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Is It Possible To Never Have Prostate Issues Even As You Get Very Old
Yes, Eat healthy: Prostate growth is genetic. However, maintaining a sensible diet and monitoring your belly circumference has been shown to improve prostate health. Also, as you grow older, you will notice that caffeine and sulfites (teas, coffees, wine) need to be moderated because they exacerbate urinary symptoms. ...Read more
The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more
Possible: If you did not have symptoms of ADHD as a young child, the only way to acquire it is by having a brain injury or brain infection. There are many conditions that can mimic ADHD. Start with an evaluation by your primary care doctor, and if necessary have a neuropsychological evaluation. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
How hard is it to still get pregnant even if you have ovarian cysts or is it even possible even at 34years of age. We have been trying for 2 years now?
Yes: A spinal syrinx (hole of fluid within the spinal cord) can be a distant result of a previous spinal cord trauma. But if you do have a spinal cord syrinx, it is important to assure that you do not have several of the causes of syrinx, including chiari malformation, spinal cord tumors, etc. Please see your doctor for full workup (to include spinal mri's with contrast). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My boyfriend an i want to comcieve but he is a diabetic and has no sperm count is it still possible to get it back as well as have kids?
Yes!!!: Many sexually transmitted diseases are not immediately obvious & apparent upon initial infection. Syphilis, hepatitis & HIV can take years to become apparent. Even chlamydia doesn't always cause pain but can be found while searching for causes of infertility. That's why it's important for men to wear a condom each & every time to minimize risk of transmission although not absolute guarantee. ...Read more
Absolutely: Though endometriosis can cause infertility, it is often very treatable. The most evidence-based treatment consists of excisional therapy using laparoscopy. This is where a skilled surgeon removes - using tiny instruments - the abnormal tissue. This is superior to ablation where the implants are burned. With excision, one can make sure all lesions are removed and confirm the diagnosis by pathology. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably: Recurrent pelvic infections may result in scarring of the tubes leading to infertility, ectopic preganancy and chronic pelvic pain. If your tubes are blocked because of old infections, you can still carry a pregnancy but only after in vitro fertilization. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, it is possible: Although having polycystic ovarian syndrome makes having a child more difficult, it is not impossible to become pregnant with having this disorder. A conversation with your primary care physician or an OB/GYN after your pregnancy could lead to the diagnosis of PCOS. ...Read more
That's a limitation: I would hold off on becoming a physician until you face those issues. Even if you entered a field of medicine that did not deal with physical injuries or blood - you would still need to make it through medical school. Consider seeing a psychologist for cognitive behavioral therapy. ...Read more
Yes: While the vaccine was under development, random blood studies showed the majority of women had evidence of prior HPV by their mid 20's.Most went on to have healthy kids.It is only after the tie in with cervical cancer that more testing was done, and the vaccine developed.Genital warts can pass if mother is shedding virus during vaginal delivery, erupting up to 2 years later in the baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Absolutely: This is precisely why periodic evaluations are recommended- to help identify problems before they become advanced or painful. Unfortunately, the current dental insurance system discourages (through lack of reimbursement to providers) very thorough evaluations of all the teeth roots (tends to focus on decay in the crowns), so infections can be missed, but they can exist undetected for a long time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, but: You must be very careful and reduce caloric intake slowly, assuming you are overweight. Add mild aerobic exercise daily, even just 10 or 15 minutes helps. Eliminate sugar. Don't use other sweeteners, since they can cause diarrhea. Don't stress your body by wanting to lose weight fast. You can do it! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible that of being premature as a baby can effect me to not have kids or is it still possible to actual conceive?
Is it possible to develop symptoms of a disease you think you have but you don't. Even though its all in your head.
Would being abused as a baby have any effect later in life, even if you were too young to remember it?
Could affect you.: A history like that could have long-term ramifications in your adult life and should be brought to the forefront through psychological counseling. Those memories do get burned into your brain, but could be hidden deep within and won't go away unless you address them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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