Testes and Scrotum May 29, 2018

Symptoms of prostate cancer

What is the prostate? The prostate is a small gland found only in men, that is located between the bladder and the penis. It is about the size of a walnut but gets a little bigger after the male reaches 40 years of age. The function of the prostate is to produce a thick white […]

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Testes and Scrotum May 25, 2018

Symptoms of infertility in men

Infertility affects both men and women and it is important for both partners to be assessed. If after 12 months of unprotected sex you and your partner have failed to achieve pregnancy, you should see your GP for a semen analysis. There are a few symptoms of infertility in men, the most obvious symptom is […]

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Testes and Scrotum February 23, 2018

Why you have a low sperm count

Understanding Infertility in men Sperm motility refers to the movement of spermatozoa, or sperm, and is medically known as ‘asthenozoospermia’. Sperm motility can seriously affect infertility in men. This article will cover the causes of a low sperm count and also how to treat low sperm motility.    Why is sperm motile? During orgasm, millions […]

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Prostate February 16, 2015

Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Testing

Most men are worried about PSA test result particularly if it is raised; because the test is extensively used (or misused) to detect prostate cancer all over the world. In the UK it is not used as a screening tool as it is done in the USA. The internet is awash with information on prostate […]

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Testes and Scrotum September 29, 2014

Varicocele treatment

What is a Testicular Varicocele?   Testicular varicocele is the name given to the condition which affects the draining of the veins of the testis. Varicoceles occur when the pampiniform plexus (P.P.) veins become enlarged. The P.P. is a network of small veins in the spermatic cord. It is thought that these veins surround the […]

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Bladder May 29, 2014

Bladder Cancer (BC): Symptoms

Due to the contact between the growth in the bladder and urine, the most common symptom of bladder cancer is presence of blood in the urine also known in medical terms as haematuria. Even if blood appears only once, medical advice should still be sought as soon as possible. Sometimes bleeding may not be seen […]

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