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male exam discussion - erectile dysfx, lumps in groin or...

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Male Genitalia Lisa Z. Killinger, DC
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Development Infants/Children -Testes may not descend until early infancy. Separation of prepuce from glans may not occur until age 4. Adolescents -Pubic hair and scrotum enlarges and darkens. Prostate and penis both enlarge. Elderly -Pubic hair . Sperm still produced, but viability may . Ejac. Vol. may increase, erection and orgasm
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Normal variations Children penis/scrotum size variation, edema in scrotum of newborn, non-descended testicle, transient erections, foreskin non-retractable
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Adults/Older Adults Dorsal vein apparent Lumps in scrotal skin Color variation in scrotum, pubic hair Elderly-more pendulous scrotum (gravity?) Thinning of pubic hair in old age
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Common Concerns Children -hygiene related rashes, burning at urethral meatus, self - exploration Adolescents -Nocturnal ejaculation, sexual desires and experimentation, lumps. .. Adults -Infertility, hernias, discharge,
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Unformatted text preview: erectile dysfx, lumps in groin or testes Elderly-Erectile dysfx, prostate problems Recommendations. .. Kids-Educate about hygiene and normal anatomical changes Adolescents-Educate anatomy, function, etc, educate/ask about STDs Adults-Educate about natural fertility boosters, or natural pregnancy prevention strategies, assess for cancer risks/signs, encourage regular self exam Recommendations -cont. .. Elderly- Educate about: normal aging changes, risks/signs of prostate CA, Colon CA, etc. erectile dysfx causes, and medication use/side effects. More Serious Concerns Children hernias, hydrocele, penile enlargement (w/o testicular enlargement), epispadius (may need to be repaired) Adults Balanopsothosis Balanitis Penile discharge Lesions on penis, glans, etc (STDs) Priapism Irreg testes or vas deferens texture...
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