Sexual Health News

    Sexual Health News Sexually transmitted infections (STI), also referred to as sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and venereal diseases (VD), are infections that are commonly spread by sex, especially vaginal intercourse, anal sex or oral sex. Most STIs initially do not cause symptoms.   The articles below have been chosen for education and well-being related to STIs. More detailed information on […]

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Staying safe at Halloween

Don’t be Tricked this Halloween! The time has come for dressing up and getting down!!  Don’t forget there are lots of nasty gremlins out there that you don’t want to bring home.  Wearing a condom greatly reduces the chances of catching a sexually transmitted infection, so make sure you’re covered.  Condoms are an important part of a good healthy and […]

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Male Genitourinary Disorders: Blood in Semen

Blood in Semen If you do see blood in your semen don’t panic. Contact your haemophilia centre immediately for the best advice on treatment.   The presence of blood in the ejaculate is called haematospermia. It is usually a painless, benign, isolated, self-limiting symptom. Haematospermia     Blood in semen is not uncommon and can appear as either a brownish […]

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Male Genitourinary Disorders: Ejaculation Problems

  Ejaculation Problems Ejaculation disorders are uncommon but important causes of infertility. Several heterogeneous dysfunctions belong to this group and may be of either psychogenic or organic origin.   Guidelines on Disorders of Ejaculation       Ejaculation Problems Overview Clinical trials Ejaculation problems   Ejaculation problems are common sexual problems in men. The three main problems are: premature ejaculation  delayed […]

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Andrology: The Science of Men

  Andrology Andrology is the medical speciality that deals with male health, particularly relating to the problems of the male reproductive system and urological problems that are unique to men. It is also known as “the science of men”. It is the counterpart to gynaecology, which deals with medical issues which are specific to the female reproductive system. However, unlike gynaecology, which has a plethora of medical board certification programs […]

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Male Genitourinary Disorders: Prostatitis

Prostatitis Click on the name below for expert medical information & advice       Prostatitis is the name given to a set of symptoms which are thought to be caused by an infection or by inflammation of the prostate gland. Prostatitis is not a form of prostate cancer. It is also not the same as having an enlarged prostate. It’s a common […]

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Male Genitourinary Disorders: Priapism

Priapism Click on the name below for expert medical information & advice   Priapism is a prolonged erection of the penis. The persistent erection continues hours beyond or isn’t caused by sexual stimulation. Priapism is usually painful. Although priapism is an uncommon condition overall, it occurs commonly in certain groups, such as people who have sickle cell anemia. Prompt treatment […]

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Male Genitourinary Disorders: Penile fracture

Penile fracture & Trauma Click on the name below for expert medical information & advice   Traumatic penile injury can be due to multiple factors. Penile fracture, penile amputation, penetrating penile injuries, and penile soft tissue injuries are considered urologic emergencies and typically require surgical intervention. The goals of treatment for penile trauma are universal: preservation of penile length, erectile […]

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Male Genitourinary Disorders: Orchitis

Orchitis Click on the name below for expert medical information & advice   Inflammation of the testicle (orchitis) Orchitis is inflammation of one or both of a man’s testicles, usually caused by an infection such as mumps or chlamydia. Inflammation of the testicles can also be the result of epididymitis, an infection of the tube that carries semen out of the testicles. This is called epididymo-orchitis.   […]

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