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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
53 years experience Urology
Several: You mean atrophic vaginitis.Symptoms include dryness, soreness, white malodorous discharge due to infection,painful intercourse. sometimes bleeding in ... Read More

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Small/shrunk testes: Check out http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/161858.php for difference btwn sign vs symptom. Typically, you (as patient) report symptoms while w ... Read More
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: The testes of "mature" atrophy - usually by diseases such as infection / inflammation / misuse of testosterone / hypothalamic dysfunction, etc. are m ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
34 years experience Urology
Hypogonadism: Depending on your age, you may experience infertility. Symptoms of low testosterone include decreased libido and erectile failure, loss of muscle mas ... Read More
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Small/absent testes: Either testes can no longer be felt or have shrunk. Can be result of groin surgery, testis torsion or taking androgenic (male type) steroids. Can res ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
38 years experience Radiology
Hmmm: Weakness, malaise i guess, generally you see a decrease in mucscle mass. You can examine the patient but perhaps there are imaging means to estimat ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Blindness: The optic nerve is what lets you see. The more it atrophies, the more vision you lose.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Decreased vision: Atrophy of the optic nerve implies that there is loss of tissue (ganglion cell axons) and correspondingly loss of function. Technically it's a neuropa ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Thenar atrophy: The thenar muscles are at the base of the thumb. Normally they are rounded and when there is atrophy the thenar eminence becomes flat. The thenar musc ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Nerve damage: Weakness of the thenar muscles leads to weakness in grip, opening jars, and difficulty with daily hygiene. Occupational therapy can rebuild strength i ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Cervical mucus: is clear, stringy, and has no odor. Vaginal atrophy typically causes dryness of the walls and thus no mucus because nothing should be coming from a p ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Peroneal muscles: Charcot-marie-tooth disease (hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy) is a group of hereditary disorders that affects the nerves in your arms and legs ... Read More

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