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Can men get osteoporosis?

Can men get osteoporosis?

YES!: Yes, men can get osteoporosis. Men at increased risk are those who have been treated with certain medicines including steroids (prednisone) or medicines to treat prostate problems or cancer. Thin men or men with a family history are also at risk. Men can have the same testing as women to determine if they have osteoporosis, it is a simple xray test called a bone density or dexa scan. Get tested! ...Read more

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Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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Can old men get osteoporosis?

Can old men get osteoporosis?

Yes, but why?: Osteoporosis in men can occur from several reasons. Each needs to be\excluded: 1.Low testosterone. 3. Inadequate vit d intake. 4. Inadequate calcium intake.5. Taking certain drugs, like corticosteroids. 6. Sedentary life-style. 7. Renal tubular acidosis. 8. Chronic inadequate human growth hormone secretion. There are others, but you need to find out why, as well as treat! ...Read more

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Can anyone get osteoporosis?

Yes anyone can, but-: Everyone will start losing bone density usually after their 20's. However, not everyone will get osteoporosis (bone loss to the point of being at higher risk for hip or back factures.) how quickly you lose it will depend on gender, family history, race, medications taken (especially corticosteroids), weight bearing exercises performed in the past and performing now, etc. ...Read more

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Do men ever get osteoporosis?

Yes: Men definitely get osteoporosis. In healthy men, by the age of 65 and older the incidence of osteoporosis is essentially the same as a woman. In fact as men age they develop a higher death rate following hip fractures then women. Men need bone density testing also. ...Read more

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Can men get hpv?

Can men get hpv?

Most are benign: Over 120 different types of hpv. Different types infect different parts of body. Most are harmless, easily treatable and not precancerous. Some produce warts that are easily seen and others growths that are nearly invisible. Types 16 and 18 account for vast majority of cervical cancers. Type 16 has been linked to oral cancer. Contact spreads the virus.Sexual contact spreads types 16, 18 and others. ...Read more

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Can men get cramps?

Uterine? No, other Y: Of course men can get cramps, just different muscles, and usually due to local electrolyte imbalance or lactate build up. ...Read more

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How young can you get hyperparathyroidism?

How young can you get hyperparathyroidism?

Any age: Rarely, babies are born with this condition or predisposed to this condition for different reasons. ...Read more

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Can young men get erectile dysfunction?

Can young men get erectile dysfunction?

Yes: Remember, 50% of causes of erectile dysfunction are emotional - anxiety, depression, ptsd - and as such can be experienced in younger people without any medical conditions. As well, younger men may have testosterone deficiency which can affect both desire and performance. ...Read more

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Can both men and women get lymphedema?

Can both men and women get lymphedema?

Yes, but...: Idiopathic (meaning we can't identify the cause) lymphedema is more likely is women, more likely in one leg than both, more likely in the left leg than the right, and more likely to begin after age 35. ...Read more

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How can I prevent osteoporosis at a young age?

How can I prevent osteoporosis at a young age?

Prevent osteoporosis: Although genetics do play a big role in the development of osteoporosis, there are things you can do to minimize the risk of getting it later in life: maintain healthy diet (adequate calcium and vitamin d intake), regular weight bearing exercise before and after menopause, don't smoke, drink alcohol only in moderation, maintain healthy weight (do not overdiet to the point of anorexia...). ...Read more

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Can males develop female hormones as they get older?

Getting older: May lose male hormones but unlikely to develop male hormones. If men are young and with low hormones, testosterone addition may be required. ...Read more

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Can men get cancer from HPV like women do?

Yes : Though uncommon as compared to hpv-related cervical cancer, in men hpv is associated with a large percentage of both penile cancers and anal cancers. ...Read more

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Can men get breast abscesses?

Can men get breast abscesses?

Yes: Not as common an occurrence as in women, but men can get abscesses in their breast. ...Read more

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Can you get symptoms of penile cancer in teenagers or young adults?

Can you get symptoms of penile cancer in teenagers or young adults?

Penile cancer is: Very, very, very unusual. Exubeant recreation is the most likely cause. Take a few days rest. If symptoms persist, you may have either trauma or infection, and may need the urgent care center. ...Read more

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How can a man help prevent sexual problems in women?

How can a man help prevent sexual problems in women?

Communication: Sexual activity and responsiveness is a form of "communication" non-verbal and verbal. Being kind and considerate in the non-sexual parts of a relationship will go far to improving and preventing problems in this arena.. ...Read more

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How young can you be to get breast cancer if male?

How young can you be to get breast cancer if male?

VERY Rare Under 40: Breast cancer is very rare in men, and is rarely present prior to age 40. Regardless of one's age and gender, it is always best to see a doctor if one finds a new breast lump. ...Read more

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Can exessive masturbation from a young age lead to any problems when you get older?

Can exessive masturbation from a young age lead to any problems when you get older?

No: "excessive" masturbation at a young age is fairly universal. There are no long-term problems that we know of. In fact it could be a good thing: now that young people spend all their time in front of computers, this may be the only exercise they get! ...Read more

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