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  1. FAQ - Balanitis FAQs


    Painful, sore and itchy, balanitis is not nice but can be treated easily. What is it? An unpleasant, irritating but seldom serious inflammation of the head of the penis. What are the main symptoms? The head of your penis (glans) is inflamed — red, sore an ... More

  2. FAQ - Phimosis FAQs


    A tight foreskin can be extremely painful but it can be treated- often without surgery. Phimosis What is it? An unusually tight foreskin that cannot be drawn back from the head of the penis. What are the main symptoms? You cannot retract the foreskin to e ... More

  3. FAQ - Hypospadias FAQs


    If you're not peeing out the end of your penis you may have undiagnosed hypospadias. It can be treated. What is it? A congenital (i.e. present at birth) defect in which the opening of the urethra isn't at its normal place at the end of the penis ... More

  4. FAQ - Masturbation FAQs


    Bashing the bishop, spanking the monkey, jerking off- whatever you like to call it masturbation is a normal part of life. What is masturbation? It is rubbing your genitals- in your case, your penis- for sexual pleasure. Most men masturbate and, despite wh ... More

  5. FAQ - Penile Cancer FAQs


    Penis cancer is very rare. What is it? Just about every man's worst nightmare. What are the main symptoms? A lesion (lump) on the penis, which may look like a wart or spot; occasionally the lesion may be painful. A painless sore on the penis. Pain an ... More

  6. FAQ - Sperm FAQs


    We all came from one and we produce millions every day but what are sperm? I know the little wrigglers make babies but how? Well, it's quite a feat- a 300,000,000 to 1 shot. Sperm are tadpole-shaped and about 0.05mm long. From puberty onwards, at lea ... More

  7. FAQ - Testosterone FAQs


    Testosterone plays a role in much of men's health- from hair to muscle, prostates to sex. Is testosterone made in the testicles? Yes. Testosterone is the most important of the male hormones. (The ovaries produce it in lower levels in women.) It is re ... More

  8. FAQ - Testicles FAQs


    How's it hanging? Every man should know how to check his balls. What are testicles? Testicles are where sperm and testosterone are made in the body. It's pretty much what makes a man a man as testosterone gives us hair on our chests as well as c ... More

  9. FAQ - Erections FAQs


    Getting it up shouldn't get you down. Here's everything you need to know about erections. Straight up. What causes an erection? Well, whatever turns you on basically but the science is this: erections occur when the small muscles in your penis, ... More

  10. FAQ - Erectile Dysfunction FAQs


    Not being able to get an erection is called Erectile Dysfunction (ED). It is common and in most cases can be treated. What is it? The persistent or recurrent inability to achieve or maintain an erection good enough to complete your chosen sexual activity ... More