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    Retrograde ejaculation: Dry Orgasm

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    Undescended testicle

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    An undescended testicle (cryptorchidism) is a testicle that hasn't moved into its proper position in the bag of skin hanging below the penis (scrotum) before

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    testosterone therapy help increase sex drive in women

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    Research shows that the hormone testosterone improves sex drive — as well as other sexual problems — in certain women with sexual dysfunction. But the long-term

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    loss of sex drive normal as a man gets older

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    Healthy sperm: Improving your fertility

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    Health issues for gay men and men who have sex with men

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    All men face certain health risks. However, gay men and men who have sex with men have some specific health concerns. Although your individual risks are

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    Teens and sex: Protecting your teen's sexual health

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    Penis-enlargement products: Do they work?

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    Ads for penis-enlargement products and procedures are everywhere. A plethora of pumps, pills, weights, exercises and surgeries claim to increase the length and width of

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    Penis health: Identify and prevent problems

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    It's best to discuss any concerns about chemotherapy and sex with your doctor, who's familiar with your individual situation. In general, however, it's usually OK

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    Discolored semen: What does it mean?

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    Semen is normally a whitish-gray color. It's usually quite thick after ejaculation, but liquefies within 30 minutes. Changes in the appearance of semen might be temporary

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    High blood pressure often has no signs or symptoms. But the impact on your sex life may be obvious. Although sexual activity is unlikely to

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