Penis Enlargement

Operations for penis enlargement are often promoted by cosmetic surgeons for men who believe that their penis is too small. Lengthening operations release the penis from its attachments to the pelvis to allow one or two centimetres of extra length. Claims that greater lengths can be obtained should be treated…

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Penis Prosthesis

Men who are unable to obtain an erection by other means can have an implant or prosthesis inserted into the penis. It consists of a pair of inflatable sausage shaped tubes that run the length of the penis, with a bulb and valve in the scrotum. The bulb is squeezed…

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Prostatectomy

A prostatectomy is an operation to remove all or part of the prostate gland, either through the urethra (penis urine tube), by an open operation or by minimally invasive robotic surgery.

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Wet Dream

Wet dreams (nocturnal emissions) are an involuntary ejaculation of semen by a man in response to an erotic dream. They are normal in all men after puberty, but the frequency slowly decreases with age.

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Vardenafil

Vardenafil (Levitra) is a medication used to treat impotence and erectile failure in men. It was introduced in the year 2003. A tablet of 10 mg. or 20 mg. is taken 30 to 60 minutes before sex is desired. Do not take Vardenafil if you are suffering from: significant heart…

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Vasectomy

A vasectomy is the procedure in which the vas deferens (sperm tubes) of a man are cut and tied or clipped in order to prevent him from fathering children. It is a simpler operation than the sterilisation (tubal ligation) of a woman and is growing in popularity as men increasingly…

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Vasectomy Reversal (Vasovasostomy)

The operation to reverse a vasectomy (cutting the vas deferens as a form of contraception) is called a vasovasostomy. About one in every 20 men who have a vasectomy request reversal. In a vasectomy the sperm duct between the testicle and the seminal vescicle (the vas deferens) on each side…

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Undescended Testicles

The migration of the testes from where they develop inside the abdomen to the scrotum occurs in 97% of boys by the time they are born, but the process may be delayed in premature babies. This is referred to as undescended testicles. If the testes remain hidden inside the abdomen…

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Urethral Syndrome

The urethral syndrome is an inflammation of the bladder or urethra (tube leading to the outside from the bladder) without any infection being present. It causes discomfort on passing urine and increased frequency of passing urine. Investigations on the urine are all negative. Urethral syndrome may be caused by minor injury…

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Urethritis

Urethritis is an infection of the urethra, which is the tube that leads from the bladder to the outside of the body in both men and women. The usual cause is a bacterial infection, which may be related to cystitis (usually women), non-specific urethritis (both sexes), or prostatitis (men only).…

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