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Dr. Edward Cherullo

Urology
Cleveland, OH
25 years experience male

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Cleveland, OH

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Cleveland, OH
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Urology

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English

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86 Answers
75 Agrees
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Sugar / infection: The doctor is often screening the urine by urinalysis for sugar (diabetes), infection (uti - which can be associated with fetal growth and premature d... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Many Possibilities: This could be a tumor, spermatocele, lipoma, granuloma, infection, or other process. Typically, processes associated directly with the testicle are c... Read More
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A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Maybe: While a psa level of 6.9 might suggest the need for a biopsy, factors such as a patients age, other medical conditions, life expectancy, previous psa ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
No...: …you cannot catch a disease from someone who doesn't have the disease. There are people who are asymptomatic carriers of disease - meaning they have ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Muscle spams: This is likely cramping of the perineal musculature after the sneeze. It is a normal reflex to contract the pelvic floor muscle to prevent the involu... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Not likely: The symptoms you are describing are not classic for kidney stones. You could have a smoldering infection, stone, or this pain could be unrelated to y... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
No great solution: The is no surgical intervention to truely enhance or lengthen penis size. It is possible to release the pubic suspensory ligament to the penis giving... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Wait longer: Post void dribble is common and usually occurs because of urine accumulation in the bulbar urethra (part or the tube that carries urine out from the b... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Phimosis: This sounds like "phimosis" which is the development of scar tissue on the foreskin of uncircumcised men. It cracks and can bleed when attempts are m... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Stricture?: The symptoms you are describing could be caused by many things. A detailed history and examination by a urologist are the first steps, likely followe... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
No atrophy: Use of the penis is not "use it or lose it". There are no long term health risks to not having sex or ejaculating. Erection is a time of increased b... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Vit D & Muscle: Start by supplementing vitamin d at 2000 iu daily and increasing muscle mass through weight training. I would check my testosterone in 3 months and s... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Osteitis pubis: Abdominal muscles pulling on the periosteum of the symphysis pubis can cause inflammation to the bone and cause pain. This is much more common than a... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Pearly papules: Pearly papules are found at the corona of the glans penis. They are normal but not present on everyone. They are not a disease and cannot be transmi... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Depends: Tiny asymptomatic stones often cause no chronic issues. Large or grownign stones, especially when associated with infection, can cause serious blood ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Testis trauma: Yes, a testicle can rupture. The scrotum on the affected side is very swollen and tender when this happens and surgery may be required for repair. I... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Pelvis Issues?: This is complex issue requiring a detailed history and physical exam. It is possible that rectal or bladder distention is stretching the pelvic floor... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Proteinuira : Protein in the urine can be a serious sign of renal failure when persistent, so this should be evaluated by a doctor. Sometimes, it can be normal to ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Prostate trouble: Benign prostrate enlargement can cause urine flow blockage and a slower stream with incomplete bladder emptying. Not treated, over time, bladder may t... Read More
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A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Not typically: Urinay tract infection, urinary retention, prostate inflammation or infection, benign prostatic growth, and recent ejaculation have been shown to caus... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Depends: If the prostate cancer is still responsive to androgen deprivation therapy (adt), which is chemical elimination of testosterone, the patient might hav... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Not typically: There is nothing inherent to this procedure which would lower a persons threshold for seizure. Individuals at risk for seizure should know that these... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Not likely: Foamy or bubbly urine is a result of protein spillage in the urine. Tis is usually from high protein diets and poses no health problem, occasionally ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Pelvis Issues?: This is complex issue requiring a detailed history and physical exam. It is possible that rectal or bladder distention is stretching the pelvic floor... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Paraphimosis: This can become a very serious problem if enough swelling occurs to impair blood flow to the end of the penis or restrict urination. See a physician ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Possibly: Complex - MRI spine likely to be equivocal. Best urology exam is thorough history and physical examination and possibly urodynamics to asses nerve a... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Infection v. Tumor: Prostatitis is an infection or inflammation and when present causes symptoms. Pain, pressure, decreased urine flow, and others. Prostate cancer usua... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Yes,: Glucose only spills into the urine through the kidney filtering mechanism when the plasma glucose is persistently over 180 mg / dl . This is well n ex... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Not true: Elephantiasis classically describes a the chronic swelling and skin changes associated with lymphatic vessel obstruction. This has nothing to do with... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Fluids: The best method is fluid consumption and regular trips to the bathroom. Supplements such as cranberry juice or extracts may help and likely won't hur... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Many Possibilities: The sensation you are feeling has many etilologies. This may be a normal part of aging, vaginal atrophy, atypical infection, stone or even tumor. Th... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Fetus urInary block: The most common cause of a fetus having lower urinary tract blockage would be a "posterior urethral valves". This happens in boys and has a spectrum ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Not in your head: Some more common causes of retrograde ejaculation are diabetes, previous prostate surgery to improve urine flow (tur), aortic or pelvic surgery, medic... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
6 weeks: The suture line at the circumcision site needs to heal and intercourse or other sexual activity may put enough stress on the suture line to reopen the... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Hematospermia: Blood in the ejaculate is called hematospermia. It is often benign. There was a recent paper published demonstrating a link with prostate cancer. T... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Asymp bacturia : If you are not having any symptoms and the ultrasound showed healthy kidneys, no stones and an empty bladder after voiding then you can safely stop ch... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Thrombosis : This might represent a thrombosis of the dorsal penile vein. This is a benign condition occuring because of the trauma of intercourse and treated wit... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Support: A pessary is a nonsurgical treatment to help women with pelvic organ prolapse (fallen baldder, uterus). There are any variations on the device, but a... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Sort of: True azospermia means you make no sperm at all. This is very rare and if true not treatable. More probable is that you have severe oligospermia (min... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Drink fluids: If you are certain you are suffering with a kidney stone, because you just left the er or have had stones in the past, you can try and pass the stone ... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Yes...: ...Bladder infections, or cystitis, will resolve with time and drinking plenty of fluids. The risk of not using antibiotics is the symptoms and cours... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
It can be: Risks for ED are high cholesterol, hypertension medications, smoking, drug use, pelvic surgery, pelvic trauma, among others. Even without risk factor... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Difficult challenge: Pe, when defined, can be treated by numbing creams, barrier contraception to decrease sensation, and behavioral feedback. If that fails, medications ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
No: There may be other stones, infection or something more serious like a tumor causing the persistent blood. This should be evaluated by your urologist.... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Equal?: Among these agents, viagra (sildenafil) has been around the longest. It is the best studied and has the most data. Cialis is a newer drug in the sam... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Yes: The skin of the penis is just like skin elsewhere on the body. Excessive / continuous friction will cause an abrasion.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Maybe: If you had blood during and immediately after the stone episode, you may pee blood. This should resolve and if it continues, you should see your prim... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Ligaments: In men and women this can be the presentation of an inguinal hernia. Other possibilities are ligaments stretching, irritation of the illioinguinal or... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Balanitis: This condition is almost always fungal - so treatment with the anti fungal cream is appropriate. Balanitis, fungal infection of the head of the penis... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
Urology 25 years experience
Urethritis?: This may be related to urethritis from common bacteria, virus, chemical such as soap, or idiopathic (inflammation due to unknown cause). This can als... Read More
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Jan 15, 2012
fast reply was very relevant to the tragedy of the moment. very professional. thanks
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Cherullo is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cherullo is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank u I keep getting uti's it's was worrying me as I have panic disorder it's calmed me I'm on antibiotics Thanks again
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thank you i will ask my dr about possible causes and cures i recently was diqgnosed with diabetes type2 so thqt may have been the issue i am 27 years old
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thank you. i was not sure if extra liquids intake is necessary and if it can damage kidney which is is already under stress and pressure. thank you

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

St. Louis University College of Medicine
Graduated 1997MD

Residency

CLEVELAND CLINIC

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