Penis Size – Does it matter?

In an internet survey of more than 50,000 men and women, men who rated their penis as large had significantly more positive views about their body and the attractiveness of their face than did other men. However, the funny side was that a higher percentage of women were satisfied with their partner’s penis size than the percentage of men who were satisfied with their own penis size (84% vs. 55%)

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Epidydymal Sperm Aspiration – MESA

Epidydymal Sperm Aspiration – MESA 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%, the number of people having unreconstructable Azoospermia is also quite significant. This is helped by the ICSI procedure with advanced techniques like Microsurgical Epidydymal…

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Psychogenic Erectile Dysfunction – A myth or reality?

Psychogenic Erectile Dysfunction – A myth or reality? It would surprise the regular guy if I told him that till the first half of the 20thcentury, the Etiology of Erectile Dysfunction (ED) was primarily attributed to a variety of Psychogenic reasons. Our current understanding of both organic and psychological factors was not always the popular…

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Sperm Mapping in Unobstructive Azoospermia

Sperm Mapping in Unobstructive Azoospermia What is Sperm Mapping and how does it help? Sperm Mapping or extended FNA mapping (done in Unobstructive Azoospermia cases) is a minimally invasive day care technique that helps in identifying the location of the sperm. This technique was popularized by Paul Turek, MD of the Turek clinic in USA.…

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Mindfulness for Sexual Problems

Mindfulness for Sexual Problems When couples or individuals present to the clinic with sexual dysfunction, after biopsychosocial assessment, sometimes along with medication psychosexual therapy may be advocated. An important tool that is employed by the treating physician could be mindfulness. What is Mindfulness? When an individual thinks about sensations and responds to thoughts about the sensations…

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What is Peyronie’s Disease?

What is Peyronie’s Disease? Peyronie’s disease is a connective tissue disorder affecting the penis. It mainly affects the fibrous sheath covering the penis, namely the tunica albuginea. Sometimes it can affect the vascular cylinders which carry the blood, the septum of the corpora cavernosa. Cause of peyronie’s disease: The cause of Peyronie’s disease still remains…

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Penile Fracture

A penile fracture is a rare albeit troublesome sexual urologic emergency. I say ‘sexual’ as that is the most common cause is aggressive sexual intercourse. Usually a history of woman on top riding position is emphasized, though often times, the history is very vague due to the covert nature of the sexual activity which may involve an extramarital affair. Masturbation may very rarely be responsible

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Psychosexual therapy for Sexual problems in couples

Psychosexual therapy for Sexual problems in couples Psychosexual therapy though employing many aspects used in mental health differs from it by incorporating specific techniques aimed at targeting men and women with sexual dysfunctions. As Leiblum eloquently quotes “sex therapy is not a cookbook exercise” and hence involved multiple variables which control patient care. Events that…

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The Story of Chan and Shmi- A Non Consummated marriage

When I was going through the blues brooding over India’s exit at the world cup in my office, my phone rang. It was Nalini, my effervescent secretary/nurse informing me about the arrival of Chan and Shmi, the couple who had been undergoing sex therapy at the clinic over the past 6 weeks. I could see them in the waiting hall through my CCTV. They were not their usual glum selves. Here they were with a basket of fruits and beaming from ear to ear. I needed that adrenaline shot to pep up my foul mood. I COULDN’T WAIT.

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