The scrotal sac, or scrotum, houses the testicles. Scrotal swelling is an enlargement of the scrotal sac.
Scrotal swelling can occur due to either:
- an injury or
- an underlying medical condition.
It may be caused by a buildup of fluid, inflammation, or an abnormal growth within the scrotum.
Erectile dysfunction is when a man cannot obtain or maintain an erection firm enough for sexual intercourse.
As men get older it may become more difficult for them to achieve and/or maintain an erection. This condition can be impacted by cancer treatment. Damage to the erectile nerves due to the effects of radiation therapy or during surgery may cause a temporary or permanent loss of erectile function.
Nerve sparing surgery exists that can lessen the impact on erectile function, however the suitability of such surgery depends on a number of factors including the stage and extent of the tumour.
Treatments for can include oral medications, injections, and implants. [MORE …]
Peyronie’s disease is a condition in which plaque or scar tissue is formed within the tunica albuginea of the penis.
This may cause problems such as curved and painful erections. [MORE…]
Voiding Dysfunction and worsening lower urinary tract symptoms are a common as males get older.
Voiding Dysfunction is often due to multiple aspects including: benign enlargement of the prostate; changes in the bladder; and changes in an individual’s hormonal signals and secretions the brain.
A vasectomy is considered a permanent method of birth control.
Vasectomy is a minor surgical procedure to block the tubes (vasa deferentia of a man) to prevent sperm from entering the seminal stream (ejaculate). [MORE …]
Testicular Cancer Checks
Although testicular cancer is rare, it is one of the most common cancers in men aged between 15 and 45 years. It is also one of the most curable cancers if found early.
Prostate Cancer Checks
As men get older the prostate gland grows and so the PSA is likely to rise. A high PSA may indicate some type of prostate disease.