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Doctor insights on: Screening For Trichomycosis Axillaris

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Screening (Definition)

Examples are: colonoscopy for colon polyp or cancer; mammograms for breast lesions or cancer; psa a blood test that could indicate enlargement of cancerous prostate tissue; blood sugar or hemoglobin a!c for diabetes. Many think that scanning the whole body will pick up a cancer--in all likelihood, it will not. There also is no good blood test, yet, ...Read more


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Klebsiella Oxytoca and Enterobacter Cloacae found in scalp culture. Diagnosed a Folliculitis, what treatment would you suggest ? Thanks

Klebsiella Oxytoca and Enterobacter Cloacae found in scalp culture. Diagnosed a Folliculitis, what treatment would you suggest ? Thanks

Depends: Treatment will depend on several factors (and varies from no treatment to IV antibiotic therapy). 1. How severe is the scalp infection? 2. what are the antibiotic sensitivities to the bacteria? 3. Are there systemic symptoms (like fever, chills, malaise?). 4. Medication allergies? ...Read more

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Is there a screening test for penile cancer?

Is there a screening test for penile cancer?

Yes: The best screening test is self examination. Self examination makes the diagnosis. Biopsy confirms. Penile cancer while rare in the USA happens more commonly in men with uncircumcised penis; it is extremely rare to non-existent in men with a circumcised penis. The most effective screen is self examination. The most effective prevention is the circumcision particularly before 1 year of life. ...Read more

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Can doctors test for genital warts with a pap smear?

Can doctors test for genital warts with a pap smear?

Yes: Warts are lesions caused from the hpv virus and can been seen by the naked eye or under the microscope which is also known as colposcopy. The presence of hpv virus can be detected by finding the dna from the virus from the pap smear test. You can have the dna present without seeing any warts. You cannot have warts without the virus but many have the virus without having warts. ...Read more

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Is smegma a sign of genital TB Undergoing treatment for TB Lymphadenitis Did TB affect my fertility What are d reason for white chesy discharge female?

Is smegma a sign of genital TB Undergoing treatment for TB Lymphadenitis Did TB affect my fertility What are d reason for white chesy discharge female?

Here are some ...: Smegma is merely the ending product of shed-off skin accumulated in deep skin folds like that between clitoris and its hood or glans penis and foreskin; that is normal. As to cheesy vaginal discharge, yeast vaginal infection would be the first coming to mind. Nonetheless, go to see your gyn-doc for confirmation and more information on possible TB-related infertility. . Best wish ... ...Read more

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How effective is a digital rectal exam for cancer screening?

How effective is a digital rectal exam for cancer screening?

Do the Math: The length of the colon and rectum is about 5 feet, so a digital exam, although important, will only find tumors within a few inches of the anus. Colonoscopy remains the "gold standard" for colorectal ca screening. ...Read more

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Docs, could a man use terazol (terconazole) 7 for a penile yeast infection?

Docs, could a man use terazol (terconazole) 7 for a penile yeast infection?

See answer : Though only tested and FDA-approved for the treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis, it most likely would be equally effective in treating a documented yeast infection of the penis. ...Read more

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Heard they had a treatment for hirsuties papillaris genitalis, what is it?

Heard they had a treatment for hirsuties papillaris genitalis, what is it?

Pearly papules: Pearly penile papules are tiny bumps that ring the rim of the penis head. They are typically flesh-colored or a little lighter and have a smooth dome shape. Interestingly, they also seem to form in organized rows, like a string of pearls. There are no harmful effects other than some possible sensitivity that may be uncomfortable during sex or other activities. They are the same. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with non candida albican yeast infection, not sent out to determine exact yeast. Prescribed tercanazole for 7 days-how effective to cure?

Appropriate: Terconazole cream is an appropriate first-line treatment for non C. albicans vaginitis, the cure rate is likely to be high but certain percentage may be resistant, if no clinical improvement by the end of the 7 days, needs to be reevaluated. ...Read more

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How is a screening for cervical cancer performed?

How is a screening for cervical cancer performed?

PAP smear: During a female pelvic exam the gynecologist will scrape the outside of the cervix and smear it on a microscope slide. The pathologist will look at this under a microscope and give a report. If its of concern then a sampling or biopsy if the cervix is taken to confirm or exclude a cancer. ...Read more

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What is the cure for a painless fleshy genital warts for women?

What is the cure for a painless fleshy genital warts for women?

Cure by doctor: Genital area is very sensitive over the counter medications will cause damage, need special techniques to see the location of lesions inside vagina for total elimination of hpv virus . Also doctor will advise her to get quadrivalent vaccination, and prevent future cancer of cervix , so no home remedy , need professional care. ...Read more

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Visited 2doctors done w/ swab test and koh for fungal. no fungal seen. they told 30 percent white disappear gradualy the oral thush. Its ok? stop med?

Visited 2doctors done w/ swab test and koh for fungal. no fungal seen. they told 30 percent white disappear gradualy the oral thush. Its ok? stop med?

Need doctor's advice: Never alter the total dose, duration, frequency of daily use, nor start/stop a prescription drug without your doctor's advice. We don't know you or what's being treated here. Stop second guessing your doctor! PLEASE address your question appropriately to your prescribing provider who not only knows your health history but also what medications are or are not needed for your problem(s). ...Read more