It can be deduced from statistics, that injuries are causative for a urethral stricture in the majority of cases. Already very small injuries can lead to scarring, which in turn leads to a stricture. Those microscopically small injuries can happen in consequence of a bladder examination, for instance, or they can emerge during positioning a urinary catheter.Details
Tightness of the urethra – causes, symptoms and therapy
Tightness of the urethra or urethral stricture most commonly makes itself felt by the following symptoms:
Caused by the thightness of the urethra it comes to a weak urinary stream. Furthermore painful urination as well as the tendency to recurring urinary tract infections are also characteristic. Early recognition and initiation of consistent treatment are important to avoid the disease leading into a kidney damage.