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involuntary muscle contractions of the urethra healthy or a problem?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Necessary & healthy: You require involuntary contractions of the urethral sphincter muscles when you cough or sneeze to prevent expulsion of urine from the bladder, ie wetting.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

Is pelvic pain in pregnancy normal?

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Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Yes: Pelvic pain or pelvic pressure can be normal in pregnancy. However, it can also be an indication of a more severe problems such as a tubal pregnancy or a bleeding ovarian cyst. In later trimesters the pubic bone can stretch or even separate, also cause pain with walking. Lastly ovarian cysts can occur and twist, call torsion. Any time you have severe pelvic pain you should see your gynecologist.
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Should I be concerned about a bumpy crusting rash on my vagina while pregnant?

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Dr. Patrick Weix
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: This should be mentioned to the doctor at the next OB visit. It may be nothing concerning, but one possibility for a "bump" that forms a small blister that then has a crust is herpes. Other possibilities can be infected hair follicles or yeast. If it is herpes, it could change your delivery plan or require antiviral medications during pregnancy.
A 36-year-old member asked:

Can aldara (imiquimod) be used to get rid of genital warts?

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Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 31 years experience
Several ways: Topical medication, freezing, laser, surgical excision among other things.
A 37-year-old member asked:

If a baby has low muscle tone, will they be able to stand and walk eventually?

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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Maybe: Low muscle tone in a newborn can be cused by hundreds of things, some of which are permenant and some of which are temporary.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Scrotal pain in the vas deferans--can it be torsion?

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Dr. Howard Tay
Urology 31 years experience
Scrotal pain: This question can't be answered properly on this forum. I recommend that you seek immediate medical attention to ensure that you don't have torsion. Torsion is time-sensitive and can only be diagnosed by physical exam and either a scrotal ultrasound or testicular scan. Seek immediate medical attention is my best advice to you. www.peedoc.com @drhtay.

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