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Is there special underwear for diabetic men?

Is there special underwear for diabetic men?

UW: Not sure about your question. If this is in regards to urinary incontinence, then "depends" are fairly popular. ...Read more

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I've been finding ants in my used underwear. Is this a sign of diabetes or are ants just attracted to vaginal secretions?

I've been finding ants in my used underwear. Is this a sign of diabetes or are ants just attracted to vaginal secretions?

Ehhh, ants in pants: Medically speaking, ants in you underpants are not a risk factor or diagnostic indicator of diabetes. Ants may be simple attracted to anything they can eat, and any discharge from the human body may be edible to an ant I would imagine.... Hopefully you do not have "bats in your belfry." ...Read more

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I have excessive thirst and have to urinate a lot. It often wakes me in the night with my underwear half wet. I was tested for diabetes very recently.

I have excessive thirst and have to urinate a lot. It often wakes me in the night with my underwear half wet. I was tested for diabetes very recently.

See a doctor: Having excessive thirst and urination that wakes you at night along with bed-wetting can be a sign of many different problems. Being tested for diabetes is only piece of the evaluation that should be done. You should go see a doctor to discuss this issue in more detail. Other possibilities include a side-effect of your medications, psychiatric disease, diabetes insipidus, and many others. ...Read more

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I have reoccuring yeast infections, im not diabetic, im not HIV positive, i drink water, i only wear cotton underwear. Whats wrong?

I have reoccuring yeast infections, im not diabetic, im not HIV positive, i drink water, i only wear cotton underwear. Whats wrong?

Check your partner: Make sure you're completely cured and your husband or partner (s) should be treated (particularly if uncircumcised) as well or you may just "ping-pong" the infection back and forth forever. ...Read more

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Why do men wear underwear? What are the problems if he is not wearing underwear?

Why do men wear underwear? What are the problems if he is not wearing underwear?

Comfort: The main reason men wear underwear is for comfort. There is no medical consequence to not wearing underwear if one so chooses. All the best. ...Read more

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What are the health risks of women wearing men's underwear? On a regular instead of panties and so forth

What are the health risks of women wearing men's underwear? On a regular instead of panties and so forth

None!: Assuming they are clean. Most mens briefs are cotton and can be bleached when washed and sanitized. Women frequently ( even in my office) wear nylon, or polyester briefs, which cannot be thorughly lceaned, and are also non-absorbent. I recommend everyone were cotton briefs for daily wear. Sexual encounters-another matter! ...Read more

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Best underwear to prevent chafing in men? What brand should I buy and what to do to prevent chafing? 24yr old male about 196pounds 5^9: height

Best underwear to prevent chafing in men? What brand should I buy and what to do to prevent chafing? 24yr old male about 196pounds 5^9: height

Brief boxer : Any cotton brief boxer, may use a powder as well if alot of sweating during the day and may need to change during the day if you are staying wet. I hope this helps and you are well. ...Read more

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Can I catch HIV from having frottage in our underwear? (2 men) There was no open mouth kissing...just dry humping in underwear

Can I catch HIV from having frottage in our underwear? (2 men) There was no open mouth kissing...just dry humping in underwear

No risk at all: Definitely there is no risk of HIV or other STD transmission through clothing. HIV is sexually transmitted only by vaginal or anal intercourse. Never by kissing and rarely if ever by oral-genital contact, so this would have been a no risk event even with those contacts. No worries at all about this event. Best wishes and stay safe! ...Read more

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What is to be done about the sexual sides effects of diabetic men?

What is to be done about the sexual sides effects of diabetic men?

Nerve damage: Both men and women with diabetes can develop sexual problems because of damage to nerves and small blood vessels. Treatments for erectile dysfunction caused by nerve damage, also called neuropathy, vary widely and range from oral pills, a vacuum pump, pellets placed in the urethra, and shots directly into the penis, to surgery. All of these methods have advantages and disadvantages. ...Read more

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When must overweight men be screened for diabetes?

When must overweight men be screened for diabetes?

When symptoms appear: The us preventive services task force reviewed this and found that screening all overweight men without symptoms for diabetes was not clearly beneficial. However, if someone has increased thirst or urination, dizziness, fatigue or weight change, they should be checked - this is technically not screening if there are symptoms. A good iphone app for staying healthy is my health checklist 2012. ...Read more

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He is diabetic,what do you men reccomend for best sex results ?

He is diabetic,what do you men reccomend for best sex results ?

Emotional support: Mood and healthy life style and exercise will improve his sexual activity. Foreplay will also improve performance ...Read more

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Please tell me, could men with type 1 diabetes have children?

Please tell me, could men with type 1 diabetes have children?

Absolutely: Type 1 diabetes is a loss of the cells in the pancreas that produce insulin. There is nothing wrong with the rest of the equipment. After many years of diabetes, some diabetics get neuropathy, which can cause erectile dysfunction. ...Read more

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Heard conflicting advise on calcium dosage for men. What is optimum dose if I have diabetes, osteoperosis & osteomalacia but normal calcium levels?

Heard conflicting advise on calcium dosage for men. What is optimum dose if I have diabetes, osteoperosis & osteomalacia but normal calcium levels?

Don't take calcium: You need to take sufficient vitamin d from sun or supplements to be in the high side of normal. This may require as much as 10, 000 units of vitamin d3 a day. Do not take calcium supplements. All healthy unprocessed food contains calcium and all the other necessary minerals like magnesium.And zinc that you need. Small doses of zinc blocks osteoclasts. Cadmium plays a role in all these problems. ...Read more

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Can diabetes cause impotence in men?

Can diabetes cause impotence in men?

Diabetes, impotence: Yes , diabetes is one of the most common causes of impotence. Other causes are high blood pressure, high blood lipids, smoking, low testosterone, and some medications can be problematic. ...Read more

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Using muse (alprostadil) for mens erection. Is it ok for diabetic people?

Using muse (alprostadil) for mens erection. Is it ok for  diabetic people?

Yes!: Check out http://www.Muserx.Com/hcc/about-muse (alprostadil)/could-muse (alprostadil)-be-right-for-you.Aspx which states that muse (alprostadil) may be right for someone w/diabetes! check out http://www.Muserx.Com/hcc/considerations-for-using-muse (alprostadil)/who-should-not-use-muse (alprostadil).Aspx for a short list of those who shouldn't use muse (alprostadil). ...Read more

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