Dr. James Ellis

Urology
Agawam, MA
61 years experience

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Urology

Languages spoken

English

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Probably normal.: This may be normal, but it would be wise to talk to you ob.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
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Possibly: These tests are not terribly accurate. Your OB can give you a better answer.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
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Several hours.: Semen gels in the vagina giving sperm time to enter the cervix and uterus. The semen liquifies and then drains out. This takes a variable time depend... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Usually not needed: These drugs are similar and not used together very often. Your treatment should be based on culture results. I would advise a urologist or infecti... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Possibly: The test may show pregnancy 3 days after conception.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
See your urologist: There are several possibilities. This is probably a very treatable problem. A urologist should be able to diagnose it and treat it. I would expect it ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
See a urologist: There are few things that cause this. Peyronies disease is one, but a urologist should be seen for evaluation.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
see a urologist: There are several possibilities, so you should see a urologist. I suspect it is nothing bad -like a yeast infection, but you need to be seen.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
No need to worry: Call the surgeon who did your operation and it can probably be taken care of easily.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
No.: There is no way to get the med into all areas of the prostate. This has been tried in the past with no success. It also hurts if not done with anesthe... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Get urine culture: See your doctor and get a urine culture to see if there is really an ibfection.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ellis
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Can help but not cur: These are normal glands but can get plugged. The way to limit this is to keep the area as dry as possible and boxers to aerate. Some people are just m... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Probably not serious: There are several possibilities. If it persists, you should see a urologist.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ellis
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See Urologist: This is almost certainly on an emotional basis since you occas get spontaneous erections. A brief visit can probably lead to improvement or complete c... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
14 days befor period: Most women will start period 14 days aver ovulation. If this is regular and predictable as in this case, 14 days befor the period should be about righ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Yes: Hpv is contagious. It can be passed orally, vaginally and anally. You should avoid activity while you have a visible lesion, and should probably use ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
No: If uncircumcised, he may get balanoposthitis, but he will not get a yeast UTI and void it out.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Needs to see pcp: Need to see if blood is from the urinary system or the vulva. Usually there will be symptoms if it is from the urinary system. So she needs to be seen... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Questionable: Condoms often used for birth control, but may have a defect that still allows sperm to get through. Deep penetration is not always needed for pregnanc... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Not likely: Anxiety can certainly cause tremors and worrying about the medication can also trigger it. I advise seeing your primary care doctor for further eval... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
You need a urinalysi: Many things can cause an odor in the urine. I a urinalysis is normal, then there is nothing to worry about.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
See your urologist: I do not know what 3rd grade means - is it enlarged or is it grade 3 cancer of the prostate. Your urologist can advise you. If it is cancer, i would g... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Usually nothing: Mucus frequently appears in the urine. If there are no symptoms, it is nothing. If you are concerned, you can have a formal urinalysis done by your p... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Very unlikely: Most organisms in bladder infection would not be transmitted by oral sex.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
No: Many men have frequent ejaculations and there is no data to show any ill effects.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
See Urologist: This could be be a benign tumor, result of trauma. If it is not in the testis it is probably benign, but you should see a urologist for exam and a cle... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Probably a yeast : See your doctor. He/she can quickly and painlessly test you and make a diagnosis and if needed the proper treatment.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
If no sx , discharge: The medication should be finished, no discharge or symptoms. If you are not completely clear, you should see your doctor.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Best to ask OB doc.: At this stage, it would clearly be best to discuss this with your ob.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
See your urologist: There several possibilities, but you urologist can help you sort it out. It is probably not serious, but should be checked.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
You need to see PC : It would be best to see your primary care doctor. Lab tasts and exam should lead to the correct diagnosis.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Doubtful, see pc: There are several possibilities, but yeast is not the most likely. Best to see your PC or gynecologist foe exam.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Probably normal: Menstrual periods can vary a great deal. It would be wise to check with your primary care doctor or an ob/gyn.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
No: This is a normal activity - as long as you don't overdo it. There is no set number that is "normal" but it should occupy all of your time.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
See a dermatologist: A dermatologist can easily identify the spots and advise proper treatment if needed.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Possible uti: If the pain continues with urination, you probably have a urinary infection and should see your primary care physician. You canalso have pain with uri... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
You need a cat scan: With persisting serious abdominal pain for 4 weeks, a cat scan of the abdomen and pelvis is indicated. I assume you have had a pelvic and abdominal ex... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Need more info: Not enough info for a clear answer. Was a catheter used post op? Do you have symptoms of infection. Was there cancer of the kidney? Ureter? Bladder? ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Yes: However, if the burning persists in urination, you should see a urologist or your primary care doctor.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ellis
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The: The best advice is urodynamics to diagnose the problem and then determine the many possible treatmen.
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Probably not I.C.: The organism may not have sensitive to the medication. See your doctor and have a new culture and evaluation.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
See your doctor.: This is not normal and you need to be checked.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Slow down: Do not feel guilty about masturbation. Sex drive is usually very strong at your age, but you can over do it. So just slow down and you will probably b... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Probably: Most males have completed their growth by this age. In rare cases there may a little more growth, but not much.Remember, it is not the size of the wan... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Maybe. PC dis c&s?: Your PC probably did a culture. There are several possible causes, and exam and culture should give the answer.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Possible yeast : Sometimes antibiotics can lead to a yeast vaginitis. Nitro is less likely than other antibiotics, but it can happen. A simple culture will give the an... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Perhaps.: Some women can have burning with no pathology, but it would be wise to be checked for UTI and an ultra sound can be safely used to check for stones.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Several choices.: It may have been an unusually large penis. The sex may have been too rough (jungle sex). It will probably subside fairly quickly. If not, you shou... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
Only a few hours: There may be sperm in the fluid before ejaculation. Withdrawal is not a safe form of birth control. Semen itself will gel or coagulate in the vagina a... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
61 years experience
It could be a uti: You may may not have had a catheter post op. I would check with your OB first, and go from there.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Ellis is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ellis is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Can I send you a photo to confirm the diagnosis?
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Thank you for your suggestion! Was very helpful and reassuring.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you for answering

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Top Urologist , First Place, Massachusetts - Summer
2013
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