Category: Mens Health

What is Hypospadias:

Hypospadias is a condition in which the external meatus or opening of the urethra is situated at some point on the undersurface of the penis or perineum. This is the commonest congenital malformation of the urethra.

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Causes of Cryptorchidism

Causes of un-descended testis or cryptorchidism are-

  • Abnormality of the gubernaculums testis (mesenchymal cells form a cord which extends from that part of the skin which later forms the scrotum)-gubernaculum plays a major role in descent of

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), as the name suggests, is benign (non cancerous) enlargement of prostate gland in men. Men above the age of 50 or 60 may suffer from this disorder. Prostate is a small walnut shaped gland located at …

Question: Since last 10 years I regularly masturbate. I am 42 years old and marriage life is disturbed. Does excessive masturbation more than 3 times a week causes erectile dysfunction? My height is 5’5’ and weight is 67 Kgs.


For every man, sexual potency is always a big issue. It is always expressed in superlatives: longest, hardest, stiffest is the best sexual performance. As such, a man will always find means to fulfill one’s sexual potency by making sure …

Question: My right side testicle is bigger than the left. I feel this is just 3 years before only. I don’t know how it happened. There is no pain and I fear to go to doctor. Please help.

Has …

Impotence or erectile dysfunction is the inability in men to have and maintain erection, sufficient for a sexual intercourse. For some men there are brief episodes of erectile dysfunction and for others it may become chronic. Though it may occur …


While the condition can be acquired as a result of chronic or acute inflammation of the lining of the prepuce, usually it is due to congenital narrowing of the prepuce orifice, often associated with an unduly long foreskin.


Epispadias is a congenital anomaly. In case of epispadias in men, the external urethral opening is situated on the dorsum of the penis.

Incidence of Epispadias

There are usually three Epispadias varieties that are found:

  1. Glandular Epispadias.
  2. Penile Epispadias.
  3. Total

Various types of kidney stones found and their composition are as follows:

  • Oxalate calculus (calcium oxalate)
  • Calculus (usually calcium phosphate)
  • Uric acid and urate calculi
  • Cystine calculi (cystine crystals)
  • Xanthine calculi
  • Indigo calculi

Oxalate stones (calcium oxalate)

  • Popularly known as

Etiological factors for kidney stones are as follows.

  • Dietetic factors: A deficiency of vitamin A causes a desquamation of epithelium. The cells form a nidus around which the stone is deposited. From a study of economic conditions in districts where

The person having benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) should be watched at the time of urination. The loss of projectile stream and dribbling of urine are good findings in favor of this diagnosis.

1. Examination of urine

The urine should be …

Exstrophy of bladder is also called as Ectopia Vesicae. This is a congenital abnormality in which there is incomplete development or absence of the infra-umbilical part of the anterior abdominal wall, associated with incomplete development of the anterior wall of …

What is Epididymitis Infection?

Inflammation of the epididymis is known as epididymitis. Epididymis is the region of coiled segment placed inside the scrotum at the backside of the testis. When the inflammation spreads to testis it is known as epididymo-orchitis.…

An un-descended testis is one which has failed to descend to the scrotum and is retained at any point along the normal path of its descent. Un-descended testis is more common on the right side (observed in 50% cases). It …

Alcoholism is a condition in which an individual gets addicted to and starts craving for regular consumption of alcohol. Alcohol becomes a part and parcel of an alcoholic’s daily intake and the amount of alcohol undertaken increases gradually with time.…

Causes of alcoholism:

Etiology or Causes of alcoholism:

There are several factors that have been pointed out.

  1. Genetic factors

    – In this cases of alcoholism the exact mode of inheritance is not known.

  2. Biochemical factors

    – Deficiency of or abnormalities

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or benign enlargement of prostate usually occurs in men over fifty years of age; most often between 60 and 70 years. Many men fear that an enlarged prostate is just a prelude of cancer, but it …