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Diabetes and male sexual health

Diabetes and male sexual health

What is diabetes, and why is it important for sexual health?

Diabetes is a condition characterized by elevated serum glucose, resulting from inadequate production of insulin or inappropriate response of the body to normal production of insulin.

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Alopecia – Male pattern hair loss

Alopecia – Male pattern hair loss

What is male pattern hair loss (androgenic alopecia)?

The most common types of hair loss in men are a receding hairline on the forehead and hair loss on the crown of the head. Typically, the hair loss affects only the scalp and occurs gradually…

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Living with testicular cancer

Living with testicular cancer

Testicular cancers are among the most common tumors in young men. At present, these tumors can be diagnosed quite early, and rapid intervention provides optimal prognosis.

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Coping with male infertility

Coping with male infertility

Infertility is a condition affecting up to 15% of couples of reproductive age; in about 50% of cases, a male factor can be involved. Infertility has a profound effect on the couple and can be an important source of distress for both men and women.

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Smoking and sexual health

Smoking and sexual health

Why is smoking bad for general health?

Tobacco use is considered bad for your health, and sexual health is no exception. On top of increased rates of lung cancer and other tumors, countless studies have demonstrated a significantly higher cardiovascular risk for smokers.

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Phimosis

Phimosis

What is Phimosis

Phimosis is the inability to retract the foreskin, the skin of the penis that covers the glans, so the loss of elasticity makes it challenging to bring the skin back from the foreskin and expose the glans…

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COVID-19 and Sex

COVID-19 and Sex

What is COVID-19?

COVID-19 is short for coronavirus disease 2019. It is an infectious respiratory disease caused by the virus severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), in the following referred to as coronavirus.

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Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia

What is gynaecomastia? Gynaecomastia is the enlargement of breast tissue in men. It is important to distinguish...

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Varicocele

Varicocele

What is varicocele? Varicocele is an abnormal enlargement of the network of small veins found in the spermatic cord of...

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Premature Ejaculation

Premature Ejaculation

What is premature ejaculation? Premature ejaculation is a condition in which ejaculation occurs sooner than desired....

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Male infertility

Male infertility

What is male infertility? Infertility is defined as the inability of a couple to achieve a spontaneous pregnancy...

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Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction

What is erectile dysfunction? Erectile dysfunction is defined as trouble getting and keeping an erection firm enough...

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