Male Genitourinary Disorders: Epispadias

Epispadias Click on the name below for expert medical information & advice   Epispadias is a rare congenital (present at birth) abnormality that involves the opening of the urethra (the tube from which urine exit the bladder). In boys with epispadias, the urethra opens in top of the penis rather than the tip. The space between this opening and tip […]

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Male Genitourinary Disorders: Epididymitis

Epididymitis Click on the name below for expert medical information & advice   At the back of each testicle is a coiled tube called the epididymis that stores and carries sperm. When this tube become inflamed (painful, warm and swollen), it’s known as epididymitis. The cause of epididymitis is usually an infection, and antibiotics may be needed. It might take several weeks for the symptoms to get […]

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Male Genitourinary Disorders: Cryptorchidism / Undescended testicles

Cryptorchidism /Undescended Testicles Click on the name below for expert medical information & advice   Undescended testicles are a common childhood condition where a boy’s testicles are not in their usual place in the scrotum. It’s estimated that about one in every 25 boys are born with undescended testicles. In most cases, no treatment is necessary, as the testicles will […]

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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: Balanitis

Balanitis Click on the name below for expert medical information & advice   Balanitis is an inflammation of the end of the penis (the glans). Often the foreskin is also inflamed at the same time as the glans. (The foreskin is the loose skin that covers the glans if you have not been circumcised.) Balanitis is common and it can occur […]

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The Male Anatomy: Reproductive System

The Male Anatomy: Reproductive System   Introduction In simple terms, reproduction is the process by which organisms create descendants. This miracle is a characteristic that all living things have in common and sets them apart from nonliving things. But even though the reproductive system is essential to keeping a species alive, it is not essential to keeping an individual alive. […]

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Stealthing: Rape & Sexual Assault

  Stealthing Stealthing is the act of deliberately removing a condom during sex without a partner’s consent and it is said to be increasingly common – yet unlike elsewhere, it’s not seen as a crime in the UK. This so called “sex trend” is not only a sexual assault but is also a public health nightmare.   “RAPE-ADJACENT”: IMAGINING LEGAL […]

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