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Penis problems

Penis problems can cause men to worry sometimes. Some of the concerns that men may have include blood in semen, penis care, penis irritation, penis swelling and injury and penis swelling or pain. Learn about these common penis problems and how they can be treated. If you remain concerned please see your doctor.

In most cases blood in the semen is not serious.

Blood in semen

Finding blood in your semen can be alarming but in most cases is not serious. It will generally pass within a few days without the need for treatment...

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Penis care

Learning how to care for your penis properly helps reduce the risk of developing some skin irritations or infection. Learn more about the best way to...

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Penis irritation

Penis irritation and inflammation can occur for several reasons. Learn more here about this condition, its treatment and how to prevent it.

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Penis swelling and injury

Your penis may become swollen or inflamed if injured. The following self-care advice will help you look after yourself and aid relief of the symptoms...

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Penis swelling or pain

If you have a penis swelling or pain caused by an injury, there are steps you can take to provide some relief and ease discomfort.

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Problems of the penis - a fact sheet | Andrology Australia

Penis lumps are common and should be checked by doctor. Priapism (persistent erection) should be treated immediately to avoid permanent damage.

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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

Read more on Andrology Australia website

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

Peyronie's disease - myDr.com.au

Peyronie’s disease is condition where a band of scar tissue forms in the penis, causing a pronounced bend or curve in the penis when it is erect. Peyronie’s disease can affect a man’s sex life. 

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What is after-dribble? Men Continence Foundation of Australia

After-dribble refers to the loss of a small amount of urine after emptying the bladder. It can be annoying and embarrassing and occurs when the urethra (the tube which carries urine from the bladder to the penis) is not completely emptied.

Read more on Continence Foundation of Australia website

Impotence treatments - myDr.com.au

If you have impotence (erectile dysfunction), the treatment your doctor recommends will depend on the severity of your symptoms and the underlying cause of your impotence.

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Trusted information on cicumcision for boys including circumcised vs uncircumcised, what the experts recommend, plus links to trusted resources.

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Whatever you may have called them when you were a little kid in your family or among your mates, your 'privates' (genitals) have other names used by doctors and other health professionals.

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Lichen sclerosus - ACD

Lichen sclerosus is a skin disease that mostly affects the genital region in children and adults of both sexes. Sometimes lichen sclerosus involves the skin around the anus in young girls and women.

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