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When should you talk to your doctor about penis changes as you age?

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Changes in your sex organs and sexuality are a normal part of aging. Talk to your doctor if age-related changes are affecting your life and relationships. Effective treatment is available.

From: How Does Your Penis Change as You Age? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Kidshealth.org: “Male Reproductive System.”

Mayo Clinic: “Can testosterone therapy promote youth and vitality?” “Hydrocele.”

Abraham Morgentaler, MD, director and founder, Men’s Health Boston; author, , Henry Holt and Co., 2013. The Truth About Men and Sex

Irwin Goldstein, MD, director, sexual medicine, Alvarado Hospital; director, San Diego Sexual Medicine.

University of Rochester: “Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (Blood).”

Mayo Clinic: “Test ID: SHBG.”

Sexual Medicine Society of North America: “A Man’s Penis Changes with Age.”

UpToDate: “Peyronie's disease: Diagnosis and medical management.”

Journal of Electron Microscopy Technique : “Ultrastructure of the aging human testis.”

Harvard Health Publications: “Hormone replacement, the male version.”

OrthoInfo:”Effects of Aging.”

Urology : “Penile sensitivity in men: a composite of recent findings.”

Archives of Sexual Behavior : “Aging and sexual function in men.”

Urologic Nursing : “Erectile Dysfunction in the Older Adult Male.”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on February 28, 2017

SOURCES:

Kidshealth.org: “Male Reproductive System.”

Mayo Clinic: “Can testosterone therapy promote youth and vitality?” “Hydrocele.”

Abraham Morgentaler, MD, director and founder, Men’s Health Boston; author, , Henry Holt and Co., 2013. The Truth About Men and Sex

Irwin Goldstein, MD, director, sexual medicine, Alvarado Hospital; director, San Diego Sexual Medicine.

University of Rochester: “Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (Blood).”

Mayo Clinic: “Test ID: SHBG.”

Sexual Medicine Society of North America: “A Man’s Penis Changes with Age.”

UpToDate: “Peyronie's disease: Diagnosis and medical management.”

Journal of Electron Microscopy Technique : “Ultrastructure of the aging human testis.”

Harvard Health Publications: “Hormone replacement, the male version.”

OrthoInfo:”Effects of Aging.”

Urology : “Penile sensitivity in men: a composite of recent findings.”

Archives of Sexual Behavior : “Aging and sexual function in men.”

Urologic Nursing : “Erectile Dysfunction in the Older Adult Male.”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on February 28, 2017

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