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What Helps Chordee
Chordee: It would depend on the severity. If mild may be possible. See a urologist for an assessment and advice. All the best. ...Read more
Is hypospadius and chordee can be treated on an adult? What is the procedure, healing time and side effects (psychologically and physically)?
Can be corrected: Pediatric urologists are most experienced with this kind of surgery in all ages. Repair depends upon severity of chordee, location of meatus (urinary opening), size of penis, presence or absence of foreskin & possible previous surgery. Urologist selected will explain all this. Healing time also varies with kind of repair. Back to work in 2 weeks, 6 weeks for sex. Counseling might be helpful. ...Read more
I had severe chordee and hypospedius. I have had a two stage surgery. After the second operation still my penis is bent want advice and send pics?
Yes or no...: The upmost important expectation after hypospadias repair is penile functionality for voiding in easy direction and copulating comfortably, cosmetic appearance is secondary and highly relative among individuals. So, see experienced honest urologist for a decent opinion even though you may have good insurance coverage, which means "easy" money for surgeons. And beware of need not just for liking. ...Read more
Doctor I need your help its about my penis, ive born with hypospadias chordee probls ive done atleast 4 surgeries including skin graft and lenghting?
Be evaluated by...: Sorry to hear recurrent failure in hypospadias repairs. To decide if further attempt to repair is feasible & how to do it, a direct look at so to assess the local tissue availability is essential, but at this time let a urologist who is specialized in hypospadias repair - not a general urologist. Occasionally, no further repair can be done; if so, you need to adopt & adapt to what it may have been ...Read more
Can I have ovarian cysts? I have sharp pain in my pelvic area, they can last up to 20 minutes. They hurt the worse when I get upset. I tried taking ibprophen 200mg and taking hot baths and nothing is working...Can you help?
You: You should be seen by your doctor and have an ultrasound. An ultrasound is the best way typically to determine if a woman has ovarian cysts. Also if there is any chance you could be pregnant then please take a test. If you have worse pain, think you are pregnant, or have vomiting or fever then you should be seen as an emergency. ...Read more
My 4 year old has been complaining of groin pain -left side. Last night his tummy started running and he still has pain. I did give him buscopan but it does not help for pain. Pectrolyt to stop running tummy also not help?
Hello doc. I'm an 18 yr old teenager. Recently I had a pricky feel on the upper part of my private area n a lot of discharge from the area. It feels itchy when touched n sometimes I urinate frequently. I'm worried. Pls help?
See your doctor: I have further clarifying questions I would like to ask, but that isn't possible in this format That is a good sign that you should be seen by a local physician who can ask questions and examine you. Don't be worried, instead be responsible for your own health and be seen. Although what you describes make me first think yeast infection, a sexually transmitted dz would need to be ruled out. ...Read more
Went to dr from abdominal pain they said I am pregnant I have had my tubes tied for 20 years they did a ultrasound and seen nothing my levels did go down from 840 to 780 what is going on I’m so confused please help?
The picture is confusing for sure.
You're 42, and have abdominal pain, and you've been told you're pregnant--the HCG numbers seem to be going down. I feel you should be evaluated further by CT or MRI. It's very difficult to say at this point what's going on without an examination ...Read more
I'm experiencing skin redness and swelling on skin of my penis and the vines where my penis attatched to my body on the top hurts when touched with presure also The swelling of the lymph nodes above the thigh please help?
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Yes, this is free if: If you do not request premium, paid services, then this HealthTap BASIC is free. Post your question in English, with good grammar and spelling, and one or more of the thousands of volunteer doctors will answer it. They might skip repetitive questions, or ones that have too many abbreviations, or are otherwise hard to understand. (HealthTap's premium services are personal consultations for a fee.) ...Read more
Can you clarify?: Omg is a texting-age expression "oh my god" but used even by secularists to express amazement and dismay at once. It's no medical acronym that I recognize though there are some trashy websites preseting medical freaks as having "omg disease". To which disease are you referring? Someone on healthtap will be happy to answer. ...Read more
There are a number..: ..of helpful steps. First, MOVE MORE--incorporate more physical exercise into your daily routine. Take subway or bike to work or school. Play sports. Take at least two 15 minute walks each day or do a 30-40 minute aerobic workout, with warm up and cool down, at least 5 days a week. Try interval training. Develop a program to build strength and flexibility. Eat healthy foods/drink water. Sleep well ...Read more
See below: Chip = children's health insurance program - it is a type of medicaid for kids. Depending on a state's requirements, kids under 18 can be covered by the state's health insurance program if the parents are under a certain income level. Kids can be enrolled through their schools, pediatricians, or hospitals. ...Read more
Surgical procedure: A d&e stands for dilation and evacuation. It is a procedure done in an operating room to remove pregnancy tissue from the uterus after the first trimester. In the first trimester it is called a D&C (dilation and curettage). This can be to treat a late miscarriage or bleeding placenta previa, or as an elective procedure. ...Read more