Category Archives: Penis health

How to do a testicle self-exam.

Women are always being encouraged to do their breast self-exams and the embarrassment has all-but gone from the subject.  But what about a man’s crown jewels?  They can get lumps and bumps too, but who ever tells you how to … Continue reading

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How to get your sex partner to use a condom.

OK, hands up: who wants a reputation as the guy or girl who passed on a nasty disease?  No?  Well if embarrassment and discomfort aren’t your thing, then read this article. If abstaining from sex isn’t an option, then using … Continue reading

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Genital herpes. The facts you need to know.

Genital herpes is caused by a virus called the herpes simplex virus (HSV).  There are 2 types of HSV – HSV1, which normally causes sores in the mouth or hands and can cause genital herpes; and HSV2 which causes genital … Continue reading

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Syphilis. The facts you need.

Cases of gonorrhoea and syphilis are increasing every year all over the world.  That means that there’s much more chance of catching it if you have unprotected sex, and passing it on to someone else. In this article we’re going … Continue reading

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Gonorrhoea. The facts you need.

Gonorrhoea is another common sexually transmitted infection (STI).  It affects men and women but can be treated effectively. Here we’ll talk about the symptoms, treatment and prevention of gonorrhoea.

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Chlamydia – everything you need to know.

National statistics show that chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and the numbers of people with chlamydia are rising, especially in the under 25s. This is because many people don’t have symptoms and pass the … Continue reading

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What are the symptoms of Trichomonas in men?

Trichomonas, or ‘trich’, is one of the most treatable sexually transmitted infections (STIs).  Men and women get and give each other trich, and in this article we’ll look at the symptoms in men and treatment you need. For women who … Continue reading

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Genital warts. Everything you need to know.

There’s a lot of talk and a lot of worry about genital warts.  Do they lead to cervical cancer?  Do they mean my partner been unfaithful? Are they harmful?  In this article we’re going to answer these questions and more.

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Sudden and severe pain in the testicles. Testicular torsion.

Severe pain in the testicles is an urgent medical problem.  If the doctor diagnoses testicular torsion then you will need to have a (small) emergency operation to put the problem right. In this article we’re going to look at the … Continue reading

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Blood in the semen, pain in the penis and discharge from the penis. 3 worrying symptoms.

You can see from the picture below that the parts of a man’s reproductive organs are interconnected with tubes and tiny pipes. In this short article we’re going to look at the causes of 3 distressing symptoms: Blood in the … Continue reading

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