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A 42-year-old female asked:

can a sitz bath cure a urethral caruncle or redness at opening of the urethra?

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Dr. James Krick
Urology 36 years experience
Caruncle: No, but it may ease any associated discomfort temporarily.

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When changing my baby's diaper I found a lump in his groin. What could this be?

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Dr. Marcus Degraw
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A lymph node: Most often when parents find a small lump in the groin of a child, the lump will represent a lymph node. Lymph nodes essentially are the bodies trash cans and can get bigger with a recent illness. Groin nodes will respond especially to diarrhea type illnesses. However, lumps here can also represent other issues such as a hernia and should be looked at be your doctor to be certain.
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Could polycystic ovaries cause a pressure feeling on the ovaries?

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Yes: Polycystic ovaries can be painful or cause pelvic pressure.
A 45-year-old member asked:

What can cause pelvic pain?

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Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
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Many reasons: Your pelvis has many organs in it;s vicinity. Uterus, tubes, ovaries, bowel, bladder and spine. Pathology in any of these can cause pain. Pelvic varicosities leading to pelvic congestion can cause pain too.
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What is the diffrence between a tight and loose vagina?

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Dr. Edward Neilsen
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Muscle Tone: The "tightness" of the vagina refers to the muscle tone of the surrounding walls. Things can stretch these muscles out, such as vaginal child-birth. Other things can tighten the walls, such as kegel exercises.
A 43-year-old member asked:

I think I may have oral herpes -- can it be spread to my bf's genitals?

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Dr. Thomas Davis
Dentistry 36 years experience
Herpes spread: Absolutely, that is how it is spread. If you have a active lesion and the virus enters through his skin or tissue he will be infected. Be open and honest with him and he will respect and love you for this.

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