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what causes utis in men?

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Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Bacteria: Usually men do not get uti's as frequently as the urethra tume from the bladder to the outside world, is longer than in women affording better protection from bacteria on the skin. If the prostate is large, as it gets as we age, or it there is a stricture (an obstruction in the tube) then the bladder may not empty and residual urine in the bladder is more likely to become infected.

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Are young men more likely to develop an addiction?

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Dr. Douglas Laipple
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Yes: The old pennsylvania dutch adage is true: "we grow too soon old and too late smart." we are generally more impulsive when we're young, and males are generally more impulsive than females. Women are more cautious and more apt to stop something before it becomes habitual (other than shoes, of course).
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What causes rectal prolapse in men?

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Dr. Jason Bodzin
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Straing or rectal ma: Rectal prolapse is not common in men but when it occurs, it is usually from chronic diarrhea and straining at the stool. Rectal prolapse should usually be repaired by an experienced surgeon as there are several different techniques which can be applied depending on patient factors such as age, debility, assessment of anal sphincter tone and squeeze, etc. Colonoscopy is necessary.
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What's urinary diary used for in men?

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Dr. Howard Tay
Urology 31 years experience
Voiding diary: A voiding diary tracks the actual time of day you urinate along with the amount. Some diary also ask if you about the intensity of the urge along with how much fluid you consume in 24 hr. Other items that are track is leakage of urine. Most diary are appropriate for both gender.
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What would cause the shakes in a 57 yr old party guy?

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Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Simply: Your lifestyle. I can't say more with the info provided and it is always worthwhile to get a full medical evaluation. However drugs and alcohol contribute.
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A 25-year-old male asked:

Will UTIs cause a Bad Oder ? (In Men) I recently showered And I Can Smell An Unpleasant Smell

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 23 years experience
UTI symptoms: One of the classic symptoms of a urinary infection is an abnormal or 'bad' smell. Other symptoms can include a change in the urine color (darker and/or cloudy) and difficulty or pain with urination. There's a whole spectrum of symptoms and catching the disease early is a key before other symptoms develop or progress. I would definitely schedule a visit with your primary MD to get a urinalysis.

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