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Dr. MICHAEL LENOIR
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African American Health (Overview)

African-American health relates to the health care of African-Americans, as well as to health issues specific to African-American populations.


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I am 26 year old african american man. In good health. I am concerned about ejaculating to early what can I do to prevent it?

I am 26 year old african american man. In good health. I am concerned about ejaculating to early what can I do to prevent it?

Practice = perfect: Early ejaculation is a common problem that stems from the sensitive nature of the penis and genital area. There are several ways around it. Practice stopping all motion when you feel the urge to ejaculate. You can wear a condom to eliminate some of the sensation and avoid vigorous intercourse. Use a lubricant to reduce friction too. Patience and practice will pay off for you and your partner. ...Read more

Dr. MICHAEL LENOIR
4 doctors shared insights

African American Health (Overview)

African-American health relates to the health care of African-Americans, as well as to health issues specific to African-American populations.


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I am african american, I am not on health insurance to see a dermatologist. What are good home remedies to clear up acne and dark spots?

I am african american, I am not on health insurance to see a dermatologist. What are good home remedies to clear up acne and dark spots?

General physician: Any licensed physician can mange all but the most severe cases of acne. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, adding topical Clindamycin or a short course of a systemic antibiotic may be sufficient. ...Read more

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Is eating pork bad for African American males?

Is eating pork bad for African American males?

I know of no studies: that suggests pork is bad for African American males. In genera, be sure that the pork is well-cooked. If you are over-weight please take appropriate action w/your doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Since I am african american do I need sunscreen ?

Since I am african american do I need sunscreen ?

Sunscreen African: Yes, african americans have a significant incidence of melanoma. It is recommended that african americans and africans also wear sunscreen when exposed to intense sunlight. ...Read more

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Improving Heart Health (Checklist)

Find an activity you enjoy, and do it daily for at least 20 minutes
Daily
Intensify workouts by doing max intensity for 2 min, every 5-10 min
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Is being an african-american a risk factor for rickets?

Is being an african-american a risk factor for rickets?

Yes: Dark skinned individuals need more sunlight exposure compared to light skinned ones. ...Read more

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How can I make my hair grow longer ( im african american)?

How can I make my hair grow longer ( im african american)?

LONGER HAIR: You can try taking biotin 5mg daily and check your vitamin d level. Take a multivitamin daily and if vitamin d is low, you may need to add some. Check with your doctor to find out how much you should take. ...Read more

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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
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Shower daily
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Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
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Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
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What could cause varying complexion in an african american man?

What could cause varying complexion in an african american man?

Varying complexion: Vitiligo is one of the most substantial causes of varying complexion in an african american. There are skin fungal infections (tinea) that can also cause more soft variations and these can be treated with antifungal medications. ...Read more