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NIH: Lupus is a disease where your immune system attacks different body organs-skin, kidneys, liver etc. ...Read more
External/internal: A complete pelvic exam would typically include, after a history evaluation, a careful visual inspection and digital exam with fingers and a speculum - to accurately assess both the external and internal female vaginal, vulva, cervix, uterus, tubes, ovaries, and adj. Tissues. A pap test is freq. Done, as well. Occasionally, a sonogram is helpful. ...Read more
I'm a fit 45 year old male who sometimes smokes. My immediate family history includes diabetes and heart disease. What tests should I ask my doc for?
Glucose and lipids: If your fasting glucose is normal, a glucose tolerance test is appropriate to diagnose diabetes. You should also have your cholesterol checked. Height, weight, blood pressure should be checked and your bmi calculated. You can't change your genes but you can reduce other risk factors - including smoking! ...Read more
When getting a yearly physical exam is it better to have a male dr perform the exam & female dr for a female? What exam is needed when your 45 male?
Doesn't matter: The gender of the physician and patient do not have to be matched to have a quality annual exam. If pub feel more comfortable with one over another, that's ok, and you can choose your doctor accordingly. Best to keep the same doctor over the years and develop a good relationship. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Yes: Yes cancer patients can use a surrogate but not always necessary. Surrogates used when the mother cannot carry a baby. Some cancer patients should not become pregnant or at least not for a very long time and surrogates are an option in this situation. Discuss with oncologist and rei for direction. Costs are high. Get oocytes/embryos frozen before ca treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more
Internist: He needs a board certified internist!Get a more detailed answer ›
Techniques vary: The urethra is dissected out of the penis and relocated. The glans penis becomes the clitoris to allow for orgasmic response; scrotal tissue is used to construct the labia and a "neo-vagina" is created. There are several extraordinary us surgeons who do this surgery routinely - and the results are astonishingly good! facial feminization surgery is a subspecialty of plastic surgery. Google wpath. ...Read more
I'm considering taking female growth hormones for male breast enlargement. What do I need to know?
See your doctor: First before taking growth hormones.Get a more detailed answer ›
Until not comfortabl: Pediatricians can see children until age 21. A female child can see her male pediatrician until then......If she becomes uncomfortable at any time and wants to switch, then consider it then. Many adult women see male gynecologists and male internal medicine docs. Having a physician you trust is theist important part...Not the gender of the doctor. ...Read more
I'm a 34 yr old female. My 63 y/o mother has colon cancer. Should i seek genetic testing? What are the pros/cons re: the genetic testing for me?
Yes Drs. can: Surgery is very complex & can be performed by a number of different techniques. Probably most successful is graft from the forearm. Other techniques include graft formed of chest or leg, or flaps from abdominal wall. Skin flaps remain attached to their original blood supply as first of 2-stage procedure & separated from original "donor" site as 2nd. stage. ...Read more
I am a 59-year-old male, never had a full head to toe plus male genital physical examination was sexually abused by a male, only need a female doctor?
Need a check-up: A man in their 50s should receive a full medical check-up including blood pressure, height and weight, cardiovascular assessment including cholesterol and diabetes tests, a prostate exam and P.S.A. test, as well as a head-to-toe check of the skin for abnormal skin lesions. If there is a history of abuse and the patient is uncomfortable with male doctors, they should seek out a trusted female doc. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Age 40 but...: Thats if you have no strong family for heart disease , high blood pressure, diabetes, breast or colon cancer, non-smoker, normal bowel habits, no non-healing skin sores , maintain routine dental checkups, and have no long term / chronic complaints. As always , this decision should be made between you and your family doctor. ...Read more
From who should we seek care for 30 year old male who had a mini stroke? What tests should be run?
Depends: Almost universally they will take a thorough history, including past medical history (hx) including info about periods, family hx, social hx (including ?S about sex, drugs & alcohol), medications, allergies. If you've been seen there before they'll already have some of that. Then they will do a detailed exam. That could even include a breast exam and (but not usually at 18) a pelvic exam. ...Read more