Prostatitis - Prevention
Tips to help prevent male genital problems and injuries.
Prostatitis - Preparing For Your Appointment
A list of questions that will help your health care professional diagnose and treat Male Genital Problems and Injuries.
Prostatitis - Home Treatment
Home treatment measures can help relieve pain, swelling, and bruising and promote healing after a genital injury.
Spermatocele (Epididymal Cyst) - Topic Overview
What is low testosterone?Men who have low testosterone do not make enough of the male hormone called testosterone. This hormone allows men to produce sperm and to develop and keep normal physical male traits. Low testosterone is also called testosterone deficiency or hypogonadism. Low testosterone can lead to problems such as loss of sex drive, muscle weakness, erection problems, infertility, and weakened bones.What causes low testosterone?Many things can cause this problem, such as:Aging. It's normal for testosterone to decrease as you age. Injury to the testicles, or surgery or radiation treatment in the groin area.Certain medicines.Having a long-term medical condition, such as kidney or liver disease or obesity.Problems related to the pituitary gland or hypothalamus. Low testosterone also can be present at birth.A blood test is usually done to find out if you have low testosterone. If your doctor thinks low testosterone could be related to another medical problem, he or she may do
Low Testosterone and Sex Drive
Some men experience a low sex drive and erectile dysfunction because of declining testosterone levels. WebMD explains the connection between hormones and sex drive.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Other Treatment
Talk with your doctor about how herbal therapy may be used in addition to medical treatment for BPH.
Spermatocele (Epididymal Cyst) - Treatment Overview
Treatment for prostatitis usually begins with taking an antibiotic for several weeks.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Exams and Tests
Your health professional will first want to make sure that your urination problem is caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and not by something more severe.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Cause
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is probably a normal part of the aging process in men, caused by changes in hormone balance and cell - growth factors.
Men's Health Guide - Testicular Examination and Testicular Self-Examination (TSE)
Testicular examination and testicular self - examination (TSE) are two different methods to detect lumps or abnormalities of the testicles.