Urethral stricture is a narrowing of the urethra. The urethra is the canal that carries urine from the bladder through the penis and out the urethral meatus the opening at the tip of the penis during urination. The most common cause appears to be chronic inflammation or the development of scar tissue. Scar tissue can gradually form from:.
Let me start at the beginning and introduce myself! Hi, my name is Kate, and sex with my husband Mark has been pretty good. Considering that we have been married for a few years and one gets into a certain routine and things get a bit predictable. This does not mean that our sex got boring, as both of us made sure of that. We both love sex and we both like to experiment with each other.
Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate gland and sometimes the area around it. It is not cancer. Only males have a prostate gland. It sits in front of the rectum and below the bladder. The gland wraps around the urethra, the tube that carries urine out of the body.
Burning or pain during urination may be felt at the opening of the urethra or, less often, over the bladder in the pelvis, the lower part of the abdomen just above the pubic bone. Burning or pain during urination is an extremely common symptom in women, but it can affect men and can occur at any age. See also Overview of Urinary Tract Symptoms. Burning or pain during urination is typically caused by inflammation of the urethra or bladder. In women, inflammation in the vagina or in the region around the vaginal opening called vulvovaginitis can be painful when exposed to urine.