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There is evidence that neonatal circumcision saying that the benefits of circumcision outweigh the risks. According to a study done on neonatal circumcision[1], the lifetime benefits of being circumcised outweighed the risks 100 to 1. Some of the risks people may associate with circumcision are very unlikely. Excessive bleeding only happens 0.1% of the time,...


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There is some evidence which supports that male circumcision reduces the risk of HIV infection among heterosexual men in sub-Saharan Africa(1),(2), however the evidence of an HIV benefits for men who have sex with men is less clear(3),(4) and its use to prevent HIV in the developed world is unclear either(5). The treatment option for pathological phimosis, ...


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Background Most kidney stones (~80%) are calcium stones, and the majority of those are primarily composed of calcium oxalate. Oxalate (C2O42−) is a dianion that combines with divalent cations such as magnesium and calcium. The magnesium salt is much more soluble than the calcium salt. Because these cations compete for binding to oxalate, both lower ...


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The following studies found that circumcision does have a detrimental impact on penis sensitivity. From a 2013 study by Bronselaer et al.: The analysis sample consisted of 1059 uncircumcised and 310 circumcised men. For the glans penis, circumcised men reported decreased sexual pleasure and lower orgasm intensity. They also stated more effort was required ...


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The official stance on this 'issue' is: MMR vaccine side-effects (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella) What are the risks from MMR vaccine? A vaccine, like any medicine, is capable of causing serious problems, such as severe allergic reactions. The risk of MMR vaccine causing serious harm, or death, is extremely small. Getting MMR ...


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Circumcision is a form of sexual mutilation performed on male infants usually for religious reasons unrelated to putative health benefits. The claim of reduced risk for HIV infection is supported by this Cochrane review but applies to Africa. Another review looked at urinary tract infections and found insufficient data to draw conclusions. Circumcision has ...


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I am not a health professional, but I did some research on exactly your question because my friend, who is quite young, has calcium oxalate kidney stones. Most of my citations are not directly from academic journals, but from websites of well known medical centers (see below). Few things that I learned (in addition to Susan's answer): -drinking enough ...


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This is a wonderful explanation of inflammation, although a bit technical. Key passage: Inflammation, the immune response of body tissues to injury or infection, is an important component of innate immunity. The inflammatory process involves a complex biological cascade of molecular and cellular signals that alter physiological responses, ultimately ...


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Tadafil is the generic name for Cialis Drugs.com provide an international list of brand names which includes Cialis whilst MedIndia provides a list which doesn't contain Cialis along with their prices in in Indian Rupees (₹). Going for Cialis is the same as going for any other brand name. They all contain the active drug (Tadafil).


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It is prudent to obtain imaging studies to evaluate the relationship of the cyst with the urethra. Imaging studies are often done by radiologists, though some urologists do some imaging studies as well. Imaging studies include voiding cystourethrograms, MRIs, ultrasounds, etc. From Penile Lumps: imaging is often required to confirm the diagnosis. From ...


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Unfortunately, there is not much that can be done other than what you have mentioned. The present guidelines for the management would include watchful waiting, medical (alpha blockers) or surgical (trans urethral bladder neck incision or resection). However, the present literature lack significant amount of randomized controlled trials that would provide ...


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If you have kidney stones or you are at increased risk of developing them, ask a doctor if your urine is super- or under-saturated with any substance, such as calcium, oxalate, uric acid, cystine or citrate; this is a crucial info that can tell if any diet can help. Explanation at-a-glance: Eating, Diet, & Nutrition for Kidney Stones by NIDDK. Evidence ...


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Your guess seems to be correct. Iatrogenic lymphatic leakage should be the reason for hydrocele after Marmar operation. The role of microsurgical varicocelectomy in treating male infertility: Hydrocele following varicocelectomy is the result of inadvertent ligation of efferent lymphatics


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It is very important that you and your dad see his doctor for an explanation of these results ASAP. Reading CT results out of clinical context can lead to misunderstandings. The doctor can analyze the CT results in the setting of your dad's clinical picture. Only he/she can explain the significance of the results, and what that means for your dad. I ...


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Tadalafil is the generic form of Cialis, and it is exactly the same in its effects. In the United States, the Lily company holds a patent that prevents the generic form being sold until September 27, 2018. However, the generic form is already available legally in most parts fo the world. I would recommend great caution when buying tadalafil. While ...


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