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  • Mar 2018

    Are random erections normal?

    Erections, or boners, can happen at any time and without stimulation. Males of all ages can experience random erections, often first thing in the morning. They may be caused by daily changes in testosterone levels. Here, we talk about the causes and management of random erections, and links with erectile dysfunction.

  • Mar 2018

    What causes an enlarged clitoris?

    An enlarged or swollen clitoris is usually caused by normal sexual arousal. Otherwise, a hormone imbalance or medical condition such as PCO may be responsible. Medically, this is called clitoromegaly. In this article, learn more about causes of an enlarged clitoris in adults and children, and when to seek treatment.

  • Mar 2018

    What are the white spots on my foreskin?

    Learn about the many causes of white spots on the penis and foreskin. These pimples can be harmless or the results of infections, sometimes sexually transmitted. Find out about the other symptoms that can affect the foreskin, as well as what treatments there are to get rid of white spots on the foreskin.

  • Mar 2018

    Why are there white bumps on my penis?

    There are many causes for white bumps on the penis, including whiteheads and Fordyce spots. Learn how to identify these bumps, their causes, and treatments.

  • Mar 2018

    Is it normal to have differently sized testicles?

    Most men have asymmetrical testicles. Find out what is normal, what causes enlarged testicles, and how to check for testicular abnormalities.

  • Mar 2018

    How deep is a vagina? What to know

    Just as woman can have different sized breasts, hands, and feet, the depth of vaginas also varies. Learn about the average depth in this article.

  • Mar 2018

    Common allergy drugs may harm testicular function

    Antihistamines are a class of drugs commonly used to treat allergies. A new study, however, suggests that they could impair men's testicular function.

  • Feb 2018

    What causes a tilted uterus?

    A look at tilted uterus, a condition where the uterus is tipped backward. Included is detail on symptoms, fertility, and how it is diagnosed.

  • Feb 2018

    Drinking soda daily may harm your fertility

    Researchers have uncovered a link between conception and soda: drinking it daily could harm your chances of becoming pregnant. This goes for men and women.

  • Feb 2018

    What happens during a testicular ultrasound?

    Learn all about testicular ultrasound and its uses. This article explains the procedure, what to expect, and how to prepare for your scan.

  • Feb 2018

    What is a bicornuate uterus?

    A look at bicornuate uterus, a condition where the uterus is shaped like a heart. Included is detail on how it is diagnosed, and when to see a doctor.

  • Jan 2018

    The 10 best period tracking apps

    If you want to become an expert on when your next period is due or become more body aware, period tracking apps can help you. Here are the best 10 apps.

  • Jan 2018

    Salpingo-oophorectomy: Preparation, side effects, and recovery

    A salpingo-oophorectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the ovaries and fallopian tubes. Learn more about the types of surgery and length of recovery.

  • Jan 2018

    How does a short luteal phase affect fertility?

    In this article, we take a look at short luteal phases, also known as luteal phase defects. We examine the symptoms, causes, and treatment options.

  • Jan 2018

    Hydrosalpinx: Symptoms, fertility, and treatment

    Hydrosalpinx is the name for a condition where a woman's fallopian tube becomes blocked with fluid. Learn about how it affects fertility.

  • Jan 2018

    Toxic substance may yield male birth control pill

    Researchers reveal how a modified form of a plant-derived compound once used as a poison could be a viable candidate for a male birth control pill.

  • Jan 2018

    Is acetaminophen really safe in pregnancy?

    More than two thirds of pregnant women take acetaminophen at some stage during their pregnancy. New research supports claims that this may be harmful.

  • Jan 2018

    How to get rid of an unwanted erection

    Having several erections a day is healthy for many men, but there are some situations in which a man may not wish to be erect. Learn more.

  • Dec 2017

    What you should know about hysteroscopy

    A look at hysteroscopy, a procedure used to diagnose and treat problems of the uterus. Included is detail on recovery time and possible side effects.

  • Dec 2017

    Causes and treatment of ovary pain

    The ovaries are located on either side of the lower pelvis. Learn about the possible causes of ovary pain, including cysts and endometriosis.

  • Dec 2017

    What you should know about retrograde ejaculation

    A look at retrograde ejaculation, which is when semen travels into the bladder. Included is detail on when to see a doctor and preventing the condition.

  • Dec 2017

    What you need to know about menopause and pregnancy

    In this article, we look at the links between menopause and pregnancy. Included is detail on whether you can get pregnant during menopause.

  • Dec 2017

    What you should know about non-hormonal birth control

    A look at non-hormonal birth control, contraception that does not rely on hormones. Included is detail on barrier methods and permanent solutions.

  • Nov 2017

    How does sperm motility affect fertility?

    Sperm motility refers to the ability of the sperm to move efficiently. We look at how this impacts fertility, and what can be done to improve low motility.

  • Nov 2017

    What to know about monophasic birth control

    Learn about the monophasic birth control pill, a form of contraception. This article examines its uses, benefits, and possible side effects.