The urinary meatus also known as the external urethral orificeis the opening of the urethra. It is the point where urine exits the urethra in males and in females, and also where semen exits the urethra in males. The meatus has varying degrees of sensitivity to touch.
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Forgotten your password? Introduction: Some of the factors that may be associated with and influence vaginismus and female sexual function have already been studied, such as repressive education, religious teaching, cultural values, and anatomical changes; however, no studies exist that have analysed the measurement between the external urethral orifice and the vaginal introitus in the search for differences between women with and without the diagnosis of vaginismus. Objective: To verify the urethro-vaginal anthropometric relation in women with and without vaginismus.
The urethra is a part of the renal system. The kidneysureters, and bladder are also part of this system. The renal system is responsible for producing, storing, and eliminating liquid waste in the form of urine.
Correspondence Address : Dr. Hendren WH. Construction of female urethra from vaginal wall and a perineal flap.
Urethral prolapse occurs when a girl's urethra becomes swollen and sticks out. Learn about what causes urethral prolapse and how it is treated. The urethra is the tube that connects the bladder to the outside of the body.
Urethritis occurs when the urethra is inflamed red and swollen. This is the tube that passes urine from the bladder to outside the body. The urethra can become swollen and cause burning pain when you urinate.
Correspondence Address : Dr. Postpartum urinary retention PPUR secondary to suture obliteration of the urethral orifice by a traditional birth attendant TBA is a condition that may not have been heard of in modern day obstetric practice and has certainly not been reported before in our locality. Several risk factors to developing PPUR have been reported.