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Epididymitis

Epididymitis causes an inflamed and painful testicle. You should see a doctor straight away for treatment. Read our trusted partner pages to find out more.

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Varicocele

A varicocele is a swelling of veins next to a testicle. Usually, it’s harmless, but if you are in pain or having fertility problems, treatment can help.

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Testicular torsion

Testicular torsion is a condition that causes sudden, painful swelling in the scrotum. It needs emergency surgery. Learn about symptoms to look for.

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Undescended testicles

Undescended testicles refers to one or both testes missing from the scrotum. Treatment, if needed, is important to prevent future health problems.

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Male sexual problems

Nearly one in two Australian men have experienced a sexual difficulty, which can include a sexual act, from foreplay through to attaining or maintaining an erection, and also ejaculation. Any man can be affected, whether he is straight, gay, bisexual or transgender.

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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.

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Male groin - irritation and infection

Groin irritation can be painful and annoying. The different causes can include friction, reactions to soaps, skin conditions, infection and sweat build-up. Learn more here.

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Male infertility

Information about male infertility from our information partners, including articles about symptoms, causes and treatment options.

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Male genital cancers

Information about male genital cancers from our information partners.

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Infertility

Infertility is usually defined as not being able to get pregnant. A broader view of infertility includes not being able to carry a pregnancy to term.

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