Yuba City, CA
A 47-year-old male asked:
have you ever herd of a 48 year old man having freiberg disease ?
4 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Possible: Freiberg Disease is a painful collapse of the articular surface of the second metatarsal head. It may be associated either with or without trauma. It can occur at ages from 8-77, but is found more frequently in women then men. However, a 48 year old man certainly can have this condition.
Podiatry 44 years experience
A very rare Bird.: Understand that this "disease" is rare to begin with. It typically affects adolescent girls. It can affect boys , but a reduced (5:1) ratio. It generally affects the second or third metatarsal and the cause is thought to be vascular, traumatic and even genetic. A 48 year old man could have Freiberg's disease, but it would be considered extremely rare.
Podiatry 42 years experience
RARE: It would be interesting if this were looked at through an MRI and histologically,, to D/Dx from a normal variant and fracture, or unstable metatarsus w/ torn collateral ligaments. But, that makes it more expensive.
Podiatry 28 years experience
It doesn't have: to be age or gender specific.
A 27-year-old member asked:
What can I expect in a physical as an over 50 year old man?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Head to toe: A good head to toe exam that includes a digital rectal exam; although this should be postponed until after the blood is drawn for the psa. Drawing the blood after the dre may result in a falsely elevated psa and cause and unnecessary scare for prostate cancer.
A 39-year-old member asked:
How long is it on average before a man ejaculates?
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Pediatrics 33 years experience
Uncertain: The amount of time between when an average man first inserts his penis into his partner's vagina and when he ejaculates, is uncertain. It may be difficult to find a man willing to be known as an "average" man when it comes to sexual issues. Durations are probably between 20 seconds and 20 minutes depending on the type of activities, his & her time constraints, and the thoughts flowing in his head.
A 40-year-old member asked:
What determines how tall a man will be?
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General Practice 40 years experience
Genetics: I think a large part of how tall a man will be is determined by his genetics. This could also be affected by good or poor nutrition.
A 30-year-old member asked:
How to get fat? I'm a thin man. I'm 165centimeters, but only 46kilograms.
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Holly Barth answered
General Practice 9 years experience
Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass.
A 45-year-old member asked:
What test are required for 40+ yrs old man?
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Family Medicine 24 years experience
Preventive services: Common screening includes blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose check and physical exam. Other tests may be needed depending on your specifics.
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