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I Need All The Good Facts About Teen Circumcision On A 15 Year Old Male
Optional procedure: At 15 the procedure likely requires a general anesthesia (put to sleep), significant post operative pain & swelling. This procedure was one of the most popular elective surgeries during my years in the navy supposedly due to recurrent infections while working in hot areas on ship. You never develop penile cancer in the removed skin, but that is rare to begin with. Some reported decrease in std's. ...Read more
My 15-year-old son uncircumcised son has had 2 UTIs recently. He has been diagnosed with phimosis and told he will need a circumcision. Is that true?
For My 15 Year Old To Get Circumcised Whould The Procedure Be painful? Would He Be Put On Anastasia but wake Or Total Sleepness?
Circumcision: At age 15 years it is done under general anaestethia. It is painful in. Good luck the beginning but I'm sure the doctor will give him something for pain. ...Read more
I am a 15 year old male and I have not been able to use the restroom for the past 3 days. I decided to drink prune juice cause people say it's good and can help you with the bathroom so I drinked some and I went yesterday and liquid came out and when I f
Constipation: Prune juise actually is good for constipation, try to stay regular by eating high fiber diet, plenty of fluids, cut down on apple, bananas, tea. About the loose stool you got, it happened because part of the stools become fermented & loose & it usually comes out after hard stool. So stay regular & be well. Good luck. ...Read more
Comfortable Brand: Style is individual. Support of the genitals especially the testicles may be necessary. If it is just comfort---to each his own. Some like no underwear, some like looseness like with boxers, others like a little more support like in boxer briefs, and then others like less such as briefs, bikini briefs or pouch underwear or thongs. Even jock straps. Just let the 15 year decide his preference. ...Read more
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http://exercise. About. Com/cs/exercisehealth/a/teenagers. Htm. ...Read more
Is traumatic mastabatory syndrome real? Can prone masturbaton really hurt me. Can it be cured. I'm a 15 year old male.
THis is not a real.: This is not a known and recognized disease. Talk to a doctor or your dad about this, there is no problem here. ...Read more
CNS: This could be normal maturation or it could indicate a neuroendocrine problem. Very important to note that certain medications can cause this as a side effect. Also marijuana can change breast tissue in males. Next step would be sophisticated blood tests looking for prolactin elevations, hormone levels, and MRI to look at the pituitary gland. Time to check back with your doctor, or get a referral. ...Read more
Anticholinergic: A few side effects are predictable with this type of medication: dry mouth, drowsiness, constipation, bladder disfunction, and other less common neurological effects. But the medication may be very helpful for various digestive conditions. Talk this over with your doctor to assure that your getting more benefit than detriment. ...Read more
NO: Go and see your physician and get this treated. ...Read more
Hi, was wondering what the average height for a 15 year old male is. I am 5'9.6" and 214 lbs (mostly muscle). Is it normal for me to be this big.
That is good: This is a little bit taller than most guys your age and that is a plus. Stay trim and ignore everything else that you read about ideal weight. Stay in the habit of lifetime fitness / exercise and enjoy yourself. ...Read more
As a 15 year old male, whose parents are 4'11' and 5'7, how do I grow taller? Is there a diet I should be eating to grow taller? (i'm currently 5'7')
Genetics play a role: Given the heights of your parents it is very likely you are reaching your final height. However, you and your pediatrician need to go over your height charts that span your life to ascertain whether you've achieved your growth spurt. Remember it's not the height of a man that makes the man, but what the man makes of his life. All the best... ...Read more
Depends: Roughly half of males go through transient nipple enlargement on one or both sides at the onset of puberty.Most resolve within 6m to a year, it is considered normal. I went through it. A few will have persistent or dramatic gynecomastia. It can erode someones self concept, surgery is helpful for those who don't clear up after a year or so. ...Read more
Not just T...: Multiple factors make the ways you're, not just t-level alone. Your situation requires a comprehensive evaluation to look into your growing pattern, lifestyle, possibility of overindulgence and obsession, the size and consistency of testes, current appearance o f general manhood, etc. It's not adequate to focus on one t-level alone. So, find doctor with not just knowledge but also common sense. ...Read more
I'm a 15 year old male and I have a pain when near finished urinating and my urine has a foul smell.
Possible infecton: This will usually be a sign of an infection of your urinary tract. It could be a sign of irritation of your final outlet by the breakdown products of germs in the bladder or the outlet tube in your penis. If you are sexually active it can be one of many std's transmitted through intimate contact. An exam & testing are needed. ...Read more
Hi I'm a 15 year old male and I have something that looks like dry skin but might be ringworm, can I get your opinion?
Tinea corporis: Tinea corporis (ringworm) is a fungal infection of the skin generally characterized (intially) by a red raised round patch, followed by central clearing and an advancing border. Treatment is with topical antifungals. Salicylic acid is not a recommended treatment for ringworm. ...Read more
Hello, I'm a 15 year old male who never gets thirsty, but still gets dehydrated, is there something wrong?
I'm a 15 year old male. I have a red bump on the side of my penis, I've never done any sexual acts. What could this be?
Don't want to develop an eating disorder. How can I gradually reach the normal calorie intake for a 15 year old male without overwhelming my body?
Calories Wrong Focus: Calories are a unit of heat as measured in a calorie meter, i.e. Calorimeter, look up on wikipedia. Our bodies are not calorimeters but complex engineered vehicles driven by a complex soul & mind which responds to different foods in different & complex ways. Study: "how the government makes you fat", "stossel debunking food myths", "taubes why we get fat", fatchance. Html, nusi. Org, peter attia etc. ...Read more
What would be a safe protein supplement for a 15 year old male athlete? Athlete is very active, plays football and wrestling.
I have a friend who is a 15 year old male who had a stomach virus yesterday. He said he had some chest pains this morning and right now. Is it dangero?
Gastritis: It is quite possible your friend is having some discomfort from acid in stomach/esophagus related to the stomach virus. This pain can extend up into the chest if he is having some reflux into the esophagus (basically heartburn). Have him eat very small amounts of food frequently, drink plenty of water, try an antacid (tums, rolaids, etc), avoid caffeine and smoking. Relax- likely not serious. ...Read more