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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cathleen London
26 years experience Family Medicine
Kegel exercises: Not just for women :).
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Iris muscles cannot heal. You can have some surgical improvement if the iris is distorted or causes light sensitivity.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Levator Spasm: Congratulations on starting your kegel's at the age of 23. If there's one preventative thing you can do for your genitourinary health, that's it. Some ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Anal sores?: Could you be referring to fissures, fistula, abscess? Sexually transmitted disease (syphilis, gc, hiv, etc.) should be considered. Hemorrhoids & recta ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zeenat Hasan
14 years experience Bariatrics
Ask your doctor: But usually about 2-3 weeks. Obviously it depends a lot on how big the actual wound is, but a healthy person typically heals pretty quickly. I am assu ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Josefson
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Ultrasound is one of the modalities used to test for anal sphincter anatomy. If you are experiencing fecal incontinence it is one of the tests that ma ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
24 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Hard to Know: Proctalgia fugax- brief episodes of rectal pain generally associated with, unpredictable spasm like pain that is often described by patients as: very ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not serious: i suspect you are talking about anal sphincter. If it does not abate in a couple of weeks, you may wish to consult your doctor. Take a fiber laxative ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Anal warts: Please get an appointment with your primary doctor as soon as you can. If the doctor cannot help you as much as he would like you will be referred to ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Saab
43 years experience Family Medicine
Proctalgia fugal: Your condition is suggestive of proctalgia fugax which is as you described a spasm in the anal sphincter it could be painful but it is not a serious c ... Read More
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