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What is the purpose of a swimming jockstrap

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Not necessary. Perhaps a weight lifting belt.

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Personal preference.: Unless trying to conceive, "tighty whities" or jock strap vs boxers or commando are all personal choice have at it.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 27 years experience
No: The purpose of a jock strap is to provide appropriate support and protection for the testicles. Jock straps do not protect the buttocks or anus.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Wrong side.: The jockstrap is for the front, not the back.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
Sports Medicine 21 years experience
No need : If you start to feel tenderness or irritation with or after running, the extra support may help. If not, then it's probably not needed.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reed
Podiatry 32 years experience
Yes: Hello: most football associations require the use of a protective cup period. This is no joke in that permanent injury can occur for a "low blow" ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Goal??: I think you mean boxers? 1st, are you and a woman having fertility problems (unable to get pregnant?). If not, then your sperm count isn't an issue ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
Sports Medicine 27 years experience
swimming: Swimming is an excellent all around exercise for almost everyone.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alissa Zenack
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Croup?: Increased humidity is good for croup. Run a humidifier in the child's room or sit in the bathroom with the hot shower on to steam up the room. Even ... Read More
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Dr. Udit Patel
Pain Management 19 years experience
Determining Sciatica: Sciatica is a general term for leg pain. It is best to see a physician to determine the root cause of the pain. A proper recommendation can be made af... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
I like to start 4 yo: A child must be taught a variety of things about water that can be phazed in over time. A playfulness & joy around water can be taught in infancy, wi... Read More

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