Archive for the ‘Sexual Health’ Category

Jock Itch (Tinea Cruris) – The Groin Infection You Really Don’t Want

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

The common male complaint, Tinea cruris, is known by many colloquial pseudonyms including jock itch, crotch itch, crotch rot and even gym itch.

Video: How to Treat Phimosis Foreskin Tightness

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

What is phimosis?
Phimosis is a condition where the foreskin is tight over the glans (head of the penis) and cannot be pulled back or fully retracted. In most cases, the condition is congenital – i.e. it is a disorder existing from birth, but in some instances it can be the result of an infection.

Priapism – The Erection You Don’t Want

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

What is Priapism?
A sustained, an often painful, erection that lasts for over four hours is a condition known as priapism. The penis will remain erect even when all forms of sexual stimulation have been removed. There are, essentially, two forms of the condition:

Do you suffer from Peyronie’s Disease?

Monday, February 27th, 2012

What is Peyronie’s disease?
Despite Peyronie’s disease being relatively unknown, it is surprisingly common and is thought to affect around 5% of the male population. Peyronie’s disease usually appears as a hard lump or lesion (often referred to as a ‘plaque’) on either the upper or lower side of the penis in the layers which envelope erectile tissue. The disease normally affects middle aged men but it can occur at younger and older ages. There is also evidence to suggest that men with blood group A+ may be more susceptible to this condition.