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Dermatology Exam Erection
Undergoing penile doppler ultrasound , seminal anlsys and visual erection ( potency test). If passed will it prove if ED is mental or physical?
Is a board certified and licensed optician qualified to perform a refractive eye exam for an eyeglass prescription using digital eye exam equipment?
Yes...: ...I would agree that you do. You could have an allergy to a lubricant or prophylactic, or any number of other causes that cannot be sorted out without a direct examination. See a dermatologist or urologist at your earliest convenience. ...Read more
For 55+ female, does early/mid stage GI issues (e.g. ulcer, tumor) get revealed by physical examination of doctor ?
Try elimination diet: Must start with your PRIMARY care doctor & if you do not have one find a good internist. Detail history will reveal many differential diagnosis. Exam alone may not reveal much but helps to rule out many options. go dairy free for 1 month except yogurt & see how your symptoms improve.If no change go grain free & see. Visit drhoffman.com for holistic & practical answers. ...Read more
Presume your child: Most "problems" after infant or child circumcision aren't a problem. Penile shaft skin is very loosely attached & is easily pushed forward by normal fat developing under skin in pubic area. This causes penile adhesions which separate by themselves as child grows. Occasional boy can have skin bridging wherepart of circumcision scar growstoether to glans & needs correction. Too little skin a problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is a retinal digital photograph any good for seeing possible retinal tears/detachment or is a dilated pupil exam required?
Retinal photography: Will not visualize most retinal tears. Some in the mid-periphery will be detected, but the majority will require a dilated retinal examination. The standard of care is a dilated exam. Retinal drawings or photography can be used for documentation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
M58, an intern performed digital rectal examination in ER, this flared up hemorrhoids(hope he not made fistula).how to treat this, ?
Age 52. Family hist ovarian c.Inter menstral bleeding. Doc visit NO bimanual exam. Book ultrsound. Concerned. Shouldnt doc bimanual?
Physicial examination by urologist and ultrasound do not show epididymitis. Does this completely 100% rule out epididymitis. Scrotal pain, is present.
Probably.: It would be extremely unusual to have epidymitis in the setting of a normal exam and ultrasound. ...Read more
Ed for years, urologist no help. Viagra (sildenafil) no good. Venous insufficiency issue. Shots, suppositories sound painful. Pump+elastic band no good. Surgery?
I'm going to my dermatologist to seek treatment for jock itch. I'm male she is female. I'm nervous. Will she need to see my penis during the exam?
It will be there: She has seen many penises before, it may be a big deal for you but is just another piece of meat to her. Get over it. You are going to her as a patient, not a sex object. Wish you good health. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
32 years old , married, not able to keep an erection or get an erection. I use Minoxidil and eat multi Vi, biotin, and Vit D. Any suggestion?
I have mild chronic balanitis,antifungal cream didn't work,awaiting swab results. Will I get gangrene and penis amputation? I'm seeing urologist soon
Of course not: Balanitis, phimosis, is due to fermentation by bacteria in tiny drops of urine under the foreskin. Shower daily, retracting the skin to rinse it off. Whenever passing urine, keep the skin back for a moment and blot off the urine from the area. Castellani solution (clear) is very effective. You will need to request it from the pharmacist. A circumcision is routine, quick and easy, always cures it. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers