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Blockage in penile urethra - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   HI Doctor, I hv a uninary problem
Doctor :   ok
User :   this has been persistent for last 40 days now
Doctor :   Carry on
Doctor :   What is the problem
User :   when the urine enters urethra, there is some kind of blockage
User :   there is no burning
User :   urine stream is fine
User :   urine stream is fine after it passes this blockage at the entrance of urethra
Doctor :   I dint get you about the blockage
Doctor :   how do you feel its is blocked
User :   it is not blockage exactly............
User :   it is some kind of hurdle and is not normal
Doctor :   See Urethra is very long that is not seen it is about 15 cm
Doctor :   The one you are seeing is penile urethra
User :   exactly , I mean penile urethra
Doctor :   The blockage in penile urethra might be because of trauma or stone
Doctor :   So if the stream is good as said by you the blockage is very minor or null
User :   I hv got ab / pelvic scan done and the study is normal
Doctor :   Did you see a doc
User :   the hurdle in the penile urethra causes discomfort / pain while urinating and more while ejaculating
User :   I hv seen a couple of doctors who have diagonised for infection
Doctor :   which specialist did you see
User :   but if it is infection, the problem persists even after taking course of Norfloxin UTI stat
User :   I hv not seen a specialist so far
Doctor :   Ok do you have any other problems
Doctor :   are you diabetic
Doctor :   Why did yoiu get the Ultra sound scan done
User :   no, I am not diabetic nor do I hv hypetension
User :   Ultra scan was done on Jan 24
User :   pls tell me what is trauma ?
Doctor :   Trauma is injury
Doctor :   Who asked you to get the U/s scan
User :   ok, but doctor how can injury occur in penile urethra
User :   general physician asked me to get U/s scan done
Doctor :   during sex
User :   I am a baschelor
Doctor :   There are many causes of blockage irrespective of injury
User :   I hv not had sex at all, except for masturbation
Doctor :   SO I would suggest you to see a Urologist
Doctor :   as soon as possible to clear all your doubts
User :   Will do Doctor, but I am afraid of cystoscopy
Doctor :   Dont worry about it at this stage it is long way to go
User :   some years back I was bleeding after cystoscopy
Doctor :   Why was it done?
User :   At this stage meaning .......
User :   20 years ago
Doctor :   WhWhy was it done?
User :   I had the same problem then
User :   I am a fitness conscious guy and work out regularly and offlate had been working on cardovasular equipment vigourously to shed weight
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   What was diagnosed
Doctor :   Then
User :   20 years ago, after cystoscopy, the target was infection
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anyway you have to see a urologist
User :   nothing came out of the cystoscopy
User :   Yes, I am seeing a specialist at xxxxx hospital tomorrow
Doctor :   Ok
User :   cystoscopy caused bleeding only
User :   is there any non invasive way to treat the problem
Doctor :   Yes cystoscopy causes minor bleeding which should nt be frightened
Doctor :   THat can be decided only by a Urologist
Doctor :   I am not sure of this
User :   I have heard abt micro surgery
Doctor :   I would help you after some research
User :   can u pls tell me some abt it
User :   what is the idea of doing cystoscopy ? doctor
Doctor :   Micro surgery has no role in your case
User :   ok
Doctor :   It is only help ful in kidney injury and preservation of some structures
User :   is there any way of blasting this so called blockage by ultrasonic treatment ?
Doctor :   Cystoscopy helps to find the pathology in the urethra causing the problem
Doctor :   If there is no blockage where is the need to blasting
User :   Oh ok !
Doctor :   Cysotoscopy find if there is any blockage
User :   urine stream is pefect
User :   there is something at the base of the penile urethra which causes discomfort / pain while the urine enters and thereafter it is fine until urination is complete
Doctor :   Dont you think i could be psy chological given the stream is perfect and urine out put is clear and painless
User :   Thanks doctor for your information. I shall visit an Urologist and discuss with him further
Doctor :   ok

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