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Urinary Incontinence in men – what are the types?

Urinary incontinence is described as a condition when urine leaks out involuntarily. Typically urine leaks out when a person coughs, sneezes, lifts weight, lays stress on the abdominal area.
Usually, in a healthy person, when the bladder is full, it sends a signal to the brain. The person then visits the restroom to urinate. The brain then informs the muscles around the bladder to put pressure on the bladder and the muscles around the prostate to relax so that the urine can flow out of the body

Painful Ejaculation (dysorgasmia/orgasmalgia) – what are the causes?

Painful Ejaculation (dysorgasmia/orgasmalgia) – what are the causes?

Painful Ejaculation, also called dysorgasmia or orgasmalgia refers to the pain in the penis or scrotum or in the perineum area during ejaculation. Occasional pain is common and most often you need not worry about it. But if the pain is persistent and hindering your sex life, you need to see a good sexologist in your city to figure out the root cause and get it treated.

Posthitis – Symptoms and Treatment

Posthitis – Symptoms and Treatment

Posthitis is inflammation of the foreskin. Foreskin is the thin layer of skin on the penis head/glans. Posthitis is most often caused due to bacterial or fungal infection. The cause of infection can be due to improper hygiene, having unprotected sex etc. Treatment for posthitis addresses the root cause of the problem after diagnosis by a qualified sexologist or urologist.

Semen colour is yellow – What does it indicate?

Semen colour is yellow – What does it indicate?

Semen is typically silvery white or ivory white in colour. Occasionally, the colour of semen changes and that may indicate some underlying condition that needs to be attended by an experienced sexologist. If you are interested in learning about the possible semen colours and what they indicate, you need to go through one of our earlier articles on Semen colour / Sperm colour – what does it indicate?

Prostatitis (Prostate Infection) – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Prostatitis (Prostate Infection) – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Prostatitis, also called prostate infection is one of prostate problems wherein the prostate and the surrounding area gets inflamed. Prostate gland sits right below the bladder. The urethra that carries urine (and seminal fluids) runs through the middle of the prostate gland till the tip of the penis. When the prostate gland is inflamed, the most common symptom is problem urinating. However, some men may not see any symptoms due to prostatitis.

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) – Enlarged Prostate, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) – Enlarged Prostate, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

BPH is the enlargement of the prostate gland which is caused due to overgrowth of the cells inside the prostate. When the prostate grows in size, it squeezes the urethra passing through it resulting in problems with urination and ejaculation. BPH is not the same as prostate cancer but can affect one’s quality of life with urination and other problems.

Prostate Cancer – Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Prostate Cancer – Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Prostate cancer is a form of cancer that develops inside the prostate gland. Prostate cancer is found to be the one of leading organs of cancer in large Indian cities such as Chennai, Delhi, Kolkatta, Bangalore and Mumbai. These cells can be benign (non cancerous) or cancerous. If the cells are non cancerous, they don’t cause any threat to life of the person. Such cells once removed usually don’t return / grow back.

Benefits of Holmium YAG Laser in circumcision compared to conventional circumcision

Benefits of Holmium YAG Laser in circumcision compared to conventional circumcision

As per a study conducted in 2020, where laser circumcision was performed on 40 teenagers to young adults, following were the observations that were made:The average time of surgery was significantly less when laser was used in circumcision. The estimated blood loss was very less compared to conventional circumcision. Post operative complications were very minimal.

More on Prone Masturbation (Traumatic Masturbatory Syndrome)

More on Prone Masturbation (Traumatic Masturbatory Syndrome)

Prone masturbation can simply be explained as a position of masturbation where a man lies face down on his chest masturbates. During this process, the person applies pressure on the erect penis for more pleasure. The pressure can be given either by pressing his hip to the bed/pillow under him or by pressing or even squeezing the penis with his palms very hard.

Infertility Treatment for Men & Women – Questions to ask your gynecologist

Infertility Treatment for Men & Women – Questions to ask your gynecologist

One must note that problem of infertility doesn’t always lie with the woman. In 40% of the cases, the man can be infertile and in some cases, both of them may be infertile. When you are planning to see a doctor to have a baby of your own, there are few things you need to ask your gynecologist/doctor and know.

Penis Health – Problems and possible treatments

Penis Health / Penile Health – How to maintain your penis in good health?

Most of you would be aware of normal hygiene and some tips about how to maintain your general health. Similarly, there are some important things to do to maintain your penis in good health. Good health of penis not only includes you being free from sexually transmitted infections or penile cancer but also what you do to avoid Erectile Dysfunction, if you are able to urinate comfortably and completely, staying fertile for longer etc.

Penis Health – Problems and possible treatments

Penis Health / Penile Health – Problems and possible treatments

Just like all other organs in the body, penis is also one important organ in a man’s body. Unfortunately, not many treat that as a grey area and some don’t even care to take enough and proper care of penis health. If a man is able to pee properly, have erections and perform sex doesn’t necessarily mean that all is well with it. Penis too needs regular check up and care to keep your body in good health.

What causes retrograde ejaculation?

Testicular Pain – pain in testicles/scrotum – Causes

Testicular pain may be chronic or sharp; may be felt in one or both the testicles depending on the cause. There are several reasons that can lead to pain in testicles including testicular torsion, epididymitis, orchitis, injury or trauma, inguinal hernia, growth of lumps or tumors, kidney stones etc. Even a mild testicular pain should not be ignored because sometimes, that may be indicating a severe underlying cause that needs to be treated. Ignoring testicular pain can lead to surgical intervention or removal of testicles.

British Man breaks penis ‘vertically’ – first person in the world to encounter such penile fracture

British Man breaks penis ‘vertically’ – first person in the world to encounter such penile fracture

Well, the doctors say that he “buckled against his partner’s perineum”. May be he was pushing it hard against his partner’s perineum? He will be right person to explain in detail we guess. Perineum is the area between the penis/vagina and the anus of a person. It has several nerve endings and stimulating the area by rubbing and massaging may make your partner feel good, sometimes even better than actual penetrative sex.

Male Infertility – What are the tests done to diagnose male infertility?

Male Infertility – What are the tests done to diagnose male infertility?

When you are trying to become a father with your female partner but failing, remember that in 40% of the cases, the problem exists with male, 40% of the times with female and in rest 20% of the cases, the issue lies in both the partners as per statistical data. As a man, especially in India, the first thing you should do is to stop blaming the woman for not able to bear a child. Secondly, put your woman through infertility testing after your sexologist determines that you are perfectly fertile and good in sexual health.

Semen Analysis – What you should know

Semen Analysis – What you should know

If you are not able to get your female partner pregnant for quite sometime now and if you want to get tested for any possible problems, the first thing most sexologists would ask for is a ‘Semen Analysis’ test to check the count of sperms, shape of the sperms and if they are able to move well in the semen. This gives your doctor a good picture about the problem and he/she will be able to treat you accordingly.

Scrotal Swelling – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Scrotal Swelling – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Scrotal swelling is the swelling of scrotum (the sack/bag that holds your balls). Reasons can be many from a harmless cyst to cancerous tumor. If you have persistent pain and see any kind of swelling, don’t delay; see a good sex specialist immediately. After a physical examination, your doctor may ask for imaging or biopsy to determine/confirm the actual cause and treat accordingly. Treatment of scrotal swelling may be as simple as a prescription or may even require a surgery.

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Home Remedies to Treat Premature Ejaculation

Premature Ejaculation is quick and uncontrolled ejaculation in less than a minute after intercourse. Apart from psychological problems, deficiency of some minerals in the body such as zinc, magnesium can also cause PE. Eating more nuts, fruits, spinach, trying stop and start techniques, squeeze techniques along with numbing sprays and climax delaying condoms can improve the ejaculation time.

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Excuse me Sir, Ma’m , I have to pee or go “su su”

“Excuse me Sir, Ma’m, I have to pee or go ‘su su’ ” – remember the days when you used to raise your little finger and ask your teacher that you want to go to the toilet in the middle of the class? Some teachers would allow and some would ask you to wait until it’s time for recess. Have you ever thought if holding your pee (su su) is good or bad; how much urine you can hold and for how long? What happens if you hold your urine for long? Read on to find out some interesting facts about holding your pee.

How to increase sperm count naturally?

How to increase sperm count naturally?

Quit smoking, alcohol and drugs. Expose yourself to sunlight. Maintain healthy body weight if you are obese or over weight. Consume Fenugreek and Ashwagandha. Avoid medicines that affect your sperm count or cause low libido/erection problems. Increase good fat intake and reduce saturated fats. Avoid soy and estrogen rich foods. Eat enough amounts of folate, zinc and magnesium. Avoid living in industrial or polluted areas.

Does diabetes cause Erectile Dysfunction?

Does diabetes cause Erectile Dysfunction?

1) Increase in sugar levels in the blood is called diabetes. Occasional spike in blood sugar levels is ok if it is due to the food taken but if the higher levels are continuous, you will be diagnosed with diabetes.
(2) Type 1 and Type 2 are two types of diabetes out of which Type 2 is more prevalent. (3) Diabetes damages nerves and blood vessels resulting in erectile dysfunction. (4) Control your blood sugar levels with the tips provided in this article to be sexually functional