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Can both men and women get lymphedema?

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Can both men and women get lymphedema?

Yes, but...: Idiopathic (meaning we can't identify the cause) lymphedema is more likely is women, more likely in one leg than both, more likely in the left leg than the right, and more likely to begin after age 35. ...Read more

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Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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Can women get prostate enlargement?

Can women get prostate enlargement?

No: No, women do not have a prostate. Women may experience lower urinary tract voiding symptoms which can be evaluated and (in many cases) treated depending on the cause. ...Read more

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Do STDs effect men similarly to women?

Do STDs effect men similarly to women?

No: The male reproductive organs are external and there is no connection from the exterior of the body to the inside such as is provided by the female cervix which literally provides an access point for infection to ascend into the peritoneal cavity, the inside of the abdomen. Infection there can potentially cause much more damage. ...Read more

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Are heterosexual men more at risk for HPV associated oral cancer than men who have sex with men ?

Are heterosexual men more at risk for HPV associated oral cancer than men who have sex with men ?

HPV is ubiquitous: I doubt it. Remember hat nearly all of us were exposed to one of the strains of hpv by age 26. Most strains do not cause cancer. But anyone who worries can now be screened. ...Read more

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Could men give women trichomoniasis?

Could men give women trichomoniasis?

Yes: Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease from a parasite called Trichomonas Vaginalis. Most often women become infected by penis to vaginal contact or vaginal to vaginal contact. It reportedly can infect the mouth & anus but can NOT survive in those areas. ...Read more

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Can circumcised women experience orgasm?

Can circumcised women experience orgasm?

Essentially no: If you mean female genital mutilation where the clitoris is removed. Preventing orgasms or interest in sex is a significant reason for female cirumcision/mutilation. Some women in the usa request removal of the clitoral hood to expose glans clitoris. Called by some female circumcision. This makes clitoris more sensitive more sensitive ; manipulation is more likely likely to result in an orgassm. ...Read more

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Models: women get their breasts enlarged; have males gotten penis enlarged?

Models: women get their breasts enlarged; have males gotten penis enlarged?

In a way: No safe method exists for enhancing penile size. Fat and collagen injections have been done, but usually create a lumpy effect. The ligament at the base of the penis may be cut to create the illusion of longer length, .But this can cause nerve damage. ...Read more

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Can men who use tribulus terrestris make women pregnant quickly?

Can men who use tribulus terrestris make women pregnant quickly?

No: Studies have shown that this plant-related substance does not increase testosterone levels and therefore will not effect potency. ...Read more

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Can men develop breast cancer?

Can men develop breast cancer?

Yes: Breast cancer is much more rare in men than women, with a lifetime risk of app. 1:100, 000. Risk factors in men include a strong family history, gynecomastia, or high estrogen levels as sometimes seen in men with liver disease. ...Read more

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Do most men have sex with women on womens' periods?

Do most men have sex with women on womens' periods?

Probably not: No harm or reason not to if both partners enjoy it, in spite of the blood. However most men prefer to wait until the menstrual flow has stopped. ...Read more

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Are circumcised men more fertile?

Are circumcised men more fertile?

No: There is no difference in fertility rates between circumcised and uncircumcised men. ...Read more

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Why do fewer men get testiculur and breast cancer than women get breast cancer?

Why do fewer men get testiculur and breast cancer than women get breast cancer?

Not totally correct: There are cancers that will obviously happen in one gender because the other does not have that particular organ (prostate, testicles, uterus, ovary, etc). Breast is more common in women probably because they have much more breast tissue and the right hormonal environment for it. Many other cancers are more common in men. Cancer is not mysoginistic. ...Read more

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Do young men experience erectile dysfunction?

Do young men experience erectile dysfunction?

Yes: Yes, all males can experience erectile dysfunction. This is a multifactorial condition that can occur in any age group for various reasons. If this is a new finding or if the patient is very young, it would be appropriate to see your physician for a general workup as there may be physiological condition that may be treatable and correct the problem. ...Read more

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Why does lymphedema occur in some women after breast cancer?

Why does lymphedema occur in some women after breast cancer?

Several variables: 1) type of surgery 2) sentinel node or full axillary node dissection. 3) radiation therapy used. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Are more men or women vegetarian?

Are more men or women vegetarian?

Vegetarians: In US about 59 % women & 41 % men. According to a Huffington Post article about 79% of vegans are women. http://www.toprntobsn.com/veganism/ ...Read more

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Lymphedema (Definition)

A condition characterized by a collection of fluid that causes swelling (edema) in ...Read more


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more