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Diseases of the bladder and urethra in women ...

by Alexander J. C. Skene

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Published by W. Wood in New York .
Written in English


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Paginationviii, 374 p.
Number of Pages374
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Open LibraryOL24352462M
LC Control Number470
OCLC/WorldCa14780064

Recognize the warning signs and symptoms of a bladder control problem. Know when you should seek a doctor's help and how you can get the most out of your visit. If you're one of the many women who experience bladder control problems, don't let embarrassment keep you from getting the help you need. Leaking urine, having to urinate frequently and. Malignancy of the urethra is a rare disease that occurs more often in women. In males, the tumor in most cases leads to death. Risk factors and characteristics of cancer The pathological process is characterized by its suddenness.

*Urethral cancer facts by John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP. Urethral cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder to outside the is a rare cancer that occurs more often in women than in men. Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common type of urethral cancer. Other types of urethral . Doctors may use cystoscopy to look inside the urethra and bladder. Doctors use a cystoscope, a tube-like instrument, during cystoscopy to look for swelling, redness, and other signs of infection in addition to structural problems that may be causing the infection.

Bladder pain and burning with urination affect more women than men. The symptoms can be caused by many conditions, such as upper or lower urinary tract infections, genitourinary syndrome of menopause, vaginitis, sexually transmitted infections, and i. Cystitis is the medical term for inflammation of the bladder, which is a type of lower urinary tract infection (UTI). It is most commonly caused by a bacterial infection in the area around the urethra. Women are far more likely to contract the disease than men due to their anatomy/10(35).


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Diseases of the bladder and urethra in women .. by Alexander J. C. Skene Download PDF EPUB FB2

Stricture at the Junction of the Urethra and Bladder. — I desire to direct special attention to this form of stricture because it is, so far as I know, peculiar to women, and its influence on the function of the bladder has not been pointed out. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Skene, Alexander J.C.

(Alexander Johnston Chalmers), Diseases of the bladder and urethra in women. Diseases of the bladder and urethra in women.

New York, W. Wood and Co., (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Alexander J C Skene. Recent Literature from The New England Journal of Medicine — Diseases of the Bladder and Urethra in Women.

Stone in the bladder is not so common among women as among men. This, I presume, is owing to the large and easily dilatable urethra of the female, which permits small renal Cal- culi to pass out ; Calculi of the same size in the male being retained in the bladder, and serving as nuclei.

Bladder/Urinary Tract Infections (UTI). Most bladder infections are caused by external bacteria traveling up the urethra. Because the female urethra is short, bacteria can easily enter the bladder. This partially explains why women are so much more likely to develop UTIs than men.

What are the Causes of Urethral Stricture in Women. (Etiology) The possible causes of Urethral Strictures in Women may include: Inflammation or scars that are the end-result of any surgery, disease, or injury; Tumors that occur very near to the urethra; Iatrogenic causes; those caused by medical procedures such as a surgery.

An inflammation of the urinary bladder. The inflammation usually is caused by a bacterial infection. Bacteria can invade the bladder from an infection in the kidneys, lymphatics, and urethra. Because the urethra is short in women, ascending infections or microorganisms from the vagina or rectum are more common.

quired inflammatory diseases, (e) urethral stric-tures, (f) acquired female urethral diverticula, (g) urethral calculi, and (h) primary and meta-static tumors. Because the focus of this article is on the adult urethra, we do not discuss congenital anomalies. Normal Anatomy of the Urethra Male Urethra The male urethra varies from to 20 cm in.

Urinary Tract And Kidney Diseases And Disorders Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About the Urinary System, Including the Bladder, Urethra, Tract Infect (Health Reference Series) [Ivy L.

Alexander, Ivy L. Alexander] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Urinary Tract And Kidney Diseases And Disorders Sourcebook: Basic 4/5(1). Function (Physiology) of the urinary bladder; Congenital Diseases of the Bladder.

Anomalies of the urachus; Duplication or septation of the bladder; Paraureteral diverticula; Congenital megacystis; Exstrophy-epispadias complex; Trauma.

Injury of the bladder; Diseases of the Female Urethra. Urethral caruncle; Diverticula of the female urethra. The urethra is the tube that allows urine to pass out of the body. In men, it's a long tube that runs through the penis. It also carries semen in men. In women, it's short and is just above the vagina.

Urethral problems may happen due to aging, illness, or injury. Urethral problems may cause pain or difficulty passing urine. Urethra blockage – in men, the enlarged prostate may block the urethra, and in women, the pelvic muscles become weaker Stiffened bladder wall – this can prevent the bladder from emptying Author: Dr.

Victor Marchione. Congenital Diseases of the Female Urethra. Bladder exstrophy; Urethral Trauma (Injury) Injury of the anterior urethra (straddle injury) Injury of the posterior urethra; Urethritis: Infectious Diseases of the Urethra.

Gonorrhea: Gonorrhea (1/2): Etiology, Signs and Symptoms. The tube that connects to the bladder and takes urine outside the body is called the urethra. In women, the urethra is just above the vagina and is usually inches in length. It is up to 8 inches long in men and goes outside the body, passing through the penis and the prostate gland.

Therefore, there are higher risks of swollen urethra. Urethra pain can occur as a symptom of many different conditions ranging from urinary tract infections to kidney stones. Learn about the potential causes of urethra pain and their treatments : Charlotte Lillis.

INTRODUCTION. Primary carcinomas of the urethra are rare and account for less than 1% of urinary tract malignancies(1–3).The histologic type, natural history, treatment and prognosis associated with these tumors are, to a large extent, determined by the segment of the urethra in which they develop().Because of the rarity of this entity, most cases in the literature represent Cited by: 5.

The bladder is a hollow organ in your lower abdomen that stores urine. Many conditions can affect your bladder. Some common ones are. Doctors diagnose bladder diseases using different tests. These include urine tests, x-rays, and an examination of the bladder wall with a scope called a cystoscope.

Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. The urethra is a tube that drains urine from the bladder out of the body. In men, the urethra is about 8 inches (20 centimeters) long, ending at the tip of the penis.

In women, the urethra is about 1½ inches (4 centimeters) long, ending at the vulva (the area of. Most urinary tract infections affect women due to the _____ urethra, improper toilet habits, anatomical location of urethra to rectum and other factors.

antibacterial Most prostatic secretions have a(n) _____ effect, reducing the risk of urinary tract infections. Female urethral syndrome is usually diagnosed through the process of ruling out other disorders.

Many of the symptoms associated with female urethral syndrome, including urinary frequency, urgency and burning, suprapubic pain, hesitant or slowed urination may also be symptoms associated with other disorders.Urethra infection —A UTI can also develop in the urethra, but this is less common.

Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)—a group of symptoms such as trouble urinating, loss of bladder control, leaking urine, and frequent need to urinate. LUTS are caused by problems with the bladder, urethra, or pelvic floor muscles.Urinary disorders include any diseases, disorders or conditions that affect your kidneys, ureters, bladder or urethra, or that affect their function.

Examples of urinary disorders include cancers of the urinary tract, incontinence (inability to control urine flow), interstitial cystitis, kidney stones, kidney failure, and urinary tract infections.