Everybody's different and some men get great results all other men have continued problems. I suggested you seek out true experts in erectile dysfunction who are urologists and especially urologists of had fellowship training in male reproductive medicine and surgery. Watch out for the scam doctors that claimed to be ED experts when it really non urologists who are running a profitable business, Often ordering expensive and unnecessary tests or putting you on Treatments without really putting you through inappropriate workup.View Thread
Probably you should see an internist .The best source for you is to talk to your friends neighbors and coworkers to find doctors that they find to be responsive, intelligent and helpful. Just as important see how the office staff treat you as this is a reflection of how the doctor wants you to be treated.View Thread
This could be any number of things including very serious and potentially life-threatening problems such as a testicular cancer or a serious infection. You need to go be seen by your doctor and ideally a urologist for a urine check and a testicular ultrasound as well as examination. Once it is proven that there's nothing serious or life-threatening that they can assess whether this is simply a fluid collection or other possible problem. Do not delay as serious problems only get worse.View Thread
Man and women talk differently and so that is where the problem is. For man it is goal orientation i.e. answer the question and move to the next one.For women it's more process driven and so it's more about the give-and-take discussion that actually getting to the specific goal. But the joy and excitement of life is finding out how to blend these two together.View Thread
Usually we recommended to get a baseline prostate exam and PSA blood test starting at about age 40. To find a good urologist call your local medical society and they can refer you to somebody who was practicing in your area in good standing. Then go on to the state medical board to make sure that this doctor does not have a lot of complaints for lawsuits against them.View Thread
I think I just answered this other previous post. Unless there is testicular torsion with twisting of the testicle and extremely excruciating pain, then you really need urgent intervention or surgery. However pain down there must be seen and evaluated and probably have a testicular ultrasound to make sure that there's no tumor or infection or other serious problems going on. You never ever want to assume that is simply the varicocele.View Thread
You should go see your doctor and if it is serious and it is not resolved go see a urologist to make sure that it's a varicocele as there can be other causes for pain that can be serious and even life-threatening such as testicular tumors or infections.View Thread
I hate to stir up trouble but actually creatine is associated with some serious complications and problems. in a recent a copy of the journal of special operations medicine, They described a number of men who were on creatine and had serious complications including kidney failure, often associated with the lack of appropriate hydration. I have spent many years traveling the country speaking on diet nutrition as well as writing about it in books, articles and for some of the world experts in alternative health and medicine. I spent many years working out of the gym with very aggressive bodybuilders often in competition and it seems to me, looking back at the majority of the supplements people take for bodybuilding, are based on poorly done studies and word of mouth. It's almost a fad thing - the supplement of the week kind of a problem. And it seems that the supplements Recommended changed from week to week month-to-month based on articles published in a trainers magazine, as did the exercise regimens. Many times the manufacturers of the supplements are the ones behind the research which raises serious questions as to the validity of the conclusions. I think anything taken moderation is probably reasonable but more importantly a healthy intelligent diet with balance exercise is the smart way to proceed especially for teenagers.View Thread
The surgeon that did your umbilical hernia repair should give you very clear advice as to when it is acceptable to resume normal activity as well as vigorous exercise as you described. You should follow these recommendations. In my experience usually we tell people to wait 6 to 8 to 12 weeks at the most so you should be fine...But I wasn't there and don't know your specific situation door the recommendations. You should go back to your doctor and asked specifically what exercises you should or should not do it if there's any restrictions whatsoever. Bring a list of the specific exercises you want to do so you can get clearance to go ahead. Be aware that no hernia repair is perfect or can last forever and that even if done correctly sometimes they can return and that's just the nature of having the weakened tissues there.View Thread
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