Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

From Choices in Health Viagra commercials proclaim, “This is the age of taking action.” We agree. But first a little background… Almost everyone knows that erectile dysfunction (ED) is a polite medical term for a man having trouble getting or keeping an erection. What most people don’t know is why. ED occurs for three reasons: […]

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Epididymitis & Testicular Pain

From choices.pc.net Epididymitis  causes scrotal and testicular pain due to an inflammation/infection of the epididymis: a tiny tube that connects each testicle to the body. The epididymis connects to the vas deferens, which travels up to the prostate, where it connects with the urethra. You can think of the epididymis as a sperm rookery — the place where […]

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Dyspareunia (painful intercourse)

From choicespc.com Dyspareunia produces pain during sexual intercourse that can be so severe that many women elect not to have sex rather than subject themselves to this level of agony. In men, dyspareunia shows up as pain at the moment of ejaculation or sometimes as testicular pain immediately after an ejaculation. Dyspareunia in men is sometimes […]

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Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome in Men

From choicespc.net The names given to the various forms of pelvic pathology can be confusing. There are many different conditions/diseases, and some of them have names that are often used interchangeably. In addition the distinctions between one condition/disease of the pelvis and another are often hard to separate  — hence the confusion. For example, the […]

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Bladder Stones

From choicespc.net In the upper urinary tract, kidney stones are frequently formed by dehydration. In the lower urinary tract, bladder stones are formed primarily from obstruction of the lower urinary tract. Any time bladder stones occur in men, lower urinary tract obstruction is the likely culprit. Chronically tight pelvic floor muscles, BPH (in men), urinary strictures, and various tumors are the […]

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