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Male genital cancers

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Balanitis & balano-posthitis - ACD

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

Read more on Australasian College of Dermatologists website

Testicular conditions

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

Read more on WA Health website

Undescended testicles - Better Health Channel

Undescended testicles means that one or both testicles are missing from the scrotum.

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Priapism - myDr.com.au

Priapism, a persistent erection not caused by sexual desire or stimulation,  is caused by problems with the nerves or blood vessels in the penis, which results in blood remaining trapped in the penis.

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Balanitis :: SA Health

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

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Testicle injuries and conditions - Better Health Channel

If you injure your testicles, always seek urgent medical advice.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Testes (testicles) - babies and children

The testes (or balls)are formed in the abdomen (belly) while the baby is in the womb and they normally descend (move down) into the scrotum towards the end of pregnancy

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

Peyronies Disease. Hardening of tissue in the penis | Andrology Australia

Peyronies disease is the hardening of tissue (fibrosis) in the penis. A lump or scar tissue (plaque) forms on the lining of the erectile tissue which holds m

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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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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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