Blog articles on (Fe)male (In)Fertility & Sexual Health

Different HIV Tests – When to get tested for confirmed results?

“Out of 10 questions I get from my patients and the visitors of my website, 4 are related to catching a sexually transmitted infection because they had oral or protected or unprotected sex with an unfamiliar person” says Dr. Karthik Gunasekaran, one of Chennai’s popular sexually transmitted infection specialist at Metromale Clinic & Fertility Center, Chennai.

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PRP injection (P-Shot) – a solution for erectile dysfunction

PRP stands for Platelet Rich Plasma. P-shot (Priapus shot) involves taking PRP from your own blood and injecting it into the erectile tissue of your penis. This promotes repair of damaged tissues and helps in growing new tissues and in treating erectile dysfunction. PRP has up to 8 times more number of platelets compared to those present in normal blood.

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Klinefelter syndrome – xxy syndrome, symptoms and treatment

Klinefelter syndrome is a genetic anomaly where a boy is born with XXY chromosome instead of regular XY chromosome. Typically, a male carries XY chromosomes and a woman carries XX chromosomes. When these two combine, the resultant may be an XX or an XY that defines whether the offspring is a female or a male respectively. A person may not know about this condition until he has problem when trying to have a child. Klinefelter syndrome doesn’t have a cure but it is a treatable condition

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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

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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.

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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.

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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?

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