Penis problems can cause men to worry sometimes. Here is helpful information about common penis issues and how they can be treated.
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.
Penis irritation and inflammation can occur for several reasons. Learn more here about this condition, its treatment and how to prevent it.
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.
Balanitis is when the head of the penis becomes inflamed, making the skin it red and itchy. Learn more about its causes, treatments and prevention.
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.
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.
Thrush is an infection with a fungus. It is also known as a yeast infection. The fungus, called Candida, occurs naturally in the body, particularly in warm, moist areas like the vagina, penis, groin and mouth.
A vasectomy is a permanent form of contraception. This surgical procedure prevents your sperm from leaving your penis when you ejaculate. Read more about the vasectomy procedure and what to expect if you chose to have one.
Circumcision is a surgical operation that removes some skin or tissue from the genitals of a boy or girl. All forms of female circumcision are illegal in Australia.