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My dad is on catheter from 2 months due to neurogenic bladder. They having heaviness near bladder and irritation burning pain in penis pipe. Now near by doctor said it may b due to infection. We have checked about infection 1.5 month ago by urine culture test and was taking medicine from then. Why infection still not gone after 1.5 month? What to do!
I am 19 years male. Does masturbation twice a week cause hair loss. I am concerned as I heard that this act causes increase in dht which causes hair loss. Is this true?
Hi doctor, I am 26 years old. I used to take femilon tablets when I had unprotected sex. But recently now I have developed a ovarian cyst on my left ovary 47 mm. Is it because of the femilon tablets that I am having this cyst?
I've psoriasis or sebopsoriasis as told by Homeopathic doctor. Affected areas are circularly surrounded Penis regions, on elbow, behind knee little lower on soft skin, on foot, on lower back. (Red patch is not so severe) Affected skin appears circular and red patch on the perimeter of the circle. It's itchy usually in the evening around 5 pm and also early morning around 4 am which doesn't let me sleep. In Initial stages a dermatologist told me it's eczema and I took allopathy medicines for around 6 months and it was in little control by applying Dipsalic ointment. Later I moved to Bangalore and skin condition didn't control so I consulted homeopathy but it didn't work well except for external medicines like Acid course and Hamamelis ointments worked little good and I applied it for 2-3 months. I stopped above two ointments since it didn't fully control and I've started applying below 3 oils mixed with cow's ghee on advice. 1.Pongamia oil (hone oil) 2.Neem oil 3.Gingelly oil. Skin condition is getting better but itching is still there and red patch grows back after itching. Please advice such that skin condition is fully controlled or preferably fully cured. I'm not able to figure If some food is enhancing my skin problem. This condition might be heredity, I'm not sure because my dad had skin issue, my elder brother is having it and my elder sister too is getting it recently after 30 years. Please advice
I am suffering from fracture bone from last 3 months. Bone was not much heal. Fracture is down side of the knee. Can you suggest me for healing faster the bone?
I had laparoscopy on 13th Nov. I had three stitches which were removed after 10 days. Today I observe my naval and saw a black thread coming from there. Kya mere stitches dang se remove Nahi Kiye gye? What should I do now? Will this thread affect my chance of conceiving?
Hello experts. Good morning! I want to know that can me nd my wife have sex. Because she is 18 weeks pregnant. If yes. Then upto how many months we can. Nd we can have sex in other positions? Because I have so many confusion about it. please give best suggestions. Thanks.
Is it true that shilajit has capabilities to extend someone's ejaculation duration and very helpful in treating premature ejaculation.
When you are potentially exposed to HIV, and if there is a way to prevent from getting infected, you will seek to perform it. One such procedure is Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) which must be initiated within 72 hours of possible exposure to HIV.
What is PEP meant for?
The Human immune deficiency virus causes HIV infection that affects the immune system and is considered to be one of the deadly forms of infections. This virus spreads through bodily fluids such as blood, semen, vaginal fluids and breast milk. There are chances of encountering the infection under the circumstances such as having sexual intercourse or sharing needles with an infected person by accident. In such a case, PEP (Post Exposure Prophylaxis) can come to your aid in preventing the infection.
The medical term PEP refers to the intake of ARV or antiretroviral medicines after being exposed to the human immunodeficiency virus. To be more specific, PEP is a short-term antiretroviral treatment that works towards reducing the symptoms and likelihood of the HIV infection after being exposed to it.
Who should opt for PEP treatment?
PEP can be ideal for everyone who comes in contact with the HIV and is an HIV negative. Whether one is exposed to HIV through a needle stick injury during his/her work as a health care professional, or whether it’s unprotected sex that has exposed one to HIV, or the sharing of used needles or through sexual assault, opting for the PEP can be the next best step as it is particularly meant for emergency situations.
When and how long PEP can be taken?
As per the research, PEP should be taken within 3 days or 72 hours from the possible time of being exposed to HIV. If taken after 72 hours, the PEP most likely cannot help in preventing the HIV infection, hence the sooner, the better in this case. The course of PEP involves 3 ARV or more per day for almost 28 days. Along with taking the ARV medications, one must visit his/her health care professional at certain intervals for HIV testing and other related tests.
Are there any side-effects of taking PEP?
When opting for PEP treatment, some people may experience a few side effects due to it, which varies from person to person, such as vomiting, nausea, headaches, diarrhea, fatigue, etc. However, none of the side effects are life-threatening and can be easily treated. Often, it is due to the reaction of the PEP medications with other drugs that one is taking at the same time that the side-effects start showing. Moreover, as PEP can potentially prevent HIV infection, this benefit certainly outweighs the inconvenience caused as side effects.
PEP is considered to be one of the most effective and promising treatments available for preventing HIV infection if taken correctly and within the certain time duration. In case one thinks he or she has been exposed to HIV somehow, talking to a health care professional regarding PEP becomes crucial.