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Dr. Curtis Wong
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My testes hang very low and my penis is stiff in flaccid state. Could this be caused by overuse of pelvic muscles. My erections are weaker ?

My testes hang very low and my penis is stiff in flaccid state. Could this be caused by overuse of pelvic muscles. My erections are weaker ?

Genital concerns: Really need to be seen in person and if you're really concerned, you should schedule an appointment with your doctor or urologist. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


Dr. Herbert Hoover
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Prosate is ok. No stds. Flaccid penis hangs lifeless and standing firm. Dies not feel healthy. Can oelvic floor muscles around the penis cause this?

Prosate is ok. No stds. Flaccid penis hangs lifeless and standing firm. Dies not feel healthy. Can oelvic floor muscles around the penis cause this?

?Erectile dysfunctio: You are young, but erectile dysfunction can occur at an early age. The problem is unlikely to be from your pelvic floor muscles unless you have had extensive pelvic or rectal surgery. You should be evaluated by a urologist. ...Read more

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Dr. David Roberts
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When you lose too much weight in a short period of time cause depression, you need to do facial electrostimulation to recover flaccid muscles af face?

When you lose too much weight in a short period of time cause depression, you need to do facial electrostimulation to recover flaccid muscles af face?

Possibly some depres: Carbohydrates give a quick source of euphoria and can act as an antidepressant. It is probably the rigidity of the diet and loss of carbohydrate "high" that is increasing your depression. If you are taking Propranolol for your tremor, it is notable for its association with depression, as well. ...Read more

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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When you lose too much weight, you need to do facial electrostimulation to recover flaccid muscles af face? Is it essencial or not?

When you lose too much weight, you need to do facial electrostimulation to recover flaccid muscles af face? 

Is it essencial or not?

Not neccesarily: If you loss weight in healthy way that is with excercise, reduced caloric intake with or without the use of apetite suppressants. Your facial muscle wasting is minimal. Low protein low fat diets cause more loose skin and flaccidity. ...Read more

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Dr. Esiquiel Olivarez
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After orgasm muscle in left buttock and groin tense up and penis stays in a "tense"flaccid state(Like when cold).Symptoms remain for several days.Why?

After orgasm muscle in left buttock and groin tense up and penis stays in a "tense"flaccid state(Like when cold).Symptoms remain for several days.Why?

Groin Pain: These are not typical symptoms. Historical factors like medical history, medicines, recreational drug use, and supplements must be disclosed to your PCP for a comprehensive exam and analysis. Penis trauma can occur during rigorous activity and/or strain from working out can injure the area. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Carol van der Harst
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Lost all my muscle mass, developed gyno, my skull got much bigger like acromegaly and my flaccid penis has shrunk--is this permanent from using fenugreek?

No: Fenugreek is an herb and not a toxin. You have hormone imbalance and need medical examination, laboratory studies of your chemistry and hormone levels, and probably a brain scan to look at the hormone regulating pituitary gland. Good luck in finding the real answer to your serious complaints. ...Read more

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Dr. Roy Arnold
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What Causes Muscles To Get Knots In Them. Is This A Type Of Medical Condition?

What Causes Muscles To Get Knots In Them.  Is This A Type Of Medical Condition?

Muscle Cramps: I assume the knots are painful and come and go. Overexertion, dehydration and mineral deficiency of calcium or magnesium are the most common causes. Stretching before exercise, taking magnesium supplements or simply rehydrating early and often often clears them up. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Dr. Natalie Hodge
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22yrs old 5'7 170lbs. Have alot of fat over my muscles/body cause I was fat as a kid. What kinda exercises & diet should I do to get a more cut body.

22yrs old 5'7 170lbs. Have alot of fat over my muscles/body cause I was fat as a kid. What kinda exercises & diet should I do to get a more cut body.

Try Health Gaming!: Mobile Health games can help. Physicians recommend water, increased veggie intake and walking 10k steps a day. Changing your behavior is HARD! Here is a health game that will help! Commit to tracking your nutrition and weighing in weekly. Keep working on your numbers until they are all green! https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884?mt=8 ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Webber
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Flaccid (Definition)

Paralysis in which muscle tone is lacking in the affected muscles and in which tendon reflexes ...Read more


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