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Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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Is there support for people suffering urinary incontinence after prostate surgery?

Is there support for people suffering urinary incontinence after prostate surgery?

Yes: Male slings have been shown to be of great assistance in helping men with certain types of incontinence after prostate surgery. I suggest you talk to the urologist who performed the prostatectomy or find one of the younger robotic trained urologists who might be more aware of new technology to help with incontinence after prostatectomy. ...Read more

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Why don't doctors encourage mass vasectomy programs for young men to prevent teenage pregnancy?

Why don't doctors encourage mass vasectomy programs for young men to prevent teenage pregnancy?

Your kidding right ?: Reversal of this procedure,even with the best surgeons, is unsuccessful in a significant number of cases. To be helpful, the age group from 14-30 would be the primary target.Parents would not agree to do so for the teens, and the young adults would run the other way if approached. In short we can't get dog owners to neuter their pets, and we wouldn't get any takers for this idea either. ...Read more

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Is there special underwear for men who leak after prostate surgery?

Is there special underwear for men who leak after prostate surgery?

Garment Guards: As a matter of fact, there are several products available from simple inserts into regular briefs, to an actual disposable garment worn like briefs. It depends on the degree of the problem and your personal preference. You certainly don't have to worry about embarrassing situations with either method and you should obtain and try several types before calling quits since they all fit differently. ...Read more

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Alternate treatments for umbilical hernia in adults?

Alternate treatments for umbilical hernia in adults?

Operation: It's either an operation or observation. Different techniques for operation depend on your symptoms, physical exam, size if hernia defect and sac, obesity, previous operations at that location, diastasis recti, medical history, your goals, and surgeon experience. See a general surgeon for a consult to find out more. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can there be addiction support groups for chronic pain patients?

Can there be addiction support groups for chronic pain patients?

Depends: There seems to be a confusion in your mind about physical dependence and addiction. Addiction is psychological dependence on the substance not for controlling the pain but feeling good. Pain is not the issue in such cases and usually illegal means employed to obtain the substance. For such persons there are detox clinics followed by support group. If you obtain opioids for pain, no need for group. ...Read more

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Where can I find a support group for survivors of sexual abuse?

Where can I find a support group for survivors of sexual abuse?

Also look here: http://www.rainn.org/get-information/types-of-sexual-assault/child-sexual-abuse.

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At what age/stage do men lose interest and desire for physical sex?

At what age/stage do men lose interest and desire for physical sex?

Hopefully never: I have patients in there 90's that are still sexually active. With a healthy diet and lifestyle, you can expect to be vitally active for a very long time. ...Read more

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Female, 67 , good health, no smoking or alcohol, can a small hiatal hernia grown or enlarge? Thank you

Female, 67 , good health, no smoking or alcohol,    can a small hiatal hernia grown or enlarge? Thank you

Hiatal Hernia: Hiatal hernias can come and go, get better (especially with weight loss), and can get worse (with time and age, weight gain, increased abdominal pressure). They can cause acid reflux, feeling full early, chest pain and even feeling short of breath). Good luck. ...Read more

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What are some medical reasons for low sex drive in 25yo male? Ongoing issue for 3+ years, no depression and in decent physical shape.

What are some medical reasons for low sex drive in 25yo male? Ongoing issue for 3+ years, no depression and in decent physical shape.

Low sex drive: At your age is hard to say but you need to consider decreased production of testosterone by your testicles, klinefelter syndrome. You say you are in good physical shape and not depressed. I would suggest to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Which type of exercises are okay for post inguinal hernia surgery for a woman?

Which type of exercises are okay for post inguinal hernia surgery for a woman?

Light: Light activity and light exercises like walking, swimming, light stairs or treadmill for the first 4-6 weeks. Check with your surgeon as to when you can return to all normal activities and full exercise. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on which workout is best for females for heart health at 25 years of age?

Any suggestions on which workout is best for females for heart health at 25 years of age?

I recommend: Hip hop abs, zumba, circuit training, pace program, t25 weven the very old royal canadian air force progam, the single exercise of burpees, if there are no medical issues or limitations. Hrs, md, facc www.Thepmc.Org. ...Read more

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Best shoes for a male who works in a factory & is standing for over 8 hours.. Also, what is some advice to staying healthy&strong working at factories?

Best shoes for a male who works in a factory & is standing for over 8 hours.. Also, what is some advice to staying healthy&strong working at factories?

Shoes for standing: come in a variety of brands. One of these is called 'Crocks." You can do a search. Stretching of body and mind can help. Things such as yoga, jogging, meditation can bring balance to life. Thanks for doing honest work. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is weider prime that supports testosterone safe for younger women to take?

Is weider prime that supports testosterone safe for younger women to take?

No: I wouldn't recommend any over-the-counter products of that sort. Can be dangerous, and there is no evidence of its benefits. You might see short-term benefits if you are a power lifter or body builder, but the risks aren't worth it. If your interest is in powerlifting or bodybuilding, you might consider http://nanbf.org/ (North American Natural Bodybuilding Federation). Hope that helps. ...Read more

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