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Women With Male Genitalia
Rare: The condition you are asking about is called hermaphrodite. These people have both female and male genitalia. It is extremely rare. In my 35 years of practice I have never seen a person with this condition. ...Read more
It is genetics: Genetically determined.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is "oversized male genitalia syndrome" real? If not, is there another medical condition for a flaccid penis that is over 10 inches?
One can dream: I know of no condition per se, but we humans do come in all shapes and sizes! ...Read more
How would someone get rid of bad smells coming from their male genitalia even though I'm pretty sure its not infected?
Hygiene: Hygiene probably is the answer. Shower daily, washing the genital and anal area with soap and water, including retracting the foreskin if you are uncircumcised. If you are overweight, i.e. with skin folds in the groin or genital area that don't get much air exposure, use cornstarch or talcum powder to keep dry, and maybe wash with soap and water twice daily. If odor continues, see a doctor. ...Read more
Why as a male, I'm not attracted to the female genitalia? Is it just the the way the genitalia looks?
Consultation: First get a consultation with your physician. There are many factors that may need to be addressed. A blood test is a start and then determination of a possible hormonal imbalance. Your concern may be the initial entry into a problem that is affecting other parts of your body function for health that needs addressing. ...Read more
Yes: If have both male and female complete parts called true hermaphodite. ...Read more
Its possible: Genitalia development depends on the chromosomes and exposure to testosterone. There is a sequence of events starting with the internal genitalia (ovaries, tubes, testes) that ultimately play a role in the development of the external genitalia (outer vagina or penis). If a female, for ex., has all of her genitalia and has an enlarged clitoris (may look like a penis), she could conceive. ...Read more
Females with congenital adrenal Hyperplasia severe variety may have large clitoris and external genitalia may look like male but they are Female Karyotype on Chromosome exam and internal organs are female
It is due to exposure to high concentration of Androgens in utero ...Read more
Genital warts: There is no single effective cure for removal of genital warts. A number of treatment options exist; however, no treatment is 100% effective in eliminating warts and preventing them from coming back in all patients. It also is not possible to eliminate infection with human papillomavirus once it has occurred. Genital warts may go away on their own in about 10%-20% of people over 3-5 months. ...Read more
? What came first: Similar to chicken and the egg. Both presently exist and one can give you the other. ...Read more
What is genital herpes? Does it occur in both men and women? If so, what are the symptoms in both cases?
Herpes is an STD: Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection, that occurs in both men and women. Many people who have it don't know they have it because they may have few to absent symptoms. Symptoms are different for different people, but many people describe a tingling, burning, or itchy sensation with or without little blisters. Symptoms can be very mild or very severe. It is a very common virus. ...Read more
Not a Podiatry?: Need to ask your family doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
No way: Male circumcision is requirement by some religions & female so called 'circumcisions' by NO religions. Prevents phimosis in men, also reduces risk of UTIs in baby boys, easier to keep clean reduces & risk of STDs. In females is pure & simple mutilation as clitoris is amputated to prevent any future erotic sensation from sex or masturbation. Also severe risk of serious infection & hemorrhage.? =? ...Read more
Yes: It amy be more difficult to eradicate warts in women although prescription cream is more effective in women for external warts. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with genital herpes today. It really hurts when I urinate what can I do? Ps I am a female even though my profile says male!
Genital herpes: Primary (first episode) genital herpes can be much more severe than episodes with relapse in the future (if they occur). Ulcers can be associated with pain on urination and can precipitate urinary retention. Appropriate antiviral treatment with Acyclovir or valacyclovir should help healing. ...Read more
Can a male who has contracted genital gonorrhea from receiving oral sex, infect a female through oral sex? Or must the infected genital make contact?
Oral sex which way?: Gonorrhea is only transmitted from the infected site, and it doesn't travel through the body to other places. If you have untreated urethral (penile) gonorrhea and a partner performs oral sex on you, she can acquire oral gonorrhea. You can't give it by performing oral sex. However, you should not be having ANY sex until and unless your gonorrhea has been treated and cured. ...Read more
There can be medical: Benefits derived from male circumcision. However, there are no health benefits from female genital mutilation. It can be done w or w/out anesthesia it may involve removal of the clitoral hood, clitoris, inner labia & / or out labia with objects such as a razor, scissors, broken glass or knives. It can lead to severe chronic pain, problems with childbirth, hemorrhage, infections & death. ...Read more
Is the treatment for male genital thrush the same as women's treatment? The cream and/or oral tablet? Suggestions please
If candidiasis: Yes it can be treated both topically or orally (if necessary). ...Read more
Male having first physical from female physician. Clothes to remove? Genital, prostate, or rectal exams? Just concerned with embarrassment.
It is a professional: The female doctors have the same professional training as a male doctor. It may be the first time for you to be examined by a female doctor but that female doctor has examined many male patients in her carrier. You will be having professional medical examination, not a social visit. It is the same thing when a female patient goes to a male doctor. Please rest assure you will overcome your fear ...Read more
I am a 59-year-old male, never had a full head to toe plus male genital physical examination was sexually abused by a male, only need a female doctor?
Need a check-up: A man in their 50s should receive a full medical check-up including blood pressure, height and weight, cardiovascular assessment including cholesterol and diabetes tests, a prostate exam and P.S.A. test, as well as a head-to-toe check of the skin for abnormal skin lesions. If there is a history of abuse and the patient is uncomfortable with male doctors, they should seek out a trusted female doc. ...Read more
Female Genital muti-: Lation. In the us it is illegal (felony) to practice female genital cutting below the age of 18. According to http://www. Womenshealth. Gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/female-genital-cutting. Cfm#j it is done in the us. There are 28 countries in the world (africa & middle east)where female genital cutting is still practiced actively as well as countries in asia. ...Read more
External/internal: A complete pelvic exam would typically include, after a history evaluation, a careful visual inspection and digital exam with fingers and a speculum - to accurately assess both the external and internal female vaginal, vulva, cervix, uterus, tubes, ovaries, and adj. Tissues. A pap test is freq. Done, as well. Occasionally, a sonogram is helpful. ...Read more
Female: A biological female has a vulva, vagina, uterus with cervix, fallopian tubes and ovaries as well as breasts. These days people call themselves "female" and have male anatomy; but obviously they are not biologically female. ...Read more
Confusing: XX chromosome defines female gender. XY is male. If you mean a man with two Y chromosomes or XYY, these individuals may be taller than average but have no other unusual physical characteristics. Men with XXY genotype or Kleinfelter's syndrome typically have smaller than average genitalia. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Multiple causes: It could be infection, it could be hygiene issues, it could be a lack of fresh dry air to the vaginal area. Vaginal ph (acid level) may also effect the odor slightly. Recent unprotected sex will also cause an odor. I recommend no underwear to bed when not on your period, shower over tub, cotton panties over thongs and non cotton, and wiping front to back as a start. See you gyn if odor is new. ...Read more
I am 26 years old female. I want to lighten the skin of my genitalia and inner thighs. How can I do that.?
Dermatologist: You should consult with a dermatologist who specializes in cosmetic cases. ...Read more