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Not too likely: Most common "diseases" I have seen relate to skin infections. "Cauliflower ear" is really not a disease, more of an injury. Because abrasions, cuts sometimes occur, things like staph infections are possible, and ringworm which is due to a fungus not a worm. Rarely "herpes gladiatorum" - I've read about it but haven't seen it. Take a shower right after a workout and rinse well with soap/H20. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My bf has trouble keeping it hard during sex after getting hit in jujitsu. What can he do to fix this problem?
See his urologist: He really needs to see his physician, and likely will need to be referred to a specialist like a urologist. ...Read more
Several things: The martial arts can help a person develop strength, flexibility, coordination; it can also help with stress and confidence. These should be weighed against potenital risk for injury. Check with your primary doctor before starting, especially if you have any chronic medical conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A bit hard to say...: A practitioner of jujitsu or any consistent exercise program will be better conditioned and more likely to have better nutritional status thus maintaining a healthier status. As to being more/less prone to contracting diseases - there's not any evidenced based research that shows an advantage either way. Diseases have more than environment that influence their presence, including genetics. ...Read more
My blisters popped while practicing for jujitsu underneath the bandaid. What can I do to treat them?
19 year old female, excercises approx. 3 hrs. daily MMA,Jujitsu, etc. has had left upper thigh/pelvic dime size swell. left hip just started to ache.
We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more
I have cold?
Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer