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I'm a male, white 49. Not sexually active. I have a discharge from my penis. Three weeks ago I was bitten by a fire ant. Other wise in good health.?

See a Dr. The fire ant is most likely a " red herring"- that is it probably has nothing to do with anything. With your history it sounds like chronic prostatitis which needs to be diagnosed then treated with the appropriate antibiotic. For the sake of your health see a dr. Read more...

I'm a 24 year old female not sexually active but experiencing period like cramps but not my period the last few days 1/2 hour at a time what's wrong!?

Pelvic pain. Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. Since you have a 28 day cycle we would expect your period around day 28 unless you got pregnant. Read more...

Is pcos something that is for life if a woman has it? I haven't had my period in 4mo now & is not sexually active since dec. But I've been told I might have pcos. I plan on having kids yrs from now!

Pregnancy with PCOS? Women who have pcos may have trouble conceiving because they frequently don't ovulate. Consulting with a reproductive endocrinologist if you have tried for over 6 mos. Without conception is wise. Frequently Clomid (clomiphene) is prescribed which, if you respond, has about a 50+% of helping you to conceive. Your md may suggest gonadotropins if you don't conceive in 3-4 cycles. Read more...
Possibly. Pcos is most common in overweight women. If they lose weight the pcos will usually resolve. For the women who can't or don't lose weight, the condition will usually persist. Read more...
Yes, but don't worry. Pcos is a syndrome in which you have problems with your cycles and excess testosterone, and is often caused by an underlying metabolic problem. The symptoms can be treated and managed by meds and lifestyle changes, but the underlying predisposition is likely genetic. Many women but by no means all women with pcos with have trouble getting pregnant. Read more...

19 year old female, not sexually active. Noticed red itchy bumps in pubic area, they only go away if I shave. Regrowth of hair, itching & bumps reoccur?

Possibly pubic lice? These insects (phtirus pubis)can be picked up if you sleep on an infected bed/linen. You should see a physician when the hair has grown and you actually have the symptoms. Read more...