8 Questions Men Are Afraid To Ask Doctors
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2- Why is there blood in my urine?
Blood in the urine (urine that is bright red, pink or rusty-brown colored) is a condition known as hematuria (presence of blood cells in the urine).
Typically, blood in the urine can indicate possible kidney infection or trauma to the urethra. However, there are many other possible causes of hematuria, including urinary-tract infection, most commonly of the bladder (cystitis) or the kidney (pyelonephritis). Also, kidney stones. tumors in the kidney or bladder, too much strenuous exercise. traumatic injury to any part of the urinary tract, or less commonly, glomerulonephritis (an inflammation of the cluster of blood vessels of the kidneys) and bleeding disorders like hemophilia, can cause blood to leak into the urine.
Blood in the urine is a symptom that should never be ignored and should be reported immediately to your doctor, especially if accompanied by fever, painful burning during urination, or sharp lower back pain.
3- Why is there blood in my semen?
The presence of blood in semen may be caused by obstruction, trauma, inflammation, or infection of the penis, urethra or prostate. However, blood in semen (also known as hematospermia ) is usually caused by irritation of the urethra or infection of the prostate.
It is important to get yourself checked by your doctor or urologist if blood in the semen occurs regularly, or is accompanied by itching, burning or smelly, yellowish-green discharge, which could indicate a possible sexually transmitted disease.
4- Is it normal to sweat excessively?
When you leave the gym moist and smelling like a gym sock, it’s normal to wonder whether or not you sweat excessively. Sweating is one of the body’s mechanisms for releasing heat generated by normal activity and it is completely normal to sweat a lot amid feelings of anxiety, increased physical activity or if you are significantly overweight.
However, excessive, chronic sweating (every day, independent of activity or emotional state), usually on the palms of the hands, the underarms or the feet, is either due to a disorder of a portion of the body’s nervous system called the sympathetic nervous system or the sweat glands.
Excessive perspiration. or hyperhidrosis, typically occurs in certain areas of the body beyond the body’s normal needs to dissipate heat. This condition interferes with social and professional activities because it is uncontrollable and noticeable. Only about 1% of the population suffers from this disorder, but if you feel you are sweating bullets all the time, it is wise to see your doctor.
Are you going to the washroom regularly? Are there days when you just can’t get it up?