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Do you think I could have an enlarged prostate if I am 30?

Do you think I could have an enlarged prostate if I am 30?

Possible: It is possible to have an enlarged prostate at age 30. Is there a family history of prostate disease or cancer? Urethral disorders may give some difficulty with voiding that are similar to prostate obstruction symptoms. You should be seen for a physical exam and urine studies. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
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Prostate (Definition)

The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more


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How do I know if I have an enlarged prostate?

How do I know if I have an enlarged prostate?

By Symptoms/Check Up: Only way you will suspect you have enlarged prostate is if you have symptoms and get it checked by your doctor symptoms are 1weak urinary stream 2need to urinate 2to3times/night 3strong and sudden urge to urinate 4straining to urinate 5slow or delayed start of urinary stream 6pain inurination/blood in urine 7incontenance 8inability to urinate 9dribbling at end of urine and rectal digital exam bymd. ...Read more

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How i could know if I am good for sex or not. I mean I am able to have sex or not?

How i could know if I am good for sex or not. I mean I am able to have sex or not?

What?: You're a 19 year old male? You're probably able to have sex. If you want to make sure, masterbate (if that's ok with you socially, religiously, etc.). If you can masterbate, you can have sex. Being good at it is another story. I suggest a good book about being a good sexual partner. There are many. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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. I would like to know if I should see an urologist 4 my urinating? I don't have even a $1.00

. I would like to know if I should see an urologist 4 my urinating? I don't have even a $1.00

You haven't provided: Info about your urination issues. I suggest that you be seen by a medical provider at a free clinic in your area. After evaluation, it can be determined if an urological consultation is required. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have an appointment to see if what do you suggest if I have endometriosis. If I do have it, will they do a laparotomy on me even though i'm not ttc?

What do you suggest if I have an appointment to see if what do you suggest if I have endometriosis. If I do have it, will they do a laparotomy on me even though i'm not ttc?

Endometriosis: The treatment for endometriosis depends on the symptoms, signs, and patient desires. At appointment your physician will evaluate you to see what your symptoms are and do a physical examination to see if there are any findings consistent with endometriosis. Your physician may order additional tests, like an ultrasound. Then depending on your findings and your desires determine treatment options. ...Read more

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What if i think I have an ovarian cyst could i just go to hospital. I don't have an obgyn.?

What if i think I have an ovarian cyst could i just go to hospital. I don't have an obgyn.?

Go for it: Smoking is terrible, dangerous and stinks in many ways. You have briefly endangered your health with 3 years of smoking but each year you have stopped gets you closer to the normal pattern. The bad effects are long term, so you will notice little except better breath, easier breathing, limited coughing and less ability to get sick. But you will have done a great thing by quitting. ...Read more

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Is a doctor likely to ask me if i could be pregnant or have had sex when i describe that I am tired a lot/ have headaches and i think I have mono?

Is a doctor likely to ask me if i could be pregnant or have had sex when i describe that I am tired a lot/ have headaches and i think I have mono?

Yes : The more you tell your doctor the more he or she is able to help. Many conditions can mimic symptoms of pregnancy. Depending on the symptoms, all females of menstruating age are considered pregnant until proven otherwise. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i think i may have an eye infection?

What do you suggest if i think i may have an eye infection?

A few things: First - if you are wearing contacts, remove them. If the vision is down, or there is pus or much pain, then see an ophthalmologist. Otherwise keep the eye clean, wash your hands so you don't spread it and seek help if it is still present after about 4 days. ...Read more

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Do I have to premeditate b4 dentist appt. If i had rheumatic fever? I have an order from my pcp but i don't want to take if i i would become resistant

Do I have to premeditate b4 dentist appt. If i had rheumatic fever? I have an order from my pcp but i don't want to take if i i would become resistant

Premed requirements: The american heart association no longer recommends premedication for patients with a history of rheumatic fever, heart murmurs or prolapsed mitral valve. There are only a very few heart patients who need to be premeditated before dental treatment. Talk to your dentist before your appointment to verify your status. ...Read more

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What to do if I have anal itching, help, i think i may have an std?

What to do if I have anal itching, help, i think i may have an std?

Can be due: To excessive caffeine especially if the itching wakes you from your sleep at night. Start but eliminating all caffeine sources for 10-14 days and see if it is better. ...Read more

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I have an external hemorrhoid and i was wondering if i could get some advice?

I have an external hemorrhoid and i was wondering if i could get some advice?

EAT RIGHT: you need to keep your bowel soft and avoid spicy food if you are having pain you can use any of the medication available OTC from ointment,suppository or wipes if the pain bad need to use sitz bath or you can sit in warm water in the tub if the pain is not releaved you need to go and see a doctor you mighr have a thrombosed hemorrhoid and you might need some intervention ...Read more

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Can i still have children if I have testicular cancer? I am asking because i think i may have it.

Can i still have children if I have testicular cancer? I am asking because i think i may have it.

While it is possible: To have testis cancer, it is easy to find out. Go to the doctor, tell him your worry, have examine you and teach you to eamine yourself. Testis cancer is highly curable, and may not effect fertility - other testis may be fine, but this too can be checked, as sometimes there are intrinsic low sperm production. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about prostatitis.so I have been having a lotreally do I have prostatitis?

Can you tell me about prostatitis.so I have been having a lotreally do I have prostatitis?

Here are some...: Prostatitis has been one of the most commonly misused/abused clinical diagnosis for some young men, say 30-50, suffering from urinary symptoms although most of them have no real bacterial infection in it. For detail on its related subjects, peruse the articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble.html. More? Welcome to contact me to clarify beyond the 400-letter limit. ...Read more

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If I have an infection why don't i know about it and how can I get an infection if i'm not having sex?

If I have an infection why don't i know about it and how can I get an infection if i'm not having sex?

Genital infection?: Presumably this concerns a genital infection, many of which aren't STDs and not caused by sex. For example, most women get vaginal yeast infections from time to time. Bacterial vaginosis (an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria) can be triggered by sex, but not always, and is not considered an STD. Plenty of other possibilities as well. See MD if you think you have a genital infection. ...Read more

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Hello I really need help I think I have a uti. If not something worst ?

Hello I really need help I think I have a uti. If not something worst ?

See a provider: Mission and sometimes blood in the urine are the most common symptoms of urinary tract infection. When urinary track affections are not Treated they may cause fever or back pain. Other things cause burning with urination to including STDs. Please see a healthcare provider and get a urinalysis and urine culture to help figure out what's going on. If you have had unprotected sex you should be screened for sexually-transmitted infections also ...Read more

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Do some people just have an enlarged uterus? I have never been pregnant before I am kind of worried what they will find? I don't have any symptoms?

Do some people just have an enlarged uterus? I have never been pregnant before I am kind of worried what they will find? I don't have any symptoms?

Yes: Every uterus is a different size. But often an enlarged uterus is a sign of fibroids or adenomyosis. So the real question is whether you are having any symptoms and what prompted everything. ...Read more

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My doctor doesn't think I have an OAB because I am in my 20s. Can you have OAB when your re young?

My doctor doesn't think I have an OAB because I am in my 20s. Can you have OAB when your re young?

Unlikely: OAB is an irritability of the bladder, causing frequent urges to urinate. Usually, this condition occurs in middle aged patients. Your doctor should look for other causes, such as infection or meds you may be taking. Good luck! ...Read more

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What do you advise if i had unprotected sex, do I have HIV or can it be something else ?

What do you advise if i had unprotected sex, do I have HIV or can it be something else ?

Who are you?: There are twelve common STDS. You cannot be naive enough at age 42 to not understand that having unprotected sex means unprotected from all of them. We do not ever guess or predict infection or illness. Your question does not even tell us what gender you are or what your sexual activities or preferences are. So, I will leave it at that. Yes. You can have an STD. ...Read more

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I am pregnant and I think I might have a sinus infection. What can I do to get over this?

I am pregnant and I think I might have a sinus infection. What can I do to get over this?

? sinusitis: most probably it's a viral upper respiratory tract infection, so rest, fluids, saline nasal washes and painkillers as plain acetaminophen (safe with pregnancy). If no improvement or getting worse, better see your doctor, wishing you a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Prostate Gland Enlargement (Definition)

The prostate is located between the bladder and the penis in a male. An enlarged prostate refers to a gland that is abnormally large. This can cause an inability to urinate. An enlarged prostate is very common in older men. ...Read more