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What can I expect in a physical as an over 50 year old man?

What can I expect in a physical as an over 50 year old man?

Head to toe: A good head to toe exam that includes a digital rectal exam; although this should be postponed until after the blood is drawn for the psa. Drawing the blood after the dre may result in a falsely elevated psa and cause and unnecessary scare for prostate cancer. ...Read more

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What can I do to lose weight easier? I'm a daily active 18 year old man, but for some reason i'm not seeing any physical improvement.

What can I do to lose weight easier? I'm a daily active 18 year old man, but for some reason i'm not seeing any physical improvement.

Do you need to lose?: First i'd determine whether you need weight loss. Are you overweight? If so then a low calorie diet is the answer. Especially low in sugars. Only with diet and exercise can you hope to lose the weight. ...Read more

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As a 16 year old man, would testosterone speed up my physical development during puberty?

As a 16 year old man, would testosterone speed up my physical development during puberty?

No: Unless you have a deficiency, it shouldn't. And a true abscence would lead to non-formation of male genitalia. The presence of testosterone should be pretty clear with the deeper voice, facial hair, acne, sex drive. Let your body do it safely on its own. Low testosterone is typically diagnosed in older men, and people who previously used so many Anabolic steroids their body shut down production. ...Read more

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Hi. I am 25 years old man. i have problem with my testicle growth. i can't even physically look my testicles because there is no apparent sign of testicles now. i have no erection problem. my penis is ok it erects and throw fluid as normal man does. now i

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I am 25 years old man. i have problem with my testicle growth. i can't even physically look my testicles because there is no apparent sign of testicles now. i have no erection problem. my penis is ok it erects and throw fluid as normal man does. now i

See a doctor/urology: you might be having undescended testicles where the testicle hide up in the grown, some time it goes up and down, some time it stayed up there, some time it could be in the abdomen, either way you need to see a doctor for proper diagnosis, and to bring the testicles down, it is not safe or healthy to keep it up there, it could affect the growth ,and it could becomes cancerous, see urologist please ...Read more

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Am i harming my son by feeding him too many eggs and ham? My son is a 17 years old, well fit, physically active and healthy young man. I feed him 2 eggs, a carbohydrate (hash brown patties, bagels etc) and a processed meat (bacon, sausages etc). Now i f

Hello : Hello mother of a 17 year old. I find that it is sometimes hard for me to get my children to eat the foods that i prepare. I commend you that you make your son hot breakfasts in the morning- a lot of kids just get a box of cereal handed to them with milk. The one thing i didn't see listed was vegetables. The fiber, vitamins and enzymes from fresh vegetables is very important. The eggs and ham can contribute to cholesterol. I recommend that you look up the food pyramid on line (it has changed a lot in the last decade). Use this to help pla out balanced and nutritious food. Take care. ...Read more

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Whatis the proper weight for a 50 year old man 5 feet 8 inches tall?

Whatis the proper weight for a 50 year old man 5 feet 8 inches tall?

A rough estimate: These are rough estimates. About 145 pounds (+ 10% = 160 lbs) or (- 10% = 131 lbs). However, if you are muscular this may be too low an estimate. ...Read more

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What is a normal level of testosterone in a 50 year old man?

What is a normal level of testosterone in a 50 year old man?

A Wide Range: A morning testosterone level for men less than 60 ranges from 350-1200 ng/dl. On average men between 50-59 are around 550. Low t results in many issues: decreased sex drive, moodiness, depression, fatigue and weight gain. Am erections and normal erections suffer. If you are experiencing these symptoms, get blood tests to check for causes: lh, prolactin and free/total testosterone. ...Read more