Will syphilis keep coming back?
You can catch syphilis even if you have had it before, so regular sexual health check-ups are important if you are sexually active.
How are parasomnias diagnosed?
Your doctor will ask questions about behaviors that are disrupting your sleep in order to diagnose a parasomnia and understand how it is affecting your life. Often your sleep partner can provide usefu…
What is a testicular lump?
Lumps are common findings in the testicle or scrotal area that can be caused by swelling, fluid build-up, cysts, infection or inflammation. Most of the time, these lumps are not testicular cancer.
What is erectile dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction, also known as impotence, is the inability to achieve or maintain an erection to have sex. It is common for most men to encounter erectile dysfunction occasionally, but if it is o…
Can I still get genital warts if I have had the HPV vaccine?
The HPV vaccine only protects against two of the types of HPV that cause genital warts. It is still possible to get genital warts from other types of HPV.
How can I increase my chance of getting pregnant?
There are many different lifestyle factors and conditions that can affect a couple's ability to have children. It is well known that fertility declines naturally as we age. You may be able to increase…
Who performs circumcisions?
Circumcision is performed globally by medical professionals. In some cultures, traditional practitioners also perform circumcisions.
How common is carcinoid syndrome?
Carcinoid syndrome is estimated to affect around one in every 10 people with carcinoid tumors.
What is in vitro fertilization?
In vitro fertilization (IVF) is the process of fertilizing a woman's eggs with sperm outside the body in a laboratory. This involves collecting a woman's eggs following an induction of ovulation (see …
What is the difference between being overweight and obese?
The body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference are used to classify the weight of adults into healthy, overweight and obese. The BMI is calculated by dividing weight (in kilograms) by height (in me…