A couple of decades ago, when I started my practice, the question ‘How to get pregnant” would have been a funny one. There were not many infertile couples and almost 95% of them made babies naturally without the help of any doctor. But today, 40% of couples are not able to make babies naturally and need some kind of assistance from a doctor.
If the lymph nodes are swollen, understand that your body is fighting an infection but may not be with much success. The infection could be due to an injury, STI, UTI or airborne like Corona. In some cases, even a simple fungal infection like jock itch can cause lymph nodes in the groin to swell.
ESWT, Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy is a method approved by the FDA to treat certain injuries. The handheld part of the ESWT machine delivers low intensity shock waves that help in repairing the erectile tissue and also the blood vessels. The energy delivered through the device also helps in repairing the blood vessels running into the penis shaft.
Jock itch, also known as Tinea Cruris is a fungal infection of the skin that is usually seen in moist areas of the body. Tinea cruris belongs to a category of fungi called Tinea. This fungus is already present on the skin, hair and nails of the body.
Buried penis is a condition wherein the penis gets buried in the surrounding tissue/skin. Buried penis is common in infants and small kids but can be seen in adults too. Buried penis can be caused due to the defect in the penile suspensory ligamentous system or overgrown abdomen fat or the scrotum.