B

Blood in semen

Anyone can experience blood in their semen, also called haematospermia (hee-ma-toh-sperm-ee-ah), at any time after puberty.

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D

Delayed ejaculation

If you’re having problems reaching orgasm, you might be experiencing delayed ejaculation. This can happen during masturbation or sex with a partner. It can mean that reaching orgasm takes a lot longer than you’d expect, or that it doesn’t happen at all.

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Diabetes and reproductive health

Diabetes is a condition where you have too much sugar (specifically, a sugar called glucose) in your blood.

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E

Erectile dysfunction

If you’re having difficulty getting or maintaining an erection, this is called erectile dysfunction. It’s not a disease, but a symptom of another problem, which might be physical, psychological, or a mixture of both.

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F

Foreskin problems and circumcision

The foreskin is a roll of skin that covers the end of the penis. When you’re born, the penis has a foreskin. People who have been circumcised have had their foreskin removed for cultural, religious, medical, or aesthetic reasons.

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Fractured penis

A fractured penis can happen when there’s too much force on an erect penis. Because there are no bones in the penis, you can’t have a broken penis the way you can have a broken arm.

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H

Hair loss and balding

Male pattern hair loss (also known as androgenetic alopecia) affects all men to some extent as  they get older. Your hairline might gradually recede at the temples, and the hair at the back of your head can get thinner.

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K

Keeping fit

There are many things you can do to keep healthy and prevent disease.

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Klinefelter syndrome

Klinefelter Syndrome (kline-fel-ter), also known as 47,XXY, is a genetic condition where you have an extra X chromosome. It’s congenital, which means that you’re born with it.

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L

Low sex drive

Low sex drive is the term used to describe a lack of interest in sex. Sexual desire, or sex drive, happens because of a combination of biological, personal and relationship factors.

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