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Male refers to the masculine gender, those people who have xy chromosomes.
Male refers to the masculine gender, those people who have xy chromosomes.
See urologist : Management of "male infertility" depends on the nature and etiology of male infertility. For example, mildly decreased sperm count or severe (no sperm). There are several causes for having a low sperm count. Best to seek a urological evaluation to possibly determine the cause of an abnormal semen analysis. The etiology will determine the best option to correct the problem, if possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Androgenic Alopecia: Male pattern baldness is a hereditary condition that results in thinning or baldness of the temples, frontal scalp, and/or crown. The sides and back of the scalp are unaffected. It is well known that a hormone, dihidrotestosterone (dht), results in miniturization of the hair follicles, causing the hair to thin and become fine. Treatments include topical 5% rogaine (minoxidil) (otc) & Propecia 1mg daily (rx). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Male pattern baldnes: Usually there is a genetic predisposition. Excessive activity of the adrenal or pituitary glands can also cause this along with polycystic ovarian syndrome in women. Certain drugs can also cause this type of hair loss including steroids and testosterone Progesterone and adrenocortical steroids. ...Read more
See below: At thirteen the average male is 61 & 1/2 inches (156cm) at 14 he is 64&1/2 inches (164 cm). ...Read more
Pattern Hair Loss: Male patterned baldness, androgenetic alopecia, is a genetic disease that causes hair loss in certain areas of the scalp, in certain people, usually males. It may not be easy to figure out the genetic link, from either maternal or paternal side of the family. It occurs usually only when there are male hormones, and so young men get it, and older, post menopausal women, who no longer make estrogens. ...Read more
No way: Male circumcision is requirement by some religions & female so called 'circumcisions' by NO religions. Prevents phimosis in men, also reduces risk of UTIs in baby boys, easier to keep clean reduces & risk of STDs. In females is pure & simple mutilation as clitoris is amputated to prevent any future erotic sensation from sex or masturbation. Also severe risk of serious infection & hemorrhage. ? = ? ...Read more
Hormones?: I am not exactly sure of your question, but if weak means low desire, difficulty getting erections, etc., it may be low testosterone. If you mean that your erection is not firm, that could be from several health issues, including high blood pressure and diabetes. Some meds also affect erections and sex drive. You sould see your doctor for a full evaluation and lab work. ...Read more
Hormone tests are normal.diet is healthy but still im facing male pattern baldness type hair loss.im 30 years old unmarried female.
It's hard to check: hormones and frequently female pattern hair loss may not show lab abnormalities. You can have a biopsy performed if thyroid and iron/ferritin and complete blood count are normal. See derm for answers and treatment options as we do have success treating female pattern baldness ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Improbable...: I'm not sure what your question is here, but apparently you think you have "hormonal imbalance" at age 14. Of course you do - that is what is normal in the teen years. Nothing is in the right proportions yet, levels change constantly. That's why you have acne, are moody, have wet dreams, voice cracks. Sounds like you are the most normal teen i've heard from this week! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Testosterone is broken down in body into dihydrotestosterone (DHT) and estrodiol (E2). Excess T is converted into DHT & E2 above & beyond baseline level. Excess DHT is linked to hair loss such that we use 5ARIs to reduce DHT. Prime examples of 5ARI is Finasteride (Propecia (finasteride) or Proscar). However, lowering DHT can sometimes increase E2, leading to loss of libido, erectile dysfunction & gynecomastia ...Read more
Several: Male factors include testicular injury, infection, congenital anomalies, mumps, torsion. Women can present with chromosomal anomalies, tubal factor from infection or prior surgery, polycystic ovary, endometriosis, ovarian dysfunction, unexplained infertility & lack of sexual frequency. ...Read more
Basically yes: It's impossible to do controlled studies. Frequency of ejaculation does not correlate with prostate cancer but may with prostate hyperplasia ("hypertrophy"). Anecdotally, single men who have struggled not to masturbate for whatever reason have had precocious prostate disease, and in any case, trying to abstain to the point of being uncomfortable makes it hard to work, play, even get to sleep. ...Read more
Bacteria: Usually men do not get uti's as frequently as the urethra tume from the bladder to the outside world, is longer than in women affording better protection from bacteria on the skin. If the prostate is large, as it gets as we age, or it there is a stricture (an obstruction in the tube) then the bladder may not empty and residual urine in the bladder is more likely to become infected. ...Read more
Maybe nothing: Often men don't have any symptoms, but a man may have an abnormal penile discharge, or he may have some pain on urination. We want to test all women in their 20's for chlamydia, because in the beginning a woman may also have no symptoms, but if left untreated, the infection can cause infertility. ...Read more
No recommended: number! About one fourth of men aged 18-59 years masturbate a few times a month to weekly. Another 20% masturbate 2-3 times/week, another 20% more than 4 times/week. All of those are normal/fine, There is not too much masturbation unless it distracts or keeps you from your other life activities, or impairs your relationship or performance with a partner. Stay well:) ...Read more
Many older men: The exact numbers are unknown because this is something men are unlikely to brag about and many do not bring it to their doctor's attention. It is why ed drugs sell so well and many unfortunate practices as well such as the presumed improvement in sexuality from teas made from rhinoceros horn which is depleting the species. ...Read more
Abdominal wall bulge: That is a separation of the abdominal muscles which can result in a herniation of the underlying tissue between muscles causing a bulge. This can occur in males or females, but most common in females after pregnancy. Non pathologic and non-symptomatic typically, but can cause a visible deformity in thin patients. ...Read more
None: No dietary supplements that are marketed for male enhancement work as miraculously promised except to separate your money from you & make manufacturer obscenely richer. Manufacturers are not required to prove efficacy & safety of their products which are manufactured w/o 3rd party oversight. So don't bother. Instead, spend your time & money on healthy eating & regular exercise to improve performan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Safe or Foolish &Why: Vague question with no details, stated goals or reasons. How about be happy about being apparently slender? - tends to correlate with better long term health. Gaining fat wt. Easier by eating lots of carbs/sugars but unhealthy. Gaining muscle wt. Requires eating real food + repetitively & intensely using & controlling the muscles to be increased in size/performance. Study dietdoctor, attia, etc. ...Read more
They're men.: Men feel emotions but are less inclined than women to express them. Psychologists report than men think much more than they feel & women not only think & feel at the same time but tend to have more words to use than men. In addition there is a societal pressure for a man to be tough, & expressing emotions other than anger does not fit that image. When given permission men can express emotions. ...Read more