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Is penis traction treatment appropriate for me?

Is penis traction treatment appropriate for me?

No: Do not get into stretching exercises to enlarge the penis. Outside of the approved vacuum device to allow an erection, don't manipulate the penis to enlarge it. It is dangerous. Enjoy what you have and when it is worn out, we will see about getting you a new one. ...Read more

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Traction (Definition)

Traction is the use of a pulling force to treat muscle and skeleton disorders. Compliments of the ...Read more


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Is traction useful for treatment for bulging cervical disc?

Is traction useful for treatment for bulging cervical disc?

It can: It is a safe treatment option and does work for many patients. Check out spine-health.Com. ...Read more

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Penis slightly curved to the left without pain or discomfort. How to make it straighten? Can a traction device help? or just leave it be?

Penis slightly curved to the left without pain or discomfort. How to make it straighten? Can a traction device help? or just leave it be?

Tricky w/out seeing: Nothing is perfectly straight in the real world. Sometimes people think something is curved when the bend is incredibly small. Minor curvature of the penis is very common after age 40. Some cremes hae been shown to slightly help in this group BUT they have a different problem than you do in all likelihood. ...Read more

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What is invovled with chiropractic cervical traction treatment?

Various Types: There are a variety of methods for traction. Manual traction done by hand is probably the most common in a chiropractor's office. Saunder's units, posture pump etc. are examples of mechanical traction which can often help with neurological symptoms which may mimic carpal tunnel syndrome. ...Read more

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Any treatment for traction alopecia other than avoiding traction?

Any treatment for traction alopecia other than avoiding traction?

Not really.: Dermatologists have certain prescription medications at their disposal that might speed up regrowth of hair lost through traction or other causes. But the primary cure for traction alopecia, as you suspected, is not tying or braiding your hair tightly. ...Read more

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I have just started seeing dry flaky skin on my penis. I just started wearing a traction device last week. Is that the cause?

I have just started seeing dry flaky skin on my penis. I just started wearing a traction device last week. Is that the cause?

Maybe: What you are doing is not going to make you bigger and may do harm to your organ. Please consult this site for information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/sexual-health/in-depth/penis/art-20045363 ...Read more

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Sikh teenager suffering from traction alopecia. Treatment?

Sikh teenager suffering from traction alopecia. Treatment?

Traction alopecia: generally will improve by changing hair care habits (no tight braids, plaits, buns or ponytails). In otherwise healthy people, normal hair growth will resume on its own. ...Read more

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Slight disc bulge at l4/l5. Treatment needed? Will traction make disc go back in? Or just back exercises will do?

Slight disc bulge at l4/l5. Treatment needed? Will traction make disc go back in? Or just back exercises will do?

Integrative care: A herniated disc can cause back pain as well as foot pain by physically pressing on the nerves that travel to the foot and by irritating them through the extrusion of pro-inflammatory disc materials. Physical therapy and other conservative measures, including medication management, are considered first line treatment. If these fail, your physician may recommend epidural steroid injections. ...Read more

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Traction therapy for disc dehydration?

Traction therapy for disc dehydration?

Of some value!: There are number of options. Many patients of mine use gravity inversion devices. Some chiropracters have machines where specific traction force can be dialed in. Hospital based traction is virtaully non-existent in the us! ...Read more

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If you applied enough traction force in spinal decompression therapy to a healthy, overly hydrated disc, can it tear apart w/ repeated traction?

If you applied enough traction force in spinal decompression therapy to a healthy, overly hydrated disc, can it tear apart w/ repeated traction?

No: Traction therapy only gently release pressure in the spine, let the herniated disc to return to its position. It will not cause tear of the disc. ...Read more

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Please explain vitreofoveal traction in layman's terms. Any nonsurgical treatments? What is prognosis if left untreated? Dad age 84 just diagnosed w/vft. Not a candidate for surgery due to age and other complicating factors, as per retinal specialist see

Please explain vitreofoveal traction in layman's terms.
Any nonsurgical treatments? What is prognosis if left untreated? Dad age 84 just diagnosed w/vft. 
Not a candidate for surgery due to age and other complicating factors, as per retinal
specialist see

VMT VFT treatment: New treatment jetrea is for symptomatic vft/vmt. It doesn't always work though so surgery can still be done. Because of his age, surgery would be safest under local anesthesia. If untreated, he simply won't see well. Surgery can be under an hour in length. The medication is expensive and works about 26% of the time for vmt but worth a try if surgery not an option. ...Read more

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I'm 20. I had long hair at a very young age. I cut them short a couple years ago. I seem to have traction alopecia now. What are the best treatments?

I'm 20. I had long hair at a very young age. I cut them short a couple years ago. I seem to have traction alopecia now. What are the best treatments?

Rogaine (minoxidil): Traction alopecia usually occurs from braiding hair too tightly at the root. If your hair is not braided, it is more likely that you have androgenetic alopecia. If this is the case, topical treatment with rogaine (minoxidil) or oral treatment with Propecia may be helpful. Consult a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Is Spinal traction or Decompression therapy helpful for Lower Back Pain? Are the effects temporary or Permanent?

Is Spinal traction or Decompression therapy helpful for Lower Back Pain? Are the effects temporary or Permanent?

Results are: Variable. Some patients improve. However significant number of patients do not show improvement or has only modest or temporary improvement ...Read more

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Broke my left femur and punched a hole through pelvis, terrible knee effusion, was in traction, 3 rods, nails, cement inserted in 2010, still painful?

Broke my left femur and punched a hole through pelvis, terrible knee effusion, was in traction, 3 rods, nails, cement inserted in 2010, still painful?

Long term injury: It's not uncommon for traumatic bone injuries that require surgery to continue with some degree of pain after surgery and physical therapy. You may have to live with this as your baseline. I would suggest that you meet with your Orthopedic surgeon and obtain both a pain managment consult and repeat physical therapy session(s). If pain is progressing then you need a detailed exan for other causes ...Read more

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Sir i don't know the reason but suffering from penis shrinkage is there any treatment of this, please suggest me?

Sir i don't know the reason but suffering from penis shrinkage is there any treatment of this, please suggest me?

Penises don't shrink: Much. They may lose a little bit of length and girth by the time men are in their 70s, but not much. It may appear that your penis is shrinking if you are gaining weight. Fat in the lower abdomen can make it appear that your penis is smaller, and losing weight can allow you to"grow" up to an inch. If you are worried, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have prob in my ericsson penis please suggest gud treatment i'm single?

I have prob in my ericsson penis please suggest gud treatment i'm single?

Erectile dysfunction: Best evaluated by a urologist with expertise in this area. There could be a neurologic or hormonal reason fro this problem. Bicycling a a lot with a narrow hard saddle can affect blood vessels & nerves associated with erection. Medication such as viagra (sildenafil) or Cialis might be what you need. Good lucke. ...Read more

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Treatment for small penis?

Treatment for small penis?

No good way: Hormonal treatment to enlarge penis only works before puberty. Please accept your penis might be small, probaly small normal. Most men wanting to enlarge their penises are within normal limits for size. Large penises in porno movies are the abnormal ones. Various herbs & suppliments don't work. So called penile enlargement surgery is also hocus pocus. U don't need a large penis to satisfy partner. ...Read more

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