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Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more


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What causes tingling, burning, numbness, pain in hands?

What causes tingling, burning, numbness, pain in hands?

See below: There are several common causes of hand numbness. The most common cause is carpal tunnel, but you may also can neuropathy. See your physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Could herpes simplex 1 cause outbreaks in your genital area?

Could herpes simplex 1 cause outbreaks in your genital area?

Herpes: Outbreaks from herpes happen at the site that one was infected. They do not travel or migrate elsewhere on the body. The reason we no longer define herpes by the words 'oral' and 'genital' is that you can get these viruses on any part of your body exposed to them. ...Read more

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I am experiencing genital rash, genital sores, testicular pain, cloudy urine and genital itching.

I am experiencing  genital rash, genital sores, testicular pain, cloudy urine and genital itching.

Exam needed: A urinary tract infection and/or genital herpes or yeast infection is likely in view of rash and itching. Testicular pain could indicate associated epididymitis. Get examined by a physician or a urologist as soon as possible for diagnosis and treatment. Appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more

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Does fibromyalgia cause hand/finger tingling, numbness?

Does fibromyalgia cause  hand/finger tingling, numbness?

Yes: Fibromyalgia syndrome is often associated with numbness and tingling of the hands/ fingers. Check with your doctor to exclude carpal tunnel syndrome. If the symptoms are severe, drugs such as Lyrica (pregabalin) or Cymbalta may provide substantial relief. ...Read more

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Besides herpes, what makes genital area tingle?

Besides herpes, what makes genital area tingle?

Herpes simplex: Many possibilities. This could be the initial symptoms of a herpes outbreak or anything that either stimulates or irritates the area in question. ...Read more

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Does genital herpes cause testiclepain?

Does genital herpes cause testiclepain?

Not generally: In general it does not. Testicular pain is either a bacterial infection (epididymitis) or even viral. Other things to consider is torsion. ...Read more

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Painful sexual intercourse, painful urge to urinate, bleeding, swelling, itching? Possible genital herpes outbreak?

Possibly herpes: These symptoms are quite typical for newly acquired genital herpes; too severe for an outbreak of recurrent herpes. New herpes is especially likely if at risk, e.g. new partner or partner known to have genital herpes. Severe urinary tract infection or other STD also are possible. Get care ASAP, the sooner the better both for accurate diagnosis and effective treatment if it's herpes. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can nerve sensations go hand in hand with lichen sclerosus?

Can nerve sensations go hand in hand with lichen sclerosus?

Yes: Absolutely. Lichen sclerosis usually causes itching and skin irritation and this my lead to excessive scratching and pain. All of these sensations are mediated by nerves in the area so nerve sensations a lichen sclerosis commonly occur together. ...Read more

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Can shingles pain occur only in the feet and legs? I'm having tingling, burning, strange sensation pain?

Can shingles pain occur only in the feet and legs? I'm having tingling, burning, strange sensation pain?

Unlikely: It is not likely for shingles to cause pain in both your feet and legs. I would think you should keep looking for the cause of your symptoms. Enigmatic pain is usually myofascial. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more

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Numbness in fingers after ulnar neuropathy surgery?

Numbness in fingers after ulnar neuropathy surgery?

It is possible.: Altered sensation is an inherent risk of any surgery. Have it evaluated by your physician and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Hpv transmission genital to hand to genital?

Hpv transmission genital to hand to genital?

Yes, ...: Such a transmission route is possible, but a contact with HPV doesn't mean one should get clinical or even subclinical infection. Most of disease-causing agents are contained or killed by our immune defense mechanism so we're not ill. Nonetheless, exercise sensible common sense to avoid unnecessary contacts and practice low-risk healthy lifestyle so we can live a long happy life. ...Read more

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Do genital herpes cause constant bleeding?

Do genital herpes cause constant bleeding?

Not usually: Although genital herpes outbreaks can certainly cause a little bleeding from the lesions, it generally is not a constant bleeding in most cases.Is this your first time with the vaginal sores? Have you had a doctor look at them and confirm genital herpes? If not you definitely need to get checked out. If it is genital herpes there are medications that can help but you need to discuss with your doc. ...Read more

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Can genital herpes symptoms always include blisters?

Can genital herpes symptoms always include blisters?

Mostly: The classical symptoms are small blisters which burst and look like an ulcer..After a week the ulcer heals spontaneously because the virus moves up into nerves. Later the cycle keeps repeating ...Read more

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Burning with urination from herpes outbreak?

Burning with urination from herpes outbreak?

Not likely: Genital herpes isn't always symptomatic. Often times you'll never know that you have an infection. When you do, all you'll notice are blisters on a red base. Burning upon urination suggests either a bladder or kidney infection (different manifestations of urinary tract infections), or possibly a different sexually transmitted infection. Go see your family physician for proper diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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What causes genital itching in diabetics?

What causes genital itching in diabetics?

Number of causes: Could be yeast infection in women due to high sugar in the urine, certain wash products (soaps etc) that change the ph and bacterial balance of the area, skin infection etc. If problem then you should have exam by a doctor to figure out the exact cause. ...Read more

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Hi, is it normal to have numbness in genital area 5 weeks after pudendal nerve block? Sensitivity is lost, hard to reach orgasm

Hi, is it normal to have numbness in genital area 5 weeks after pudendal nerve block? Sensitivity is lost, hard to reach orgasm

No: There is something else going on with that nerve that needs to be examined further. Here are some resources: http://www.oswego.edu/~msheppar/isc325/spuninfo/physician.html www.pelvicpain.org ...Read more

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I have numbness on the left side of my genital area. What is the cause, and how do I treat it?

I have numbness on the left side of my genital area.  What is the cause, and how do I treat it?

Depends: Could be neuropathy from diabetes, problem at 3rd sacral spinal root, a pelvic mass (benign or malignant), or other things. You "treat" this problem by identifying the cause and if possible removing it. Some causes can be "treated, " others (e.g. Diabetic pudendal neuropathy) can't. At your age, you need to be examined. What does your doctor say? ...Read more

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I have pains in my pelvis close to my genital area on the left side. The pains are either, a burning sensation, numbness, or just a sharp, deep pain.

I have pains in my pelvis close to my genital area on the left side. The pains are either, a burning sensation, numbness, or just a sharp, deep pain.

Get to a Urologist: Those problems could represent impingement of a nerve or richly-innervated structure in the groin. A urologist would be a good start to rule out bad things. While you're waiting for the appointment, you could read online how to do a male self-examination to exclude any anatomical abnormalities. Good luck, and feel better soon! ...Read more

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I am experiencing genital itching and anal itching. The following also describe me: Pain with urination, Skin rash, and Numbness or tingling. What should I do?

I am experiencing  genital itching and anal itching. The following also describe me: Pain with urination, Skin rash, and Numbness or tingling. What should I do?

Itching: in those areas suggest the possibility of an infection or candida/yeast infection. Please see your doc who can test for this. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I had an MRI 10 days after noticing leaking of urine and strange feelings in the rectum that showed a mild central disc extrusion at L5-S1 without spinal cord compression. I have incontinence and numbness in the groin/genital area. What is this?

I had an MRI 10 days after noticing leaking of urine  and strange feelings in the rectum that showed a mild central disc extrusion at L5-S1 without spinal cord compression. I have incontinence and numbness in the groin/genital area. What  is this?

Some directions: Young males, age 25, do NOT develop these problems from a mild disc issue at L5-S1, and you need a neurologist to evaluate you ASAP. There are many potential causes, including Multiple Sclerosis, Lyme disease, etc., and I cannot give you a direct answer so far based on above description. BUT do not delay, get this directly addressed!! ...Read more

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Painless numbness in rectal, gential and groin area urinary inconstance can't go/ can't stop going what can be the cause?

 Painless numbness in rectal, gential and groin area urinary inconstance can't go/ can't stop going what can be the cause?

This could be a: medical emergency.If you can't control your bladder and/or bowels,something could be affecting your spinal cord like infection or tumor.if not diagnosed very soon,you could sustain permanent damage to these nerves that control these functions.Go to the ER and get checked out.Good Luck ...Read more

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Am on lexapro for anxiety... but I have totally lost my sex drive libido and I have genitial numbness from lexapro, please help, how can i sort this?

Am on lexapro for anxiety... but I have totally lost my sex drive libido and I have genitial numbness from lexapro,  please help, how can i sort this?

Lexapro effects: I understand your dissatisfaction. If your primary problem is anxiety, Lexapro dose can be decreased and then discontinued. Let wise person within you ask: Stresses of relationship Pressure to perform Practice: ? Breathing and Music Relaxation ? Visual Imagery ? Meditation ? Yoga and ? Tai Chi Discuss with Psychiatrist Hypogonadism Therapy discontinuing Lexapro Ativan or Xanax for Anxiety ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of recurring discitis? I'm having increased numbness in my back, pelvis and feet.

What is the likelihood of recurring discitis?  I'm having increased numbness in my back, pelvis and feet.

Likely: Recurrence is common. Depending on how affective treatment is will determine your options. Also the time frame for recurrence will dictate what to do. It will also depends on cause (injury vs infection). ...Read more

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I fractured my pelvis when I was 16 which left numbness, tngling, and hypersensitivity resulting in pain from light touch. What is causing this?

I fractured my pelvis when I was 16 which left numbness, tngling, and hypersensitivity resulting in pain from light touch. What is causing this?

Nerve injury: The symptoms you describe are called allodynia which means that normally non painful stimuli become painful. It is always from nerve disease or injury. Since the onset of symptoms is soon after fracture you have injured a nerve which is not likely to heal. Medications can control your symptoms. ...Read more

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Broken pelvis and sacrum, numbness on one leg ?

Broken pelvis and sacrum, numbness on one leg ?

Need MRI Pelvis: There could be stretching or direct compression of one of the lower lumbar nerve roots. You should have your doctor order an MRI of the pelvis and see a neurologist or neurosurgeon to look for compression or nerve injury. ...Read more

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Neurological pain in groin/inner thigh/pelvis area, now altered sensation and numbness in same place. Possible causes?

Neurological pain in groin/inner thigh/pelvis area, now altered sensation and numbness in same place. Possible causes?

Nerve compression: Might be due to localized nerve compression or compression in the spinal cord. Please seek medical evaluation if these symptoms persist, especially if you experience any incontinence (uncontrolled urination or defecation) as this can be a sign of a serious medical condition. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has twice experienced a numbness in his thighs to his calves, then severe back and gut pain and pain in pelvis area lasts about five minutes and then he is fine. He was sitting in a chair and this came on. In october, we had been on a car ri

This : This should be evaluated as soon as possible. The fact that he has problems on both lower extremities at the same time is highly suggestive of spinal cord involvement. Pelvic or perineal pain is suggestive of a cauda equina syndrome. That is problems around the L1 level of the spine. Collapsing while walking is a red flag in my book. The fact that he is 60 brings with is the possibility of a carcinoma with metastasis to the spine. See a doctor as soon as possible and get an MRI of the spine urgently. ...Read more

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Numbness of the left arm, heavy feeling in chest, pain in lower left side of pelvis. no previous diagnosis of asthma . What could be happening?

IF this is new, seek: help in an ED. Very unlikely to be a heart attack unless you take cocaine or have a congenital condition, but chest pain with arm numbness is nothing to fool around with. Could be blood clot, collapsed lung, lots of things. Don't delay. ...Read more

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My genitals are numb and have been numb for about a week now. I can't get aroused. Is this normal? Permanent? Treatable?

My genitals are numb and have been numb for about a week now. I can't get aroused. Is this normal? Permanent? Treatable?

Depends on cause: This can be something simple like pressure from a bicycle seat, or more serious. You should see your doctor for an evaluation. It doesn't sound normal. ...Read more

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3 months rt side sciatica, past week has spread to lft side, feet going numb, and random feelings of almost stumulation of genital area! what's happening?

3 months rt side sciatica, past week has spread to lft side, feet going numb, and random feelings of almost stumulation of genital area! what's happening?

Several things : Possibly going on including the possibility of a disc herniation compressing a large part of the nerves in the back that could be causing what is called a cauda equina syndrome which should be evaluated immediately &requires emergent surgery. Other possibilities could be in the diagnosis but you should go to your doctor or er immediately especially if noting any bladder or bowel issues. ...Read more

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I have moderate pain in lower left pelvis radiating down left thigh/leg which is slightly numb/tingly?

Sciatica: Inflamation of sciatic nerve , due to excessive walking, too much exercise, picking up heavy objects and overworking the left leg. Give yourself rest and take Motrin 600 mg 3 times a day for 3 weeks. If the pain still persists, you will need a trigger point injection of Depo Medrol (methylprednisolone) 60 mg and 1.5cc 0.5% marcain. For injection you will see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have broken my pelvis in 3 places and my saccrum. What would cause my left thigh to be numb to my knee?

I have broken my pelvis in 3 places and my saccrum. What would cause my left thigh to be numb to my knee?

Femoral nerve: Broken pelvis can be a cause of femoral nerve damage. Also if you consider the mechanism of trauma causing pelvic fracture, i wonder if there is associated l2-3-4 spine injury. You see your doctor. ...Read more

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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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