Doctor Q&A for Dr. Benjamin Whittam

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Whittam
15 years experience Pediatric Urology
Normal: I assume you are referring to masturbating and ejaculating. This is normal, men have variable sexual desires and urges to masturbate/ejaculate.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Whittam
15 years experience Pediatric Urology
See your doctor: Your doctor can perform an exam and tell you what is normal and not normal. What you are feeling is likely your epididymis (on both sides) which is ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Whittam
15 years experience Pediatric Urology
See a Urologist: A calcification in the bladder can be benign or incredibly serious, you need you have urinalysis and be checked for hematuria (blood in your urine). ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Whittam
15 years experience Pediatric Urology
Uncertain: Postoperative swelling is expected and initially a hydrocele may still look like it is present immediately after surgery. You should see steady impro ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Whittam
15 years experience Pediatric Urology
Minimal, very safe: The most common things to expect that are normal are dysuria (burring, pain with peeing), hematuria (blood in urine) and sometimes increased urgency a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Whittam
15 years experience Pediatric Urology
See your doctor: Gross hematuria (blood you can see in urine) is a worrisome finding and needs to be evaluated usually by a urologist. I'm unsure of your age but usua ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Whittam
15 years experience Pediatric Urology
Hard to answer: Some studies have shown that 50% of uncircumcised men will seek medical attention secondary to problem with their foreskin. Recent studies have shown ... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Whittam
15 years experience Pediatric Urology
Normal: Urine can look all different shades of yellow and orange depending upon your hydration. Often the bag urine will look different colored be caused it i ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Whittam
15 years experience Pediatric Urology
Absolutely: Discuss with your doctor but normal occurrence. Also, as your child ages and becomes toilet trained, a erection can be a sign of a full bladder.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Whittam
15 years experience Pediatric Urology
Find out why!: If your right testicle was removed for torsion you should definitely undergo a left sided orchiopexy (securing of testicle). Testicular torsion is of ... Read More
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