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Does being circumcised make it less likely that i'll get a uti, hiv, and penile cancer?

Does being circumcised make it less likely that i'll get a uti, hiv, and penile cancer?

Yes: Protection provided by circumcision from developing penile cancer has been well established. Circumcised male infants have much less chance to develop UTI only during the first year of life. The protection against getting infected with HIV is only modest. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Does male circumcision effective prevention against utis, hiv, and penile cancer?

Does male circumcision effective prevention against utis, hiv, and penile cancer?

To some extent: Circumcision protects babies from utis in first year of life but, unlikely later in life.C does prevent penile cancer 99.9%. Cancer of penis is extremely rare in jews + muslims, but also in men who can retract their foreskins and wash underneath. On a regular basis, ie have good hygiene.Many excellent, controlled studies fro africa prove conclusively that c reduces risk of HIV 50-70%. Hpv similar. ...Read more

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Could chronic utis cause bladder cancer?

Could chronic utis cause bladder cancer?

Possible but rare: Rarely, chronic inflammatory conditions of the bladder including chronic infections or chronic catheterization can lead to bladder cancer. ...Read more

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Are UTI a sign of cervical cancer?

Are UTI a sign of cervical cancer?

Usually not: The cervix is quite distant from the urinary tract. The symptoms of cervical cancer are abnormal vaginal bleeding or pain. The test for this is a pap smear. ...Read more

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How to know if I have UTI or prostate cancer, I am only 16 ?

How to know if I have UTI or prostate cancer, I am only 16 ?

Cant have cancer: Prpstate cancer is a disease of aged individuals. It is sustected that it occures from a mmtv virsus that infects the prostate. Usually starts at about 50 years of age increasing in number to the 80s and associated with hypertrophy and urinary symptoms, a rising psa and a palpable nodule on rectum. ...Read more

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Is frequent UTI a sign of cervical cancer? Or bladder cancer?

Is frequent UTI a sign of cervical cancer? Or bladder cancer?

May be: Bladder cancer may present with blood in urine and recurrent cystitis or UTI . Cervical cancer depends on staging cause UTI symptoms .This are associated symptoms with cancer it does not mean that if you have UTI look for cancer! ...Read more

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I had a urinalysis done and they found blood in my urine. I also had a UTI ruled out. Could it be cancer?

I had a urinalysis done and they found blood in my urine. I also had a UTI ruled out. Could it be cancer?

Not at your age : Blood is common or could just be familial hematruia and at any rate is totally harmless . It should be rechecked again for confirmation but don't worry ...Read more

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Neg for gon/chlam 3 times as well as trich, hiv, syph, and uti. I suspect myco/ureaplasma. What is the best antibiotic course? No tests where I live..

Neg for gon/chlam 3 times as well as trich, hiv, syph, and uti. I suspect myco/ureaplasma. What is the best antibiotic course? No tests where I live..

NGU?: Ureaplasma is normal in the genital tract. So are most mycoplasmas, except M. genitalium. There are no approved tests in the US, but CDC has guidelines for Rx of NGU and M gen if doxycycline or azithromycin don't work. However, the symptoms you list as "conditions" are not those of continuing NGU if you don't have urethral discharge. Best to see an STD or infectious disease specialist. ...Read more

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Are frequent uti's a sign of bladder cancer?

Are frequent uti's a sign of bladder cancer?

Possibility: Bladder cancers, are frequently associated recurrent urinary tract infections, need to be seen by the urologist on regular basis, how ever all recurrent utis are not due to bladder cancers. ...Read more

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Does having a UTI increase my risk of getting prostate cancer?

Does having a UTI increase my risk of getting prostate cancer?

No: Urinary tract infections are not a known risk factor for developing prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is generally a familial condition but can also occur sporadically without any family history. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Hiv (Definition)

Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more


Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (Definition)

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids), [1][2] a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more