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Doctor insights on: Penis Transplants

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Transplant (Definition)

In medicine: a transfer from one body or body part to another of an organ (liver, heart, lung, kidney, pancreas bowel) or tissue (hand, face, hair). The immune system fights foreign invaders (like infections) so it will reject transplants from other people (allotransplants) because they look like infections. So transplants usually require drugs to ...Read more


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Can stem cell research regrow a man's foreskin?

Can stem cell research regrow a man's foreskin?

Poss.could but won't: There are many much more important organs & tissues which require or have ongoing stem cell reasearch. Stem cells to restore foreskin, in my opinion, would be at bottom of list. Such researc h is very expensive, would never pay for itself nor would researchers undertake this work which they would consider frivolous & unnecessary. ...Read more

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Is transplanted hair permanent?

Is transplanted hair permanent?

Usually Permanent: Hair follicles located in the back of the scalp are typically immune to hereditary hair loss. When carefully harvested using NeoGraft FUE & transplanted into the thinning area, they will live & grow "forever." Only exceptions include severe disease or meds like chemo. Be aware that the NON-transplanted hair is still at risk, needing medical tx's in order to protect those follicles & the results. ...Read more

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Can transplanted hair grow?

Can transplanted hair grow?

Yes: If it is transplanted, the root is transplanted. That is where the hair grows from. If enough roots are transplanted, then a good amount of hair will grow. ...Read more

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No sex for 2 yrs,only masturbation.Recently redness/irritation+itchy on underside of penis shaft (between penis & scrotum).Worse after shower/masturb.

No sex for 2 yrs,only masturbation.Recently redness/irritation+itchy on underside of penis shaft (between penis & scrotum).Worse after shower/masturb.

Dry skin or tinea.: We cannot make a specific diagnosis without an exam, however, what you describe can be caused by dry skin, allergic dermatitis, or tinea cruris. Start by using a hypoallergenic moisturizer and keeping the area dry between showers. If itchiness persists, try using antifungal cream for jock itch. If this fails, make an appointment for evaluation with a HealthTap doctor. ...Read more

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How does pearly penile papules grow larger and spread across the penis?

How does pearly penile papules grow larger and spread across the penis?

No, since ...: The experience shows they will not change in size and number, and are harmless so requiring no Rx & leaving them alone as the surest way of care. Best wish ... ...Read more

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21yr don't have phimosis and can retract foreskin to base of glans. but there's excess foreskin.i don't want circumcission. any problem in sex life??

21yr  don't have phimosis and can retract foreskin to base of glans. but there's excess foreskin.i don't want circumcission. any problem in sex life??

No: Very common for men to have been left with some excess (redundant) foreskin after neonatal circumcision. Just like uncircumcised men, as long as foreskin is retractable (no phimosis) and with good penile hygiene, there should no related sex problems. ...Read more

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Is penis length 6.8 inch , penis girth 5.51 inch large size penis it means my condom size large ?

Is penis length 6.8 inch , penis girth 5.51 inch large size penis it means my condom size large ?

Penis size: My guess is you are not measuring your penis girth correctly. But the best solution is to see what size fits best. ...Read more

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Hairs not growing properly after hair transplant of 1500 grafts , after 5 months?

Hairs not growing properly after hair transplant of 1500 grafts , after 5 months?

Visit your doctor: It is very important to have good follow up with hair transplants...It may look odd at first but it may be normal for under 6 months...Check with your hair grafter. ...Read more

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Are hair transplants noticable?

Should not be: Modern hair transplant procedures involve "folliicular unit" grafting. The hair is replaced just as is grows naturally in the scalp, in groups of 1-4 hair follicles. Seek an experienced hair transplant surgeon for best results. ...Read more

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How many circumcised guys have a curved penis?

How many circumcised guys have a curved penis?

Circumcision: The two conditions are usually completely unrelated. A "curved" penis can be an acquired condition called peyronie's disease or a congenital anomaly called chordee-uneven length of each corpora. Circumcision should not cause penile curvature unless it was not properly performed. Such a condition should be obvious after swelling has subsided from a circumcision. www.peedoc.com @drhtay. ...Read more

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Refractory ALL in adolescent male 21 years management other than Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant?

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Refractory ALL in adolescent male 21 years management other than Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant?

Complex question: only experts in the field, hematologists/oncologists would answer this question after careful review of the case and different options available, I know it might be frustrating at times, but complex condition as ALL need to be managed in specialized hospitals/institutions, it's your right as a patient to have second and even third opinion, but in the end you have to trust the treating team, good luck ...Read more

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Can there be nevi on penis glans ?

Can there be nevi on penis glans ?

Yes: But, go and see a dermatologist if one or more glans nevi grow larger. ...Read more

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Ihave impotence (no erection since pubrty) (27y) my testicle size is 12.5cc and prostate is13cc pinle lenght 12~13 cm, are they normal ?

Ihave impotence (no erection since pubrty) (27y) my testicle size is 12.5cc and prostate is13cc pinle lenght 12~13 cm, are they normal ?

An endocrinologist: or a urologist would be the best specialists to help you. One of these docs can examine you, do blood work, and provide treatment as needed. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How does a hair transplant surgeon actually transplant hair?

Transfer hair: To transplant hair, follicles are taken from the occipital area where the hair is dense. Next, the follicles are placed in an opening creating by a needle in the from on the scalp. One or more micrografts of hair are placed in this fashion and are left to grow. ...Read more

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Dry pale skin on penis I'm circumcised at birththat peeled on glans and under leaving scarring hypersensitivity had biopsy glans is shiny on erection?

Dry pale skin on penis I'm circumcised at birththat peeled on glans and under leaving scarring hypersensitivity had biopsy glans is shiny on erection?

Penile lesion: Please click on this link for a detailed listing of different skin disorders involving penile skin. http://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0115/p167.html A biopsy will be your best bet to get a definite answer. To me it sounds like you may have lichen sclerosus, also known as balanitis xerotica obliterans. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can hair transplant surgery restore a full head of hair to someone who is completely bald , ?

No.: There need to be healthy hair grafts (usually at the back of the head) to transplant. A completely bald person has no such source. ...Read more

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Does penile Lymphocele or any other lumps on penis causes erectile dysfunction ?

Does penile Lymphocele or any other lumps on penis causes erectile dysfunction ?

Lymphangitis?: A lymphocele of the penis would be unlikely. Sclerosing lymphangitis, related to rough masturbation or sex, is self limited, though it can make the penis look quite ill. As for other lumps, Peyronies Disease causes firm plaques to arise in the deep part of the penis, which can result in erectile dysfunction. If you have > 30' curvature or pain with erection, see your urologist ASAP. ...Read more