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Finasteride and the risk of sexual dysfunction: results from a large UK patient database

A possible side effect of 5-α reductase inhibitors is sexual dysfunction and some men, particularly those being treated for alopecia, report that sexual dysfunction continues after the withdrawal of treatment. However, there is little robust evidence to quantify the risk … Continue reading

Posted in Erectile dysfunction, Men's health, Prostate disease, Research and Evaluation, Sexual health |

Psychosocial factors in sexual dysfunction affecting fertility

Men with no known medical factors may experience difficulty with conception due to erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, or delayed ejaculation. A recent review article published in Fertility & Sterility reviewed the psychosocial aspects of these disorders as these may be … Continue reading

Posted in Erectile dysfunction, Fertility, Sexual health |

Penile cancer: long-term outcomes of treatment

Penile cancer is rare, so researching the long-term outcomes of treatment can be difficult. A recently published study examined data from over a 10-year period to report contemporary treatment outcomes of penile squamous cell carcinoma.

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Penis and testes fact sheets updated

Andrology Australia has a catalogue of fact sheets on a wide range of male health topics, and recently we updated three fact sheets about the penis and testes.

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Premature ejaculation: what do men think about why it happens?

A recent study of men with premature ejaculation found that men overwhelmingly attributed their quick ejaculation to their own lack of control.

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Sexual dysfunction a significant problem in young men

Findings of a recent study suggest that premature ejaculation and erectile dysfunction are significant problems among young men aged 18-25 years.

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Do young men feel comfortable discussing their sexual health with a GP?

A recent study found that young men are comfortable with their doctor providing sexual health information, but they feel unable to bring it up themselves.

Posted in Adolescent and Young Adult Males, Reproductive health, Research and Evaluation, Sexual health |

Teenage boys always talk about sex, don’t they?

A highly vulnerable but frequently overlooked group at risk of sexually transmitted infections is young, often teenage, boys. Associate Professor Meredith Temple-Smith considers some important factors for health professionals when discussing sexual health with younger men.

Posted in Adolescent and Young Adult Males, Sexual health |

Discussing sexual health with younger men

Sexual health should be raised by male GPs in consultations with young men whenever possible and appropriate. GPs should offer sexual health education to young men rather than trying to assess their knowledge during a brief intervention.

Posted in Adolescent and Young Adult Males, Primary health care, Sexual health |

Premature ejaculation fact sheet updated

Andrology Australia's fact sheet on premature ejaculation has recently been updated.

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