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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could relieving L3 & L4 nerve compression at l4-5 disc via mechanical traction therapy cause tingling in the penis/scrotum?
I believe so: You have to use with modalities of treatment. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Herniated cervical disc n bulged lumbar disc. Is chiropractor treatment or physiotherapy better? Is traction n spinal manipulation the same?
If you applied enough traction force in spinal decompression therapy to a healthy, overly hydrated disc, can it tear apart w/ repeated traction?
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
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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
Is Spinal traction or Decompression therapy helpful for Lower Back Pain? Are the effects temporary or Permanent?
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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