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Dr. Richard Boxer

Urology
Los Angeles, CA
48 years experience male

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Office

Los Angeles, CA

Address

Los Angeles, CA
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Specialties
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Urology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

115 Answers
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Enlarged prostate: An enlarged prostate will not necessarily help or hurt sexual function. Both sexual difficulties and enlarged prostate should be evaluated by a urolo... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Circumsision: Bleeding after a circumcision is not unusual, but you should see your surgeon to be certain there are no problems, such as infection or poor healing.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Testicular pain: Painful testes can be very debilitating. If there is pain, there is a reason. A urologist evaluates and treats this condition.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Peyronies: If there is an abnormal appearance to an erection, a urologist should be consulted. A photo of the abnormality may help the urologist make a diagnosi... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Bladder control: Bladder control can be a sign of many bladder issues, including an infection. You see a urologist for an evaluation.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Varicocele: Y9our surgeon will be the best person to answer this, because only the surgeon knows the type of sutures used. Most sutures are absorbable if they ar... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Foreskin: Inflammation of the foreskin can lead to infection and later tightness of the skin. You should see a urologist for treatment.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Foreskin: Burning of the foreskin may represent a skin infection or tightness of the skin. Keeping the area clean is essential. If the skin becomes too tight ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
UTI: If the bacteria that is causing a UTI is sensitive to a specific antibiotic, generally the infection clears after 24 hours. However, the burning may... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Dehydration: Generally, when a person is dehydrated, the kidneys reduce their filtration and production of urine and concentrate that urine which is produced. Com... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Swollen penis: A swollen penis in a 2 year old requires a doctor evaluation. He should be seen by a pediatrician or a urologist.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Stds blood test: You should ask your doctor what tests he/she tested for. There are a number of diseases that can be determined y blood test, for example, hiv, syphil... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
UTI: A UTI should be treated by a doctor with antibiotics. Although fluids my be helpful, the cure is obtained by seeing your doctor and getting antibioti... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Frequent urination: Frequent urination may be caused by many issues. Diabetes, urinary infections, enlarged prostate causing incomplete emptying, and many other issues r... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Frequent urination: Urination is a function of the types and the volumes of fluids a person drinks. Many other issues enter into the number of times you urinate. Kidney... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Testis pain: Testicular pain, also known as orchalgia, can be the result of many things. An infection is certainly a possibility. Injury is another. Testicular ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Masturbation: There are no known side effects from masturbation.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Urethral cyst: Urethral cysts can become infected resulting in pain. They can also lead to symptoms of painful urination. They can also lead to bladder or urinary ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Testicular pain: Some men are particularly sensitive to touch. If there is any swelling or hardness of them, he should see a urologist.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Vaginal spotting: A UTI may cause urinary bleeding, but there are many reasons for vaginal spotting/bleeding. You will need a thorough physical exam, and urine tests. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Urinary infections: A "minor" urinary infection should be treated by a doctor. You should see your doctor. All infections should be treated, whether you think they symp... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Peyronies: A curved erect penis may or may not cause pain. The diagnosis and treatment should be performed by a urologist. There are numerous causes for this c... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Penile spot: This may be an infected hair follicle, a bite from an insect, an infection in sore skin. See your urologist fro diagnosis and treatment.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Testicular pain: Pain above the testis may represent a variety of conditions. A urologist should be consulted. There may be an infection, hernia, or other conditions... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Penis bumps: Circling the head of the penis are tyson's glands. They commonly recede after circumcision, but in the uncircumcised penis, keeping the area clean an... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Early detection: Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in males, except skin cancer. Early detection is the best way of curing the disease. This is best discusse... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Masturbation: There are no known health problems associated with masturbation.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Urinary burning: Urinary or lower urinary tract burning can be a sign of an infection. A doctor will be able to obtain a urine test to prove it one way or the other. ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Urinary infection: Urinary infection symptoms can persist beyond the time of the medications taken. This is not usually the case, but possible. If symptoms persist, a ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Iron medication: Iron does not cause urinary infections. However, if you have symptoms you think are due to a bladder issue, such as an infection, you should see your... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Chlamydia: An eye infection should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. It can be serious, so do not delay.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Testicle growth: Any testicular growth must be evaluated by a urologist. Testicular cancer is a curable disease if found early. Many growths in the scrotum are not c... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Circumcision: Speak to your surgeon about the healing. Usually it takes 4 weeks.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Penis: Tyson's glands circle the head (glans) of the penis and produce smegma. If the the glands are swollen and/or red, it is best to see a urologist for t... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Frequent urination: Frequent urination may be a sign of infection. There are many other reasons as well. An evaluation by a doctor, including urine tests, would be the ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Scrotal enlargement: An enlarged scrotum may be the result of many problems within the scrotum. There are several organs that can cause this and it requires a urologist t... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
UTI: Utis are treated by antibiotics. The burning is typical, although uncomfortable and unfortunate. Your doctor may have other treatments for the burni... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Pelvic pain: There are numerous organs in the area you describe. To determine which may be causing your symptoms, you must see a doctor for a thorough exam.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Penis size: There is no medicine that will increase the actual size of the penis.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Urinary infections: Burning with urination may be a sign of possible infection. The best way of determining that is to obtain a urine culture. See your doctor.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Urinary infections: Chronic urinary infections may be treated, but better to be prevented. Your doctor or a urologist will have suggestions to prevent or treat chronic u... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
STDs: Stds can and do occur in both men and women. Since it is common for stds (sexually transmitted diseases) to occur due to sexual intercourse/activity,... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
UTI: There are many types of bacteria that can be in the urine. A culture is the only method of determining the exact type. Having bacteria and having ch... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Bumps on penis: Tyson's glands are directly beneath the head of the penis. They lubricate the penis. If enlarged they will usually be white in color. He should see... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
PSA: A psa of 41 is abnormal. There are several reasons for this, one is an infection, one is cancer. Another is that the test was misread. See a urolog... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Dark urine: Commonly that is the result of food intake that has color or dehydration. However, if the color does not become normal soon, then see your doctor. O... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Circumcision: An uncircumcised penis can become infected, especially in a diabetic, and cause severe irritation, cracking, pain, bleeding. Any reason for tight ski... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Losing testicles: Testicle produce about 99% of the male hormones. Yes, losing them reduces testostrone.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Circumcision: Although you did not say, you probably had a circumcision. If there is any thought that you may have an infection or that anything is wrong after sur... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Penile lesion: Only a physical exam by a urologist will be able to determine what a penile lesion is. White boils may represent prominent tyson's glands which are n... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Boxer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Boxer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I went to 6 uroligist dr in 1 year put nothing hapen still the problen
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Graduated 1973MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Wisconsin
Graduated 1969MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Graduated 1973MD

Residency

UCLA School of Medicine

Residency

Wadsworth VA Hospital

Residency

Harbor UCLA Medical Center

Awards

Top Urologist , First Place, California - Summer
2013
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