cystoscopy (possibly a urodynamic test as well) next week....

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  • Urethral damage versus Urethral infection

    I did some structural damage to my penile urethra about 7 months ago- pulling my flaccid penis. Due to an issue with compulsive masturbation, I didn't give it enough time to heal for many months, and it didn't improve much. In the last few months though, due to improved abstinence, basically...

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  • Female urethra problems

    I am wondering if anyone can help me....I have been to a number of specialists and they keep giving me the run around...I have basically had problems with my urethra for 2 years now....it will feel fine for a couple of weeks an then swells up and feels like something is stuck inside it and feels very...

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  • Difficult passing urine and small output

    I was addicted to mustarbation for 15 years which I use to do it several times in a day . I stopped it recently but tempted to do it . Right now my urine output is low , the pressure is low and I have to put much effort before starting the the urine . I have taken most antibiotics but seem not working...

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  • After 20 days of Urethrotomy still blood coming

    I had road accident in 2007 and had end to end urethroplasty. Then in 2016 I was diagnosed with urethral stricter. I had laser Urethrotomy in 2017. Now it has been 20 days after the operation still a small amount of blood comes at the end of urination. There is no pain and burning. But sometimes I have...

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  • Pain and blisters inside urethra for 2 months

    I received unprotected oral sex 2 months ago and 2 days later I started feeling a tingling sensation at the tip of my penis. One week later I felt my body itching (my therapist tells me it's neurological) and weakness all over my body and stomache uncomfort for only a few hours and it left. 2 weeks...

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  • Urethrotomy , can it be successful?

    I have always had a week urine stream, though I have never had to strain, it takes me about 20-30 seconds to urinate. I get up once or twice every night to use the bathroom. There is always a little dribling afterwards. This is not affected my life much though it is irritating to be only 28 and not...

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  • Inercystitial cystitis or urethral syndrome

    I had a urethral dilation and a cut to it when I was 20. DSince then I have had constant problems. I am now 63. It is a real pain. I can only wear really baggy underwear and trousers. I do not sit on hard seats and NO sex. It is like a mild form of cystitis about 80% of the time. I believe that the scar...

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  • Female Urethral Stricture disease

    Ive been suffering with this most of my life. Had my 10th dilation this yr but if no use, flow is no better & urethritis is always there, can only drink small amounts of water . I'm now being told I have to wait for a Urethroplasty using Buccal mucosa. I'm fearful of being left incontinent....

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  • Flip flow valve

    Has anyone used a flip flow valve had one in today was painful when emptying and also felt a was still full

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  • Suprapubic cathaters

    I was wondering if anyone could help me. I'm due to have cystoplacy and with that I have to have a supra pubic catheter,I've never got on with cathaters yet never had one supra pubic,if anyone could help me set my mind at ease and let me know what it's like having one that would really help...

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  • Just had a u urethroplasty done

    Would like to share my experience with others Male 36 Have had problems peeing for about 3 years about 2 years ago went for a urethral cystoscopy and they found a stricture and done a urethrotomy at the same time . I was then left with a catheter for about a week once removed everything was great was...

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  • ODOR FROM SPC

    AFTER SEVERAL MONTHS OF INSTLATION OF SP STARTING TO EXPERIENCE ODOR-WAS TOLD IT WAS A RESULT OF BACTERIA -AND THEY SUGGESTED I HAVE THE SP REPLACED SOONER-CURRENTLY REPLACED EVERY FIVE WEEKS-WAS ALSO ADVISED THAT ANTIBIOTICS CAN BE USED TO ADDRESS THE ISSUE—ANY INFO WILL BE GREATFULLY APPRECIATED THK...

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  • SPC two months on

    ITS BEEN TWO MONTHS SINCE I HAD MY SPC INSTALED-QUITE AN EXPERIENCE EVEN WITH ALL THE REASEARCH I DID (THK U FELLOW TRAVELERS)I QUICKLY FOUND OUT WHAT I DID NOT KNOW -BIGGEST ISSUE IS PASSING BLOOD -I HAVE BEEN TOLD THIS IS AS A RESULT OF THE RADIATION I RECD--IT IS NOT AS FREQUENT AS IT WAS BUT IN SOME...

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  • AMS 800 sphincter

    Has anyone had one of these devices put in?    Ever since my urethra reconstuction surgery I have no control what so ever when I go.  This device is supposed to fix the problem or at least get me down to one pad per day.  As for now I am using a condom catheter during the day and...

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  • Female urethoplasty surgery for stricture

    hi, i am a 46 year old woman who has just had a bulbar urethoplasty surgery in London. I'm posting as this is a very rare condition and I couldn't find anything much about the condition and surgery online. if you have any questions on anything at all please ask. I had been self catherterising...

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