Male reproductive system
The male reproductive system contains the external genitals and internal parts, including the prostate gland. Learn about how it works and what can go wrong,
Penis problems can cause men to worry sometimes. Here is helpful information about common penis issues and how they can be treated.
Prostate specific antigen (PSA) test
A prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test can be used to test for prostate cancer. It can also be used to monitor prostate cancer
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. Find out more about blood in sperm here.
Benign prostate hypertrophy
Benign prostatic hypertrophy is an enlargement of the prostate gland in males that commonly occurs as you get older. It is not cancerous.
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 care for your penis.
A prolonged erection occurs when blood in the penis becomes trapped and cannot circulate. This condition can be painful and can sometimes be caused by medicines used to treat erectile dysfunction. Learn more about prolonged erection here.
Testicular torsion is a condition that causes sudden, painful swelling in the scrotum. It needs emergency surgery. Learn about symptoms to look for.
Epididymitis is inflammation of the tube at the back of each testicle. Find out more about the symptoms and treatment of epididymitis here.
Penis injury, swelling or pain
Your penis may become swollen or inflamed if injured. Follow this self-care advice and find out how to relieve the symptoms.