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Shoulder pain after lifting weights

When I do pushups, lateral raises or especially dips, I generally have no issues while I'm working out or the day after, but about 2 days later my shoulders start to really hurt and pop and lock up. Lifting my arms in certain ways causes excruciating pain and sometimes I can not lift them until I lower them, rotate my arms a different way and raise them again. This lasts for about 2-4 days depending on how hard I work out and then it goes away almost completely. I can then work out again without any issues, but then about 2 days later, the same thing happens again. I used to work out a lot in high school and college and this has really hurt my ability to work out consistently. I have tried doing some rotator cuff strengthening exercises using light weights before I do my normal workout and that seems to have provided some (but not total) relief, but I'm still not able to work out as often or as hard as I would like. Can I expect this to keep worsening? Do I need to go see an ortho for rotator cuff surgery?
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Red Growth On Penis

I have two growths on my penis that I can't identify.

First I started to get red and inflamed on the right side of my meatus. After several courses of drugs, an additional red dot below my meatus appeared.

I believe they came from my girlfriend who I was having unprotected sex with. She douched a lot without telling me, which may have compromised her vaginal immunity. She started complaining of a "weepy" vagina, and I noticed inflammation around my meatus and pain urinating. I never had any discharge. Her doctor told her it was a fungus, so we both took flucanozole, no effect.

An STD test came back positive for trichimonas, which I resolved with 10 days metronidazole. I gave my girlfriend metronidazole and tetracycline, which resolved her wetter than normal vagina.

I test clean for trichimonas now. However, the growths have not gone away.

I did culture samples for bacteria and fungus. The fungus was negative, (this could be in error) but there was also a Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Haemolyticus sample. I am not sure if this is the cause, because they just dabbed the inflamed area, and did not scrape a sample from my penis, and there is no discharge to sample from.

Trying to resolve the staph (which I assumed was the problem, but maybe it's not):
I have used courses of the following:

minocycline: 2 weeks (little effect, so then I tried:)
tetracycline: 2 weeks (actually GREW an extra red papule? below the meatus)
co-trimoxasole (Bactrim DS) 15 days (little effect)

It has grown resistant to tetracycline, and the co-trimoxasole did not resolve anything. It's possible I did not take enough. I took 2 DS pills a day, 12 hours apart (trimethoprim 160 mg/sulfamethoxazole 800 mg), but I weigh 80 kg so this may not have been enough.

It did not seem to improve on the co-trim.

From the most recent resistance test (30 May) I still have the following options:

Possibly Co-Trimoxazole (haven't tested since stopping the co-trim)

I'm also not sure if the bacteria infection is the problem, as it could be a virus or wart, so throwing more antibiotics at it would help rather than harm.

I am also interested in trying UV light therapy and wearing yogurt in a condom to outcompete the bacteria.

Is this something I should throw more antibiotics at and if so, which one? Or should I let it stay and watch it, before hitting it with co-trim again in a stronger dose? Or should I let my body resolve itself? OR is there a test for HPV or others that would be suggested? It does not cause me pain, other than psychologically, and I am worried about infecting my girlfriend if I have unprotected sex again. However, I'm not sure this is an STD at all, a skin infection, or what exactly.

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Blister in penis due to burning with water

I accidentally slightly touched very hot water with the tip of my penis. Obviously it hurt, so I removed it right away. I checked if it was ok and I noticed two little blisters (see photo, but only one can be seen in the photo for some reason). It doesn't hurt when I touch it, I think the gland could be more sensitive, it hurts a tiny bit if it gets scratched.

I know it's probably not a big deal but I just want to make sure. How long should I wait to have sex, or is it not a big deal at all? I'm putting aloe vera at the moment. Also, if I were to choose a doctor to check me live, should I see an urologist or a dermatologist?
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Red Patch on Legs Lasting Over a Week

I am a 32 year old American male living in Mexico. I have had reddish patches on the inside of both thighs and under my knees for over a week now. They are extremely itchy, as are the rest of my legs to a lesser extent. There are also some small yellow-tinged areas on my inside thighs, and red marks mainly on my shins. Please see attached picture.

I was in an unclean hot tub several times last week around the start of this, which I thought may be the cause. I have been treating the problem through lotion, coconut oil, and anti-itch cream.

My questions are: (a) What is the best way to treat this; (b) How much longer is it likely to last; and (c) Is the hot tub the likely cause?

Thanks very much for your time; I'll definitely contribute for an answer to this.
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Fever and long term effects of frequent Paracetamol use on toddlers and children

This is actually three questions in one.

I recently found out that my son's former nanny, when he was about two years old, gave him Paracetamol syrup daily for a few months, regardless of his condition. Even though I don't think she went above the recommended dosage, I am concerned about what damage she might have caused. Is there anything we should look for? He is 5 now.

My second question is, he is recently getting a high fever (up to 40 degrees Celsius orally) almost regularly (roughly every 10 days), sometimes with symptoms of common cold, sometimes without. He is going to get genetically tested for FMF soon. Is there anything else we could test him for? His doctor told us that some kids just get high fevers, and those who get them usually are more inclined to be resistant to the negative effects. Can we count on this?

Lastly, because of the above situation, he is yet again frequently taking fever reducers. Is there anything we should be keeping an eye on?
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Sleeping 12+ hrs a night, feeling low on energy, floating stools every time

I am 21 year old male. I sleep for more than 12 hours a night, when I sleep less I feel tired all day. My stools have been floating every time for about 6 weeks, no diarrhea, no blood, normal color, however stools are often loose. Stool sample taken to doctor showed nothing wrong.

Blood test showed low folate count and mild anemia, so my doctor prescribed me folic acid which I have been taking for 15 days with no noticeable improvements. My doctor has also prescribed me Ranitidine. Additional blood tests showed some possible thyroid abnormalities, which will be checked again in 5 weeks.

I have mild chest pains which vary in location and are worse when breathing or lying on my side. Also heart palpitations. I recently stopped drinking caffeinated drinks which seems to be correlated to the pains. The pains come and go, right now I have none. UPDATE Been off caffeine for two weeks, still some chest pains but mild in comparison to when I was drinking caffeine, all other symptoms remain.

I ran about 1.5 miles every other day for 3 months and never seemed to improve. I struggled with every run, always low on energy toward the end, even though this is a very short run. I have given up on my running for now as it just makes me sleep longer.
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Testicle Ultrasound

before I had a hydrocele & before I got it repaired I had some ultrasounds done. The doctor noticed a black spot on one of my testicles, so he prescribed an antibiotic to see if it would go away. It didn't. What could the tiny black spot in the ultrasound be?
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Marijuana / general anestesia interaction

How soon before a surgery should one stop smoking marijuana?
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Pain in my leg

32M here. I heard a pop in my back when I was working out 3 days ago, and now I seem to have low back pain and pain in my foot as well. The last two nights have kept me up with the pain, and I have also noticed that I am having problems with urinating. Any suggestions?
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Recently had a major respiratory/sinus infection, now I have Neropathy on the bottom of my feet.

I had a tingly sensation in my feet, almost immediately after my illness (in which I was completely bed-bound for nearly 2 days, and I tend to be a hardy individual)

The illness has since past, but the tingling sensation has not. I looked up the symptoms, and the #1 cause is TYPE 2 DIABETES!!!??? I am only 27, how is this possible? It also lists "Cold infection" as a potential cause so I am hoping this was the cause.

The tingling is minor, and I also have tiny discolorations on my feet where there is increased sensitivity. I am hoping and praying that this ailment is from the illness and not type 2 diabetes.

More about me: I am 27, never been overweight, have a relatively active lifestyle. (I exercise, but only a couple times a month), and a moderate sweet tooth. I would say my sugar consumption is above average, but not extreme.

...Is this possible? Also, if I completely change my diet habits and exercise more, can I prevent or reverse this? I've already cut back on simple sugar consumption because I AM TERRIFIED.
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