Urethral cancer is a rare form of cancer that occurs more often in women. It begins in the cells that line the urethra but can spread throughout the urinary or reproductive system and to other parts of the body. Urethral cancers are named for the types of cells that become malignant cancerous :. Urethral cancer can spread quickly to tissues around the urethra and is often found in nearby lymph nodes by the time it is diagnosed.
Back to Cystoscopy. Ask your doctor or nurse which type you're going to have if you're not sure. A flexible cystoscopy is where a thin about the width of a pencil and bendy cystoscope is used. You stay awake while it's carried out.
Urethral prolapse urethrocele occurs when the urethra pushes into the vaginal canal. It also can happen when the urethra protrudes out of the urethral opening. The urethra is a tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. Typically, the urethra is held in place by a series of ligaments, muscles, and tissue.
Some people thought urine comes out through the vagina; others said women have a separate hole to drain urine. I always thought that in women urine drains through the vagina, the same way that sperm and urine come out through the same opening in men. Please help out. Good for you for not being too embarrassed to write in with this question.