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  • Jul 2019

    What to know about dry orgasms

    A dry orgasm, in which there is no ejaculation, may occur due to surgery, testosterone deficiency, nerve damage, or other causes. Learn more about dry orgasms here.

  • Jul 2019

    What to know about circumcised and uncircumcised penises

    Circumcision of the penis, or the removal of the foreskin, is not usually medically necessary. For many people, it is a choice. Whether or not it affects the level of sexual stimulation remains unclear. Learn more here.

  • Jul 2019

    Urine test can help diagnose aggressive prostate cancer

    New research introduces a diagnostic test for aggressive prostate cancer, which may help people 'avoid an unnecessary initial biopsy.'

  • Jul 2019

    How common is erectile dysfunction?

    Doctors know that erectile dysfunction is common, but calculating its exact prevalence is tough. A recent review has attempted to draw a clearer picture.

  • Jun 2019

    What to know about a cut on the penis

    The thin skin around the penis is prone to cuts and tears. Causes of a cut on the penis can include friction, scratching, and accidents. Symptoms of sexually transmitted infections can sometimes also resemble cuts. Learn more about the causes and treatment of a cut on the penis here.

  • Jun 2019

    What to know about friction burns on the penis

    Friction burns on the penis can cause red, swollen skin in the affected area. They can occur due to vigorous sexual activity or tight fitting clothing and may cause symptoms similar to those of a sexually transmitted infection. Learn more about penile friction burns, including how to treat and prevent them.

  • Jun 2019

    Colon cancer: Could yogurt prevent precancerous growths?

    A new study has found that men who eat yogurt regularly have a lower risk of abnormal growths in the bowel, or adenomas, which can precede colon cancer.

  • Jun 2019

    Women are better than men at remembering words and faces

    A new meta-analysis of over 600 studies has found that women are better than men at recalling certain types of memories, such as verbal information.

  • Jun 2019

    What causes penis skin to peel?

    Many factors can cause the skin on the penis to peel, including chafing, allergic reactions, skin conditions, and infections. Learn about the causes of penis skin peeling and how to treat it here.

  • Jun 2019

    New report shows overall cancer mortality on the decline

    A joint effort among various governmental bodies, the new 'Annual Report to the Nation' offers fresh insights on cancer incidence and mortality.

  • Jun 2019

    What to know about masturbation and testosterone

    Abstinence from masturbation and other forms of sexual activity may temporarily raise testosterone levels, but masturbation does not affect testosterone levels in the long term. Learn more here.

  • Jun 2019

    What can cause lower back and testicle pain?

    Lower back and testicle pain can indicate an underlying condition that requires medical attention. Possible causes include kidney stones, urinary tract infections (UTIs), and spinal problems. Learn more about the possible causes and when to see a doctor here.

  • Jun 2019

    What to know about precum and pregnancy

    It is possible to get pregnant from precum. Precum is a fluid that the penis releases before ejaculation. The fluid is a lubricant that may contain sperm. Learn more here.

  • May 2019

    What is 'morning wood,' and why does it happen?

    "Morning wood" refers to nocturnal penile tumescence, which involves waking up in the morning with an erection. This is a normal occurrence. Changes in how often it happens can signal a health condition that may need treatment from a doctor. Learn more here.

  • May 2019

    What to do about dry skin on the penis

    Dry skin on the penis may have a variety of causes, including unlubricated sex or masturbation, eczema, or psoriasis. Many home remedies, such as moisturizers, can help. Learn more here.

  • May 2019

    Different types of nipples

    There are many types of nipples, including puffy, hairy, protruding, and inverted. These types are based on appearance and come with no health risks. Learn more about types of nipples here.

  • May 2019

    'A Viagra-like drug could reverse heart failure'

    Research in sheep finds that a drug that doctors prescribe for the treatment of erectile dysfunction can effectively treat the effects of heart failure.

  • Apr 2019

    What causes watery semen, and does it affect fertility?

    Ejaculating multiple times per day, living with certain medical conditions, and having nutritional deficiencies can all cause watery semen. Watery semen may indicate a low sperm count, but it does not necessarily mean that a person is infertile. Learn more about the causes of watery semen here.

  • Apr 2019

    Signs and symptoms of colon cancer in men

    Many symptoms can indicate colon cancer in men, including bowel changes, weight loss, cramps, and bloody stool. However, these symptoms can also be due to other causes. Learn more about colon cancer symptoms and when to see a doctor here.

  • Apr 2019

    Is blue balls a real condition?

    Blue balls is the informal term for epididymal hypertension, which causes uncomfortable or aching testicles if a person is aroused but does not ejaculate. Learn more about the myths and facts here.

  • Apr 2019

    What causes a low libido?

    It is common for a person's libido to fluctuate throughout their life and according to their mood. However, a significant change in libido may be due to an underlying cause. Learn about low libido causes and how to treat them here.

  • Mar 2019

    What causes bloody urine in men?

    Seeing blood in the urine is a symptom of many underlying problems in males, including infections, an enlarged prostate, and kidney stones. Learn about the causes and their treatments here.

  • Mar 2019

    Normal sperm count: Everything you need to know

    A sperm count is part of a larger test called semen analysis. A doctor may test a person’s sperm count if they have fertility concerns. Learn about average, low, and high sperm counts here.

  • Mar 2019

    What causes pain in the testicles?

    A range of medical conditions can cause testicular pain, from infections to testicular torsion, a medical emergency. Learn about these and other causes of pain in the testicles here.

  • Mar 2019

    What are the early symptoms of cancer in men?

    Men have a higher risk of dying from cancer than women in the United States. However, recognizing the early signs can significantly improve a person’s outlook. Early symptoms of cancer in men can include changes in bowel habits, unexplained weight loss, testicular changes, and difficulties urinating. Learn more here.