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I had a rough sex and I used condom also but after a week I have small skin color bump on my banjo string and it's painful when touched is it normal o?

I had a rough sex and I used condom also but after a week I have small skin color bump on my banjo string and it's painful when touched is it normal o?

Banjo string?: Not sure about this anatomy, but a painfulful bump on the penis is definitely not normal. Get an exam by a family practice doc for appropriate diagnosis and treatment! ...Read more

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I have had 2 white lumps come up on my banjo string on mypenis. They are small and do not hurt and they have beenthere for around 2 weeks. What could they be?

I have had 2 white lumps come up on my banjo string on mypenis. They are small and do not hurt and they have beenthere for around 2 weeks. What could they be?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these have to be evaluated in real-time by your physician. He/she has access to your examination, laboratrory data and many other diagnostic tests to get to the bottom of what's going on and offer you help. ...Read more

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About 2 months ago I notice a cluster of white spots near the banjo string. They are not raised and have not increased in number or size.

About 2 months ago I notice a cluster of white spots near the banjo string. They are not raised and have not increased in number or size.

White spots on penis: If you have white spots on your penis you should have them looked at by your doctor or a dermatologist. You could also submit a photo as part of a virtual consult on HealthTap to get a doctor's opinion of what they are. ...Read more

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Is in normal for men to get cuts/tears on his frenulum (banjo string) on his penis from sexual intercourse when not being careful how hard you hav sex?

Is in normal for men to get cuts/tears on his frenulum (banjo string) on his penis from sexual intercourse when not being careful how hard you hav sex?

Not uncommon: Tight frenulum can be painful and make sex less then pleasant. Can easily be taken care of by a minor surgical "frenulotomy" by a urologist unless you have torn it down to the base in which case you have performed the minor operation yourself. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have two small holes on left side of penis frenulum, along with stinging pain when foreskin is pulled back behind the head. Is this bad?

I have two small holes on left side of penis frenulum, along with stinging pain when foreskin is pulled back behind the head. Is this bad?

See remark: Holes in frenulum just don't happen?? Have you had infection? You must be uncircumcised, maybe the foreskin is tight??
You can sit in a warm tub for 10-15 minutes, afterwards dry yourself, then gently retract foreskin, apply a dab of
Neomycin ointment (obtain from local drug store). to tender are twice a day. Alternatively, see a urologist, or even any M, D.
Best of luck ...Read more

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I was sitting & looking down when I heard a snap at the back of my head, but there has been no pain or nausea except for a trickling sensation?

I was sitting & looking down when I heard a snap at the back of my head, but there has been no pain or nausea except for a trickling sensation?

? strain: You may have strained a neck muscle or ligament with this simple maneuver. If so, it should heal in a week or so. See your physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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Sharp jolting pain/tingling in head especially after turning neck or chewing. Feels like something about to snap in head. Leaves tingling feeling?

Sharp jolting pain/tingling in head especially after turning neck or chewing. Feels like something about to snap in head. Leaves tingling feeling?

Blockers and discs: Toxins, pathogens, allergens in the head, cervical spine, and TM joiints could give rise to pain in the head. Snapping sensation could be displacing discs in either the cervical spine or the TM joints. Get checked by a neurologist. ...Read more

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When laying down or sleeping, I hear a very loud snap inside my head. It will wake me up. Sometimes I feel like I can't move for a few seconds.

When laying down or sleeping, I hear a very loud snap inside my head. It will wake me up. Sometimes I feel like I can't move for a few seconds.

Could be...: Could be your JAW or NECK. If you sleep on your side, your jaw may slightly 'pop' out of position try sleeping only on your back. Vertebrae in your neck can 'pop' (just like your finger joints). Determine which one of theses is likely and see your Dentist or MD for diagnosis. ...Read more

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How to differentiate excess skin and just fat?

How to differentiate excess skin and just fat?

Thickness: Excess skin often occurs after a significant weight loss or after the birth of a child. This is usually found to be notable for a thin "pinch". Fat beneath the skin causes a thicker "pinch". Sometimes, both are present. Weigh loss will reduce the fatty component, but will increase the tendency for loose skin to become more loose. ...Read more

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What could be a cause for excessive dead shedding skin?

What could be a cause for excessive dead shedding skin?

Xerosis (dry skin): The most likely cause for excessive dead skin shedding would be dry skin. However, there are several other causes of excessive dead skin shedding. If you use a good moisturizing cream regularly this should correct the problem. If this does not help, you should see a physician. Several other diagnoses can cause similar symptoms. ...Read more

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How to get rid of exccess skin?

Remove: You can have this surgically removed. See your surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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How to get rid of excess skin naturally?

How to get rid of excess skin naturally?

Very difficult: See y our edspa doctor for a possible radiofrequency laser treatment or other laser treatment to tighten your skin. Collagen stimulation can help with fine line and Botox helps wrinkles. Dermal fillers can lift the skin. Diet and exercise can also strengthen the skin. ...Read more

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I have excess skin after weightloss - teen?

WEIGHT LOSS: After Lossing fat the skin becomes excessive due to lacking of subcutaneous fat. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is excess skin after a lapband surgery?

Please let me know if there is excess skin after a lapband surgery?

That depends on: How much weight you lose, as well as your age, and body shape. At some point when the skin is stretched beyond a certain degree, it will not be able to return to its previous shape. A lot of my patients do end up with a little excess skin, but the degree is variable and depends on their weight loss. Toning and exercise helps, but only to a certain degree. Plastic surgery is an option for some. ...Read more

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Why does skin gets oily during summer and what to do to remove excess hair?

Why does skin gets oily during summer and what to do to remove excess hair?

Seasonal changes: Increased heat and humidity causes most skin-types to produce more oil. If your skin is oily to begin with, it is much more apparent in the summertime. Use an astringent twice daily, a light rather than heavy moisturizer, and try and keep cool and don't forget the sunscreen. Excess hair can be permanently removed by electrolysis though it is rather expensive. Other options - waxing, shaving. ...Read more

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Does excess estrogen in a woman lead to increase in melanin levels and darken the skin?

Does excess estrogen in a woman lead to increase in melanin levels and darken the skin?

Estrogen and Melanin: Sunlight interacting with fluctuating estrogen levels can cause uneven facial pigment. Sunscreen remains important; vitamin d supplements should be taken if necessary, according to the north american menopause society. ...Read more

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Can you have excess skin after losing 100 lbs after gastric sleeve? How to best treat this?

Can you have excess skin after losing 100 lbs after gastric sleeve? How to best treat this?

Loose skin: If you lose a large amount of weight, chances are you will end up with at least some loose skin. There really isn't much you can do to prevent it. The younger you are, the more elastic your skin is, and the less likey you are to have baggy skin. ...Read more

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Is there a way for a teenager to lose weight drastically without getting all of that excess skin?

Is there a way for a teenager to lose weight drastically without getting all of that excess skin?

No: The excess skin will be maximize by rapid weight loss. Drastic weight reduction does not work over the long term. Learning healthy lifestyle eating and activity is your best way to maintain weight loss and reduce the problem of excess skin. Weight loss should be no more than 1-2 pounds per week. ...Read more

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I'm a 23 year old male, 5'6" 190 lbs, if I lose 40 lbs will I have excess skin and need skin removal surgery?

Skin: At your age skin still has good elasticity. You are not going to loose weight in one day. Skin will adjust in most cases. If you replace fat with muscles the skin should not be an issue. ...Read more

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Considering a full body lift. Lost 100 pounds, have excess skin. Will I look aesthetically pleasing after the surgery?

Considering a full body lift. Lost 100 pounds, have excess skin. Will I look aesthetically pleasing after the surgery?

Requires a consult: This involves multiple surgeries over a prolonged course. A full consultation with a plastic surgeon is warranted. ...Read more

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About a week back I have started getting quite a lot of small pustules and excessive skin shedding on my face. What's causing it?

About a week back I have started getting quite a lot of small pustules and excessive skin shedding on my face. What's causing it?

More information: Many possible causes, from an outbreak of acne to a reaction to a medication, or other allergy. A dermatologist can help you determine the cause. ...Read more

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I study always and my head is always down in front of book but sometimes I feel pain in my neck bcz of excessive reading what are recommendations?

I study always and my head is always down in front of book but sometimes I feel pain in my neck bcz of excessive reading what are recommendations?

Posture ; ergonomics: Reduce your neck pain by improving your posture ; ergonomics while reading. Place book at eye level w/head up. Check out http://helpmyreading. Com/site/proper_reading_posture. Html. Change duration of reading by taking short breaks ; exercising/stretching. All this also depends upon what you're reading, eg fun vs studying. Best wishes! ...Read more

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At what age does the skin lose the the ability to snap back? How much weight loss can cause that kind of excessiveness?

Skin elasticity: How quickly skin loses elasticity depends quite a bit on the amount of previous and ongoing sun exposure and on genetics. Weight loss doesn't really affect skin elasticity, but can make skin that has lost that snap droop. There are treatments like facial fillers that stimulate the skin's own collagen production and lasers that help with facial skin sagging and volume loss. ...Read more

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A few years ago during sex I felt a snap under penis near tip and after I noticed I no longer could control or feel sensation in penis head...?

A few years ago during sex I felt a snap under penis near tip and after I noticed I no longer could control or feel sensation in penis head...?

See your urologist: Feeling a snap in the penis during sexual activity strongly suggests that you have had a fracture of the erectile tissue. It is possible that some of the nerves to the head of the penis were damaged in the process or from the resultant inflammation during the healing process. ...Read more

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Can you thighten excessive skin?

Slightly: Exilis infrared can tighten loose skin however there are limits and hanging skin requires surgery. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have excess skin? What does it feel like?

Unlikely: Most of us have just enough skin to cover our fat. If you've been lucky enough to loose significant weight (and fat) and aren't sick, you might have the skin that covered the lost fat hanging from your neck, arms, belly and so on. This can be a problem for gastric bypass patients. ...Read more

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How do I cure excessive dry/dead skin?

How do I cure excessive dry/dead skin?

Dry/dead skin: Moisture and avoidance of drying agents--soap, hot water--are the treatments for dry skin. Dead skin can be exfoliated with a lotion containing Lactic Acid (amlactin lotion--otc). It's not really an issue of "cure", it's an issue of maintenance and control. ...Read more

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Can you get a six pack under excess skin?

Can you get a six pack under excess skin?

Yes, in a way: Ex. Ercise could give you the muscles of a six-pack, but if there is a lot of loose skin, you might not be able to see it. ...Read more

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What can I do about excessive facial dry skin?

What can I do about excessive facial dry skin?

Good Moisturizer: Consider cerave or cetaphil. A facial may help. Visit a dermatologist for further workup. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight without getting excess skin?

Morbid obesity?: Except for extreme cases of obesity, a well-paced diet/exercise program should result in a slow and steady loss that has minimal if any excess skin. In the extreme cases, I expect the fat is no less attractive than loose skin and worse for health. Work w/ experts on a plan. ...Read more

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Lose too much weight too fast, you can have excess skin?

Lose too much weight too fast, you can have excess skin?

Depends: The amount of weight lost will have more of an impact than the rate at which it is lost. Excess skin is related to skin elasticity, and is more likely if you are older, smoke, or have more lifetime sun exposure. ...Read more

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If you lose weight quickly, can you develop excess skin?

If you lose weight quickly, can you develop excess skin?

Lose weight: First of all do not try and lose weight quickly. You will not feel yourself. 2-4 lbs weight loss a month is what you should aim for.

If you lose weight slowly the "excess skin" should get much less. ...Read more

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Can I have excess/loose skin if I lose 100 lbs in a year?

Can I have excess/loose skin if I lose 100 lbs in a year?

Yes: Massive weight loss almost always leads to loose skin. Unfortunately the only way to deal with the loose skin is to have it excised. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can lose fat and prevent excess skin?

Can you tell me how I can lose fat and prevent excess skin?

If you are older: Than preventing sagging skin can be harder. Don't lose weight at a rapid pace ; insure you exercise. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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I am losing weight, but how can I avoid keeping all the excess skin?

It may or may not: Be possible. The older you are the more you are apt to have this problem due to lack of elasticity of skin. Lose at a slow rate and stay physically active. Surgery is an option if excess skin is really significant. Take care. ...Read more

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How much body weight do you have to lose to get excess skin removed?

How much body weight do you have to lose to get excess skin removed?

Totally depends: Depends on your size and your age and skin condition. I've had patients lose 200 pounds with good skin compliance that led to no surgery, and other patients that lost 20 pounds with no skin compliance who needed tucks (witch hazel). So first, why are you asking the question? I've had many patients ask, and use it as an excuse not to lose weight. Lose the weight first, then deal with this consequence if needed! ...Read more