Doctor Q&A for Dr. Terence Chapman

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
26 years experience Urologic Oncology
Possibly: For the money a UA is perhaps the most powerful test in medicine. A dipstick can potentially detect diabetes, kidney damage, bleeding or infection and ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
26 years experience Urologic Oncology
Could be a stone: Sometimes a kidney stone passing throught the tunnel into the bladder can cause such symptoms. Consider checking your urine for such (or blood) and ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
26 years experience Urologic Oncology
See answer: Urethral dilation is an outmoded practice with few indications in women compared to years ago. It was thought to be a cure for recurrent UTI or other ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
26 years experience Urologic Oncology
Possibly: Varicoceles are common. Most men with varicoceles are fertile. However some men with abnormally low sperm counts or poor sperm quality and who have ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
26 years experience Urologic Oncology
That is normal: Semen coagulates and then liquefies and it is common for some to leak out of the vagina.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
26 years experience Urologic Oncology
It's complicated: There are probably few if any sperm present in the Copwer's gland secretions you describe, but there is a risk of pregnancy if any amount of seminal ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
26 years experience Urologic Oncology
Reconsider: My advice would be to avoid such activity.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
26 years experience Urologic Oncology
Not necessarily: Voided (vs. catheterized) urine specimens in women are potentially subject to contamination. Urine culture is the definitive method of determining the ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
26 years experience Urologic Oncology
Talk with urologist: Depending on the degree of bother, drug therapy can be considered which might include two drugs that work dofferently, especially if the prostate meas ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
26 years experience Urologic Oncology
No: Pen VK is not part of the modern armamentarium of STD treatment.
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