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Male genital cancers

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Testicular Cancer (Seminoma of the Testicle) | myVMC

Seminoma of the Testicle is a type of testicular cancer which is usually confined to the testes and typically affects 30-34 year old men.

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Balanitis & balano-posthitis - ACD

Balanitis is inflammation of the glans penis (head) of the male penis, due to any cause.

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Testicular conditions

A number of conditions can affect the testicles (the male sex glands where sperm are made.)

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Undescended Testes (Cryptorchidism) | myVMC

Cryptorchidism refers to undescended testes. Usually the testes descend from the abdomen to the scrotum before or in the first year after birth.

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Priapism | myVMC

Priapism refers to penile erection which is sustained for six hours or more. It is most common in men who take erectile dysfunction medications.

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Balanitis :: SA Health

Balanitis is an inflammation of the glans (head) of the penis.

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Male reproductive health statistics | Andrology Australia

Male reproductivehealth statistics Male reproductive health disorders are disorders of the reproductive system such as testicular cancer, male infertility, prostate disease (including prostate cancer), erectile dysfunction and androgen deficiency.

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Genital herpes: 10 common myths - myDr.com.au

Find out the truth about some common myths surrounding genital herpes involving cervical cancer, condoms, cold sores and oral sex.

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Human papillomavirus (HPV)

HPV is a common virus that affects both females and males. It is highly contagious and can cause a variety of cancers and genital warts.

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Genital herpes

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) which shows as blisters or sores on the genitals. This is caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV).

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