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Dr. Ira Raff

Urology
Boynton Beach, FL
58 years experience male

Locations

Office

Delray Beach, FL

Address

5258 Linton Blvd, # 203, Delray Beach, FL
Directions

Office

Boynton Beach, FL

About

Specialties
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Urology

Licenses

United States: Florida

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

48 Answers
2 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A member asked:
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Urology 58 years experience
Yes: If erect the penis is capable of insertion.
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Follicular infection: It sounds like he gets a infected in the hair or glands which have secretions when infected , he may need to have it removed depending on how often it... Read More
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Need help: When you get an erection is it you can not penetrate into the vagina then it is ed . As far as the premature ejaculation you can get help there are me... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
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Smegma : If not circumcised there are glands that secrete mucoid material therefore it needs to be clean on frequenty.
A 23-year-old male asked:
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No infection: Sounds like small cysts from glands that secrete -it is not uti.
A 19-year-old male asked:
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Wet dreams: if your a virgin then it is nothing bad about what is happening but the frequency is unusual and you should make sure you donot have a irritation in t... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
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Bb not to worry : They can be to trauma to the scrotum at some time unrelated to the hx of prostatitis.
A 19-year-old male asked:
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Line could be normal: Leave it along if is not causing a problem but if concern have a md look at it.
A 25-year-old female asked:
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Related to bm: Bowel gas can cause sensation to urinate more frequently and once the bowel is emptied there could be irritation on the bladder but I am not sure.
A 24-year-old male asked:
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No uti: Maybe stop the medication and see how you do , having a full bladder is not uncommon in am and the medication or something else could be giving you th... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
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Irritation from sex: This is not uncommon in your age group . You most likely have irritation or could also be beginning of an infection.
A 22-year-old female asked:
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Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) d/s: Urine c/s may help to see the sensitivity.
A 21-year-old female asked:
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Gyn problem : If the urine is clear with no infection the abd pain maybe associated with ovarian cyst or some gyn problem or GI . Could be a renal or ureteral sto... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
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Treatment: antibiotics depending where you are Depot penicillin
A 20-year-old female asked:
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No: Not to weary unless in the semen is inside the vagina.
A 20-year-old female asked:
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Most likely not : Depends what you mean by outside your vagina -the vagina is surrounded by the labia and is a container with in.
A 25-year-old male asked:
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Yes and no: After you have been treated you can drink but alcohol can be irritation to the prostate so i would wait at least 3 weeks.
A 18-year-old male asked:
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Stop the medication: Do you HAV e an infection post surgery -other wise stop the medication if no infection.
A 24-year-old female asked:
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Did you have symtoms: Usually not always the treatment will cure it but if you still have symptoms or it is picked up on gyn exam again then you need more treatment.
A 28-year-old female asked:
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No: Urine has ammonia.
A 19-year-old female asked:
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Air embolism: where would air embolism come from the penis unless he has a fistula and the air get into the blood stream?
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Kidney infection: if you have pain and fever in back you may need stronger antibiotics and esp with recurrent infection . At least the ct is supposedly normal kidneys
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Hematospermia: Usually it is not serious but if it persists -check i t out with md.
A 24-year-old female asked:
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Could mean nothing : A/g ratio could be related to your liver , or some medical disease.
A 77-year-old male asked:
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If not ill over 300 : If one does not have any diseases or is taking certain medications which could affect the production ie cancer diabetes ; medicine hormones etc . Th... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
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If seen : Usually a 4 mm stone will pass but there are occasions that it will not and needs intervention . If seen on fluroscopy with eswal machine then it can ... Read More
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Yes and no: Uti can cause blood in the urine but it is usually not harmful to the fetus . The treatment might be more of a problem to the fetus depending on trime... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
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Testes would be smal: How is your other testes , size is important if it is atrophic is would be very small or absent.
A 22-year-old male asked:
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Varicoele: if it is not tender could be a cyst or a varicoele since it felt like vein
A 20-year-old male asked:
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Testes are different: they can be different sizes unless it is significant and very hard if so need an exam
A 24-year-old male asked:
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Irritation: not uncommon after sexual relations to have a mild burning or if persists need to look at your urine for infection
A 43-year-old male asked:
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Erection : Are you talking about the erection or size of the penis in width. Are you taking any medications that could cause sustained erections or a medical pro... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
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Gland cysts: White heads like on your face , glands get filled with material and it needs to be soaked and can be removed when soften up. It is not serious.
A 19-year-old female asked:
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Papules : Since they have been there for 4 years and has not caused a problem it does not seem serious but you could see a dermatologist. They sound like papu... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
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Only need one: Many people have one testicle and have children .First see how you do with that one testes -you only need one good sperm.
A 30-year-old female asked:
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Yes: If you have exhausted all avenues including your mates . She may be very fertile or not if not then icsi and ivf can be a treatment but it can be very... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
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Where is the pain: The kidney pain does not occur unless there is blockage of the tubes . Many times it can be back or something unrelated to the kidney. How is your uni... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
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Burning -frequency: One can have symptoms like above or fever . He can have blood and irritation while urinating.
A 38-year-old female asked:
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Sperm: you should wait at8-12 weeks because each person has sex at different rate and this is will be the safest to make sure but also a microscopic ck shoul... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
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Bladder is nearby: Just above the pubic bone is the bladder.
A 63-year-old female asked:
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Kidney disease: Protein goes along with the blood . It is not uncommon for female to have slight blood but at your age there are reasons such as renal disease of infe... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
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It is fine: Each time a sperm count can vary but he has significant motility and good number , .
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Could be your back: Flank pain can involve other then urological structures but a ball valuing stone but more likely back problem.
A 20-year-old male asked:
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Strength ?: Do you mean maintaining the erection or the erection size . The ability to maintain can be a problem seen by most men at some time . The size is based... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
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Yes: i would think it could but not familiar since in west it is rare

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Raff is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Raff is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Both my testicles are the same size, but they used to be bigger before
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you, that helps me a lot!
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Thank you, your answer put my mind at ease.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
MD

Residency

Beth Israel Medical Center

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