Dr. Ravi Chauhan

Urology
Memphis, TN
24 years experience male

Locations

Conrad Pearson Clinic

Memphis, TN

Address

1325 Wolf Park Drive, Suite 102, Memphis, TN, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

(901) 763-4305

Insurances accepted

Aetna

About

Bio

Board certified in urology and urologic surgery

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Urology

Licenses

United States: Arkansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Tennessee

Doctor Q&A

127 Answers
586 Agrees
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Hormone fluctuation: During pregnancy, hormonal changes affect sex drive.
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A member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Around 7-8x/day: Urination correlates directly with fluid intake. If you are consuming at least 2 quarts of fluid a day, you will need to urinate around 7-8 times per ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
No: No studies exist to prove this helps.
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A male asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Yes: Any compromise of the spinal cord can affect the nerves responsible for erections.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Possibly: If discoloration has been present for a long time, with no change, then not likely a concern. If newly discolored and associated with pain or disc... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Poor hygiene: Poor penile hygiene, especially in an uncircumcised male. Amputation is required if the cancer invades the underlying tissues.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Pelvic contraction: Arousal causes contraction of pelvic floor musculature. This contraction may result in pain radiating into the scrotum.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Both: Clear to pale yellow urine is a sign of good hydration. Medium to dark yellow urine is a sign of dehydration.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Reduced counts: Certain chemotherapeutics can reduce sperm counts - temporarily or permanently. If future fertility is desired, then one must consider banking sperm.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
No specific reason: Depending on the conditions, the exposed skin of your bottom may succumb to dryness, thus causing itching.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Maybe: Yes: burning urination may be a sign of an infection, which may raise the psa level no: stress, alcohol, kidney stones maybe: motorbike riding.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Depends: Stones fragments may never completely pass on their own. Better chance of passing if an easily fragmented stone. Better chance if located within... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Dry skin: The scrotal skin is very thin. Contact dermatitis is most common. Other conditions may present, such as psoriasis. If discoloration is present, seek a... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Yes: If associated with pain, this could indicate a urinary tract infection. A simple urine test at the doctor will help evaluate this.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
No way to tell: Honest discussion is probably the best method.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Many ways: Otc herbal medications, prescription medications, surgery.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
No: No conclusive studies have shown this.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
No: Light alcohol use while on septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is not a major concern.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Erection medication: Viagra (sildenafil) is a brand of medication to aid with erectile dysfunction. It inhibits the breakdown of a substance in the blood, to allow for pro... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Yes: It is always possible to conceive when not using birth control.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Depends: The length of time elapsed after the vasectomy plays a large role in return to sperm after vas reversal. If >10yrs, there is a low chance of sperm ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
5-10%: If treated early, stage i kidney cancer has a 90-95% 10 year survival. Thus, there is a 5-10% chance it may recur.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Multiple options: This may be the sign of infection. Reducing night-time fluids will help. Caffeine and alcohol are notorious for causing night-time urination. If infec... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Depends: If the ultrasound is specifically to check the bladder for tumors - a full bladder is sometimes helpful. Otherwise, an empty bladder is almost always ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
NOT SLIM: Any unprotected sex may result in pregnancy. True, sexual intercourse closer to a menstrual cycle may decrease the chance of conception - there is alw... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Yes: CT scans are often the first test to reveal a malignant tumor in the kidney. See a urologist ASAP
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Quickly: Tamsulosin (Brand Flomax (tamsulosin) in US) has an onset of action between 1 and 5 days
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Not really: While this is certainly possible, esophageal reflux rarely, if ever, presents with urinary complaints.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Possible infection: This may mean an infection, causing frequent urination. Also, the prostate may be enlarged, preventing optimal emptying, thus causing the sensation to... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Not related to stent: A ureteral stent is placed to relieve obstruction in the kidney/ureter. Constipation may result from pain medicine or anti-spasm medications given dur... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
About 2 weeks: Testosterone shots rapidly increase your levels. Thus, let the body metabolize the topical gels, so the testosterone levels don't reach too high
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Can't be done: There is no medically safe method to enlarge the penis.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Normal: AM erections are normal. Loss of AM erections is an early sign of erectile dysfunction
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Yes: Oxybutynin is safe for use wth coumadin (warfarin).
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Protein: Often, bubbles in the urine are the result of a fast stream hitting the toilet water. Other times, this is an indicator of protein in the urine. There... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Get it checked out: Any firmness to the breast needs to be evaluated. Due to your young age, cancer is unlikely, but it's a possibility.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
It's OK: Low or normal serum creatinine indicates normal renal function. Elevation in serum creatinine indicates kidney dysfunction.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Check for cancer: A man needs an annual prostate exam to assess for nodules. Nodules are suspicious for cancer. 25% of men with prostate cancer have a normal psa readin... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Not fatal: Hunner's ulcers are seen in 10-20% of interstitial cystitis cases. These are a sign of the disease, but are not fatal
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Sure: unprotected sex can always result in pregnancy. however, sounds as if they have taken precautions. check a pregnancy test
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Hold off: It's best to hold off sexual activity for 4-6 weeks after the reversal. the microscopic stitching could become disrupted with sexual activity, prevent... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
It's possible: Any unprotected genital contact carries the risk of STD transmission, even if only for a brief moment of exposure
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Depends: At a young age, significant OAB is not common. Pregnancy can worsen the course of OAB. Certain neurologic conditions may worsen this as well. I'd enco... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Leave it alone: sounds like an abrasion. Will not likely get infected. Refrain from sexual activity until it heals.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
No: There is no relationship between self stimulation and one's height
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Probably so: Check with your doctor first. 5 weeks after delivery, if you feel up to it - sex and exercise are probably ok.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
It's possible: Any solution placed on the sensitive skin of the genitalia has a chance of causing chemical dermatitis or a "skin burn." This is not true of everyone
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
You decide: Ask yourself - "why do I do this 4 times a day?" If you are avoiding a healthy relationship, then this is likely a problem. As for "why," this may be... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Peyronies Disease: This may be a sign of trauma. It may also be the sign of peyronie's disease - a condition where the penis scars down and bends during an erection. A u... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Urology 24 years experience
Yes: There should be no problem with this. It may be painful, but not dangerous.
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Testimonials
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Dr. Philip Miller
Aug 28, 2016
I highly endorse and recommend Dr. Ravi Chauhan as an expert physician on the HealthTap panel. His answers are astute, empathetic, educational and instructional. Dr. Chauhan is an asset to our panel o...Read More
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Jul 5, 2015
even after bothering him many times with the same thing he was still nice and seemed concerned
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Chauhan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) Thank you doctor for your answer. but should i stop worrying?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Tennessee College of Medicine, TN
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

University of Tennessee
Completed 2001

Residency

University of Tennessee
Completed 2005

Awards

HealthTap Top Doctor, Winter 2013
Most Influential, Third Place, Kingsport, TN - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Second Place, Kingsport, TN - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American Urologic Association
American Urological Association, Southeastern Section
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