Most Common Sexually Transmitted Infections

Most Common Sexually Transmitted Infections 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 vague…

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Cryopreservation – Gamete preservation before chemotherapy

Cryopreservation – Gamete preservation before chemotherapy 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…

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Sperm Morphology – Measuring your sperm’s potential!

Sperm Morphology – Measuring your sperm’s potential! When asked to interpret a Semen Analysis, one of the commonest variables that create a lot of confusion is Sperm Morphology or the size and shape of sperm. Morphology is usually reported as a percentage of sperm that appear normal when tested during a Semen analysis. Scientifically, morphology…

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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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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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