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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   are you there
User :   Hi
User :   hi
User :   How can I help you?
User :   sweating testicles that have dropped down lower suddenly im 53 penis has dropped also is much longer now
User :   Yes these are the changes seen as one ages
User :   Since when do you have theses problems?
User :   about nine months, iwas laid off work lost 25 pounds in about a month can sudden loss cause this
User :   Any known reasons for having lost so much weight?
User :   Have you been diagnosed with any disease?
User :   or stress?
User :   lots of stress from the loss of work depression im on zoloff
User :   Stress accelerates aging
User :   is this testicle problem normal what can i do
User :   h
User :   Anyway, is the condition causing you any problems
User :   Is it only sweat that you notice over the testis? Any other problems?
User :   very uncomfortable wet all the time
User :   Does it smell like urine?
User :   no not urine but there is odor that is embarrissing
User :   What about urination? Are you having any problems with it?
User :   Do you have BPH(benign prostate hypertrophy)?
User :   what is that
User :   Some times because of dribbling of urine or leaking, there could be smell.
User :   understood but the smell is from the sweat all the time i have checked to see if it is urine iwas afraid of being incontinent
User :   OK
User :   Then you need a Dermatologist
User :   for the sweating
User :   Yes
User :   can the sress and weight loss which seem liked sudden aging cause my scrotum and penis to drop and why the sudden sweating
User :   Is the sweating incresed only in your scrotum or
User :   elsewhere in the body too?
User :   it seems to be sweating more under the arms but could be my imagination at this point
User :   Ok
User :   May be it is just the summer.
User :   Have you had high fever recently?
User :   for the arms yes but the groin area has been sweating a long time
User :   no fever
User :   You need a Dermatologist
User :   is the sweating normal
User :   Yes it is
User :   Have you checked your thyroid status recently?
User :   but it never sweat like this before and scrotum is bigger because of the exess skin,
User :   no on thyroid
User :   Do you feel hotter than before?
User :   Are you able to tolerate warmth?
User :   usually
User :   Losing 25pounds & hot body(due to which testicles move out & sweat), this looks more like Hyperthyroidism
User :   You must first get a consultation from an endocrinologist.
User :   what kind of doctor is that
User :   what kind of doctor is that
User :   An Internal Medicine specialist, further specialized in
User :   diseases of endocrine organs
User :   what kind of doctor is that
User :   like Pancrease(diabetes), Testis, Ovaries etc
User :   Thyroid too
User :   i have since gain my weight back but still problem with testicles
User :   Have you had a complete evaluation in this regard?
User :   no
User :   Then first you must go in for one
User :   you must tell your Doc about both the weight loss & the testicle problem
User :   You also need screening for Diabetes & Hypertension
User :   let me tell you what happened loss of job lots of stress depression my body fell apart as i lost weight my shouder got injured then my other shoulder my back went out herniated disc and my knees after streching has torn cartelage and meniscus in both knees this is after i lost all the weight is it possible that stress and depresion can cause a body to weaken so much as to injure all these jounts have you ever heard such a thing this is on top of the grion problem
User :   From the picture that I got regarding your external genitals, I feel that except for the sweating testis, everything else is a normal phenomenon
User :   About the joint problems, they definitely are not wholly attributed to stress
User :   You must have an associated Calcium deficiency
User :   You are in need of a lot of positive thinking now
User :   Dont concern yourself too much with the groin problem, leave it to your Physician, who will direct you
User :   Hope you are already on treatment with an Orthopedician for the joint problems
User :   i had one knee mri because of insurence torn cartelege in back of knee and some meniscus tears. doctor said not emergency can try live with, cortisone or surgery
User :   Yes usually these knee problems are chronic one, & not an emergency
Doctor :   hi
User :   very depressed right now insurence runs out in 2 months with all of this going on
Doctor :   in that case, discuss with your treating doctor about getting the surgery done before the insurance expires
User :   i know may not need may try cortisone will see
Doctor :   ok. Cortisone will give symptomatic relief
User :   any suggestion about the depression
Doctor :   has your doctor prescribed you physiotherapy?
Doctor :   physiotherapy will help you to have longer pain relief and help you.
User :   has inquired about it but did not refer i think it may be needed
Doctor :   yes, it might be necessary since it is a chronic problem, a combination therapy of cortisone and physiotherapy will give you better relief
Doctor :   for the depression, try following these simple tips in day to day life, it should help you
Doctor :   if you do not get relief, discuss with your doctor about getting started on antidepressants.
Doctor :   1) Cut refined sugars out of your diet as much as possible since sugars give a temporary boost to serotonin, and depression is often linked to low serotonin levels in the brain.
Doctor :   2) maintain a healthy diet with essential nutrients, if your body gets good food , it will feel good and function well
Doctor :   3) do exercises on a daily basis, it also helps you feel better
Doctor :   4) get fresh air and good sunlight atleast once a day for 10-15 minutes, it boosts the mood
Doctor :   5) have a good sleep of 7-9 hours, getting good amount of sleep helps to improve mood
Doctor :   6) write down your thoughts and moods, and go through it, it will help avoid further situations when you had a depressed mood
Doctor :   7) speak to family or friends, it helps to take out the pent up feelings and feel lighter
Doctor :   8) try meditation, it helps to relax and unwind.
Doctor :   if these measures fail to help you, take help from your doctor.
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   got it
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   just want to get better so i can get my life back
Doctor :   sure you will, it just takes sometime and positive efforts
Doctor :   think positive, you will feel better, there is a way out for every problem
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