The other poster is correct, but here is an easy explanation of a blocked urethra: It's like a straw that is packed with sand, but eventually if fluids are behind it (urine) the sand will eventually move. This causes infection. You don't have to pass a stone to have great pain. The other, if this person is an alcoholic it can cause high uric acids which can be caused from too much drinking. This can also cause gout (swelling of especially the leg or ankles) and can be extremely painful. It is adviseable that this person seek medical help as soon as possible. Look into a urinary tract infection.
Usually kidney stones. Kidney stones are small pieces of calcium which, if small enough can travel down the urethra - and possibly cause a blockage.
The bladder empties into the urethra. The renal pelvis enters into the ureter. There is no kidney structure that empties into the urethra.
of course ! yes
urethra is what urine comes out of, and the ureters carry the wastes from the kidney to the urethra
No. The urethra takes the urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. The ureter takes the urine from the kidney to the bladder.
Urethra is not a part of nephron. You have about one million nephrons in each kidney and you have only one urethra.
It is a funnel type shape and it is part of the urethra in the kidney.
Kidney to ureter, to bladder, through urethra, out!
A blockage in the kidney but can be caused by other things apart from kidney stones
Kidney & urethra
The order is:KidneysUretersBladderUrethra
The kidney,ureter,urethra,and bladder
You can try to identify the left from the right by looking at the position of the vein, the artery and the urethra. The artery is anterior of the vein and the urethra is pointing downwards.
The urinary system, also known as the renal system, includes the kidneys and the Urethra
Kidney, urethra, bladdeer
The ureter from the kidney to the bladder, then the urethra from the bladder to the exit.
urinary bladder,urethra, ureter, and the kidney
Kidney infections are usually caused when bacteria gets in your urethra and gets up to your bladder. It can also be caused by kidney stones.
this could be caused by urine backing up to a kidney because of blockage .if there is no hydronephroses then the right kidney could be compensating for a smaller left kidney
Stent placements in your kidney are small tubes that are used to help drain urine when the urethra is blocked.
The ureter carries urine from the kidney to the bladder. The urethra carries urine from the bladder to the outside of your body.