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Diagnose anal fissure last year.ct w rectal contrst last year ok.feel presur in anal &low back.need pass stool but rectum empty.fisure?ibs?consption?
A CT isn't the: best tool to diagnose an anal fissure. Are you having any bleeding? Does pain get worse with BMs? Straining? Constipation? Your symptoms could be from hemorrhoids, persistent anal fissure, constipation, colonic inertia, IBS or IBD. You need to see a primary care doctor and possibly GI. Good luck! ...Read more
Incomplete defecating, Incomplete emptying of bladder during urination and Incomplete ejaculation, weak erection, sperm in prostate. wh Doctor to see?
Will taking domperidone before my sigmoidoscopy be okay? Worried ^ gastric emptying will push stool into the sigmoid colon quicker (after enema)
Does bowel prep medicines relieve severe fecal impaction prior to colonoscopy procedure night before ?
Possibly: Bowel preps are taken to assure that the colon is relatively clean as the scope is passed so that even small lesions in the mucosa can be visualized. Many of the preps contain polyethylene glycol which absorbs liquid into the bowel. This may help but you may need a stool softner. ...Read more
Undergoing penile doppler ultrasound , seminal anlsys and visual erection ( potency test). If passed will it prove if ED is mental or physical?
Colonscopy 2013 bright red rectal bleeding, diagnosis hemorrhoid . Appearing again & GI schedule colonscopy w/ anesthesia. suggesting incomplete last time?
No morning erection weak erection while mastubating but good erection whole sex as compared Ro mastubating testestorene TSH prolactin normal wt cud ca?
Physiology ok: The fact that you have normal erection during sex & your tests were normal pretty much means your physiology is intact. A further test: a Nocturnal penile tumescence test. I suspect yours would turn out normal. Your problem at masturbation may reflect refractory period effects, or insufficient excitement from a growing tolerance to whatever you use to stimulate excitement. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Have Crohns. GI wants to do check-up colonscopy. Unilateral leg swelling w/ vein stick out; MRI, vein ultrasound, ABI, norm. Proceed with colonoscopy?
Yes: Sometimes there is a microperforation with Crohns and a locatlized inflammatory process is set up where DVT occurs within the femoral or external iliac vein on the left side. This could produce the unilateral leg swelling which I assume would be on the left. If this proved to be such as on pelvic CT then anticoag and even a cava umbrella might be necessary and of course the colonoscopy. ...Read more
Colon cancer age 30?? RUQ pain, fecal occult test negative- CT- Normal- (GI tract WNL no obstruction or perforation) should I get colonoscopy for pain
Probably: Colon cancer is unlikely in your age group, but other GI and colon diseases can also cause such symptoms. Have you had your gallbladder evaluated? Remember, colon cancer has minimal symptoms and CT is NOT a great test for it. In sum though low yield I would likely recommend colonoscopy to you based on what I've read. ...Read more
Wear Foley 2 months. taking flomax (tamsulosin) & proscar. Urologist tried flooding bladder with 250cc's.Couldn't urinate enough. penis is eroding.How to retrain?
Need more info: Your age? Is prostate enlarged and obstrutcing? High chance of infection with Foley for 2 mos.How much flomax:You can take it 0.4mg twice daily. Proscar (finasteride) does not work until you have been on it for about 4 months. Have you had cystometrogram?Are you diabetic?How much residual urine by ultrasound?Difficult to give you helpful answer without more information.Sorry I could not give better answer. ...Read more
Here's helpful link: ...and video: http://www.suprepkit.com/dose-instruction.htm (in English and Spanish versions) ...Read more
Pencil stools, severe constipation and abdominal pain. Gastro is recommending colonoscopy. Would a virtual colonoscopy be sufficient enough?
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The sexual perfomance of male (erectil function) at what "age" begin to decrease and need viagra (sildenafil)...All elderly need viagra (sildenafil) for sexual intercourse ?
No specific age: Ed is a vascular problem that can affect a male at any age but it's frequency increases as we get older, as does the frequency of vascular disease. To delay or avoid ed, stay active and healthy and screen early for risk factors of vascular disease such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, high lipids, and smoking. ...Read more
How long to wait for safe colonoscopy after colon resection? Polyp in rectum, blood in stool, no stoma.
Colonoscopy results-tubular adenoma colon polyp, diverticulosis&hemorrhoids. I was told prep not complete-should I repeat colonoscopy sooner than 3yr?
One way to find out!: The question isn't whether viagra (sildenafil) will work for a 66yo man but whether it will work for you. Discuss your overall health w/your family doc in order to determine if viagra (sildenafil) is even safe for you (it and its competitors are not if you're taking a nitrate). Be sure to eat right, exercise regularly, control your sugars, blood pressure ; cholesterol to improve your odds. Also stop smoking. Good luck! ...Read more