The Urology Foundation - penis issues

15-18Jul2019

Ask The Expert - Around half of the population has a penis and whilst they are often the butt of jokes, they are rarely spoken about seriously. 

The reality is that a medical problem with a penis can be very traumatic for a man. To compound the problem, too many men would rather hide the problem than face the awkwardness of talking to a medical professional about it. When men do this, they run the risk of making the problem a lot worse. 

This clinic was an opportunity to anonymously ask any questions you might have about the health of your penis or that of your partner. Our experts, Mr Ben Ayres and Mr Vaibhav Modgil kindly answered all your queries and concerns that you had on problems with foreskins, erections, cancer, injuries, and much more on 18 July. The clinic is now closed but you can view the questions and answers here.

The Urology Foundation is the only UK charity committed to fighting all urological diseases and illnesses. To find out more about our work, click here

Medical Experts

  • Mr Ben Ayres

    Consultant Urological Surgeon

    Learn more
  • Mr Vaibhav Modgil

    Consultant Urological Surgeon and Andrologist

    Learn more

Latest talk on Ask the Expert

1

is this ED

I was sexually active with no history of ED. My wife broke virginity with me and now whenever we have sex exactly after her peri... nick8380, 30th Jul 2019

1

Vacuum Pump for ED

I suffer from ED following a radical robotic prostatectomy in 2016 and use a vacuum pump to obtain an erection. However, with th... Rob, 19th Jul 2019

1

MY PENIS SIZE.

Hello. I am desperate to increase my length and width of my Penis size. Mr Dr says " It is Normal" This is incorrec... 28gianni, 18th Jul 2019

2

Suffering from ED

I suffer from ED, cannot achieve an erection plus a loss of gland sensitivity. Is there anything that can be done to address the... Guest Posts, 18th Jul 2019

1

Brittle

Amongst numerous penis problems the most worrying is that on erection I believe the penis is brittle and if were ever to get int... nigelholl, 17th Jul 2019

1

Tight pelvis

Why does my penis disappear up into my groin, like a turtle? I'm a very fit endurance age group athlete, I'm 50, and struggle w... Guest Posts, 17th Jul 2019

1

Erections as you age

What is the physical reason for erections reducing in strength as we age and what can be done to combat it? Michael Guest Posts, 17th Jul 2019

1

Problem with circumcision results

Hi, In September last year after suffering balanitis then lichen schlerosus leadingto phimosis, I went to my local urology depa... jordanjanssen, 16th Jul 2019

1

Prostate health

To what extent does “ Use it or lose it “ apply to the Prostate and does regular ejaculation help to reduce the risk of Pros... Michael123, 16th Jul 2019

1

Peyronies disease

If you have been diagnosed with Peyronie's disease will it get worse in time, or will the curvature remain the same? curlytops, 16th Jul 2019

Go to this Ask the Expert forum