Premature Ejaculation - What is it ? When ejaculation is uncontrolled and happens before or shortly after sexual penetration with minimal stimulation, without wish of the person and partner. It is one of the most common sexual dysfunction in men. Causes of Premature Ejaculation / PE long interval [...]
Sexually Transmitted Infections / Diseases are common among the male population. The proportion of these infections continues to rise and increased awareness needs to be created to address the problem early. Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are notorious for being dismissed as flu or other general illnesses due to similar [...]
Neonatal circumcision is generally safe when done by an experienced practitioner. The most common acute complications are bleeding, infection and the removal of either too much or too little foreskin.
A big group of people in the reproductive age group are diagnosed with cancer or other such diseases. Oncological patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiotherapy run the risk of losing their reproductive potential. An important part of post chemotherapy in both men and women is to maximise quality of their life which includes their reproductive life.
Whenever news of Metromale Clinic and Fertility flashes in the newspaper, there are calls from well intentioned, endearing young men asking whether the clinic requires sperm donors. I am pleasantly surprised by these men and their motives often wondering whether there is a touch of altruism here (pun intended). To help matters or make matters worse, the Hindi movie 'Vicky Donor' was a rave adding fuel to fire.
The commonest curvature of the penis is the Congenital Penile Curvature which is present right from birth. This is usually caused by an asymmetric development of the covering sheath of the penis (corpora cavernosa). The curve is usually down( ventral). Sometimes the curve is so acute almost to about 90 degrees that young men find it impossible to have sex. This leads to a lot of psychological anxiety.
Morphology is usually reported as a percentage of sperm that appear normal when tested during a Semen analysis. Scientifically, morphology is one of the most predictive measures of fertility potential and therapeutic outcome.
Of late a lot has been spoken about the role of antioxidants and sperm numbers. Green tea was hyped up to the extent that my patients started filling their gym water bottles with green tea...
Obstructive Azoospermia is the complete absence of sperm in the ejaculate due to obstruction in the male reproductive tract. Though this number is close to 40%...
Relationship problems and psychogenic stress frequently contribute to Erectile Dysfunction and should be considered in men with acquired or situational ED. Pregnancy fears and the partners wish to conceive can be a factor..