Q&A

Anejaculation

Are there options for men with anejaculation who would like to father biological children?

How is anejaculation treated?

What causes anejaculation?

What is anejaculation?

BPH

What is BPH?

How is BPH diagnosed?

How is BPH treated?

Does having an enlarged prostate (BPH) affect sexual performance?

Is an enlarged prostate associated with a higher risk of prostate cancer?

What is water vapor thermal therapy and what is it used for?

Should men with an enlarged prostate avoid certain medications?

What is a prostatic urethral lift procedure?

What is prostatic artery embolization (PAE) for BPH?

What are some common minimally-invasive procedures used to treat BPH/LUTS

What are some common surgical procedures used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)/lower urin

Does surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) affect a man’s sexual function?

Can an enlarged prostate be treated with a stent?

Is BPH the same as prostate cancer?

Delayed Ejaculation

What are the most common ejaculatory dysfunctions?

How long should sex last?

What is anorgasmia and how does anorgasmia affect men?

What causes anorgasmia in men?

How is anorgasmia treated?

What is delayed ejaculation?

Erectile Dysfunction

What is erectile dysfunction?

What causes ED?

What are some of the treatments for ED?

Do vitamin D levels have any impact on a man’s erections?

Can consuming soft drinks lead to erectile dysfunction (ED)?

Can a man develop erectile dysfunction (ED) after a prostate biopsy?

Should men stop taking erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs before having surgery?

Are certain foods helpful in addressing erectile dysfunction (ED)?

What are the six modifiable risk factors for ED for men with ischemic heart disease?

Can drugs for erectile dysfunction (ED) increase a man’s risk for prostate cancer recurrence?

How does ADT affect sexual health?

Is there a link between erectile dysfunction (ED) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)?

Do drugs for erectile dysfunction (ED) cause melanoma?

Can smoking affect a man’s erections?

Will a man develop sexual difficulties after a pelvic fracture?

Is there a potential connection between erectile dysfunction (ED) and dementia?

Can gout affect sexual health and performance?

Is sexual dysfunction common among male partners of infertile couples during the fertile period?

Can increasing caffeine intake help with erectile dysfunction (ED)?

What is a penile plethysmograph?

Can thyroid problems contribute to erectile dysfunction (ED)?

Can exercise help with erectile dysfunction (ED)?

What should heart patients know about medications and sex?

Will medications for erectile dysfunction (ED) enhance sexual performance for men without ED?

Can medication for erectile dysfunction shorten a man’s refractory period?

What recent research has been conducted on shockwave therapy for treatment of erectile dysfunction?

What is a constriction ring? Why should one be used with caution?

How might Peyronie’s disease cause erectile dysfunction?

Is there any relationship between penile curvature in men with Peyronie’s disease and ED?

What is penile ultrasound?

What is nocturnal penile tumescence (NPT)?

What is the nocturnal penile tumescence (NPT) test?

What types of drugs have general sexual side effects?

What can patients do about sexual side effects from medications?

What is shockwave therapy and how might it help men with erectile dysfunction?

What are condom-associated erection problems (CAEP)?

Is there a link between COPD and erectile dysfunction (ED)?

Is erectile dysfunction (ED) common in men under age 40?

What is the link between erectile dysfunction (ED) and coronary artery disease?

How does erectile dysfunction (ED) affect partners?

How important are partners in the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED)?

How does erectile dysfunction (ED) affect a man’s self-esteem?

Can obstructive sleep apnea lead to erectile dysfunction (ED)?

Can treatment for obstructive sleep apnea improve a man’s ability to have erections?

What kinds of sexual problems might cancer patients face?

How many men give up on erectile dysfunction (ED) medications? Why?

Why is it important to follow erectile dysfunction (ED) treatment instructions?

Is there a relationship between partners’ sexual functioning?

What is a penile rehabilitation program (PRP)?

What does a penile rehabilitation program (PRP) involve?

How successful are penile rehabilitation programs (PRPs)?

Is it safe to buy erection-enhancing drugs over the internet?

How can you tell if a medication is counterfeit?

Can testosterone replacement therapy help men with erectile dysfunction (ED) and low testosterone?

Can stents help men with erectile dysfunction?

What lifestyle changes can men make to improve their erectile function?

What is priapism?

What causes priapism?

How common is priapism?

How is priapism treated?

Why is priapism an emergency?

What are some effects of sustained pornography use?

Is there a link between psoriasis and male sexual dysfunction?

What is the link between erectile dysfunction and gum disease?

Is there a connection between an overactive thyroid gland and erectile dysfunction (ED)?

What kinds of pills are used to treat erectile dysfunction?

What are some side effects of erectile dysfunction drugs?

How do pills for erectile dysfunction work?

Is it safe to use herbal supplements and over-the-counter products to treat erectile dysfunction?

Who shouldn’t take erectile dysfunction drugs?

How can diabetic men prevent or control erectile dysfunction?

How does diabetes lead to erectile dysfunction?

How common is erectile dysfunction among men with diabetes?

Can marijuana affect erectile function, ejaculation, and orgasm?

What is the connection between NSAIDs and erectile dysfunction (ED)?

Why does it appear that men who take NSAIDs regularly are more likely to have ED?

Should men stop taking NSAIDs?

Can erectile dysfunction (ED) be a symptom of other medical conditions?

Female Sexual Health

How many women have sexual problems?

What is sexual arousal disorder?

What is dyspareunia?

How common is sexual dysfunction among adolescents?

How is lichen sclerosus diagnosed and treated?

What causes lichen sclerosus?

What is lichen sclerosus and whom does it affect?

What happens during sex therapy?

How does one find a sex therapist?

What are sex therapists? What do they do?

Can the vagina tighten over time?

What is “edging” and why might it be employed?

Is oxytocin recommended for treatment of female sexual dysfunction?

How can diabetes affect a woman’s sex life?

Can a woman’s lipid profile affect her sexual health?

What is a vaginal pessary and how does it affect sexual health?

Can weight-loss surgery also improve patients’ sex lives?

Is anal sex common?

What is the “normal” frequency of masturbation?

What is postcoital dysphoria (“post-sex blues”)?

Could switching antidepressants help sexual dysfunction?

Which sex positions are best for people with low back pain?

What is clitorodynia (clitoral pain)?

What is the “normal” frequency of sex?

How long should sex last?

What is gender reassignment surgery?

What are some of the health risks of Addyi?

What are some side effects of Addyi?

Will Addyi be available outside the United States?

What is Addyi?

Can gout affect sexual health and performance?

How might treatment for gynecologic cancer affect a woman’s sex life?

What is flibanserin and how does it work?

Can inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) affect a person’s sex life?

Is there such a thing as female premature orgasm?

What is congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)?

What does the term “intersex” mean?

How soon can couples have sex again after a miscarriage?

Does method of childbirth affect sexual function later?

What is orgasmic anhedonia/pleasure dissociative orgasmic dysfunction?

Can yoga improve sexual function?

How might circumcision affect a partner’s sexual pleasure?

Can allergies to personal care items affect one’s sex life?

What is vaginal electrical stimulation (VES) and what is it used for?

Is it safe for heart patients to have sex?

What should heart patients know about medications and sex?

What are paraphilias?

What is a prolactinoma and how can it affect a person’s sexual function?

How common are various sexual fantasies?

What are some causes of sexual pain for women?

Why might a woman have her ovaries removed?

Can ovary removal have effects on sexual health/functioning?

Do women ejaculate?

Do women have wet dreams?

Can exposure to certain chemicals affect sexual health?

What is genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM)?

How is genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) treated?

What are aromatase inhibitors? Do they cause sexual problems for women?

Why do some breastfeeding women experience pain during sex?

What is a tilted uterus how might it affect a woman sexually?

What are uterine fibroids?

How might uterine fibroids affect a woman’s sex life?

What should women know about sex and urinary tract infections (UTIs)?

How might multiple sclerosis affect a person sexually?

What is the difference between transsexual and transgender?

What types of drugs have general sexual side effects?

What can patients do about sexual side effects from medications?

Does clitoral size affect sexual functioning and pleasure?

What medications might lower a person’s libido?

Can medication for erectile dysfunction (ED) help women with menstrual cramps?

What are some of the physical complications of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?

What are some of the psychological and emotional complications of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?

What is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?

How is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) treated?

Do hormones influence women’s sexual behavior?

What are some tips for using condoms correctly?

What does “sex positive” mean?

What is pelvic floor physical therapy?

What are vaginal dilators?

What factors might affect a pregnant woman’s sexual function?

Is there a connection between testosterone and dementia?

What is provoked vestibulodynia (PVD)?

How is provoked vestibulodynia (PVD) treated?

What are some common sexual side effects of oral contraceptives (birth control pills)?

What should a woman do if she thinks oral contraceptives are causing sexual problems?

What is sex like for a woman who has been treated for vaginal agenesis?

What are some of the psychological and emotional effects of vaginal agenesis?

Is a girl born with vaginal agenesis still a female?

How successful is treatment for vaginal agenesis?

What are disorders of sex development (DSDs)?

What causes disorders of sex development (DSDs)?

What is vaginal agenesis/Mayer–Rokitansky–Küster–Hauser syndrome?

How is vaginal agenesis/Mayer–Rokitansky–Küster–Hauser syndrome treated?

Can women who have been treated for Mayer–Rokitansky–Küster–Hauser syndrome have children?

Can a person with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) have sex regularly?

How might an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) affect a person’s sex life?

What is bacterial vaginosis?

How is bacterial vaginosis treated?

What are possible complications for bacterial vaginosis?

What is the refractory period?

HSDD

What is HSDD?

Is oxytocin recommended for treatment of female sexual dysfunction?

What are some of the health risks of Addyi?

What are some side effects of Addyi?

Will Addyi be available outside the United States?

What is Addyi?

What is flibanserin and how does it work?

What types of drugs have general sexual side effects?

What can patients do about sexual side effects from medications?

How is HSDD treated?

How is HSDD diagnosed?

How do relationship problems cause HSDD?

What causes HSDD?

What are Lybrido and Lybridos?

What is the Decreased Sexual Desire Screener (DSDS)?

What kinds of questions are on the Decreased Sexual Desire Screener (DSDS)?

What happens after the DSDS?

Low Testosterone

What is low testosterone?

What happens when a man has low testosterone?

How is low testosterone diagnosed?

How is low testosterone treated?

Does consuming soy affect a man’s testosterone levels?

Can exposure to certain chemicals affect sexual health?

Can a man’s testosterone levels affect his immune system?

Is there a connection between testosterone and dementia?

Can testosterone replacement therapy help men with type 2 diabetes?

Can prescription medications affect testosterone levels?

Can testosterone replacement therapy help men with erectile dysfunction (ED) and low testosterone?

Is there a link between obesity and low testosterone in men?

Why does obesity lead to low testosterone?

What can obese men do if they have low testosterone?

Can testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) make a man infertile?

What are some benefits of testosterone therapy?

What are some side effects of testosterone therapy?

What are some of the risks of testosterone therapy?

What kind of follow-up is needed for a man on testosterone therapy?

What is the connection between low testosterone and osteoporosis?

Male Sexual Health

Does having an enlarged prostate (BPH) affect sexual performance?

How common is sexual dysfunction among adolescents?

How is lichen sclerosus diagnosed and treated?

What causes lichen sclerosus?

What is lichen sclerosus and whom does it affect?

What happens during sex therapy?

How does one find a sex therapist?

What are sex therapists? What do they do?

How is acute bacterial prostatitis treated?

How is acute bacterial prostatitis diagnosed?

What is acute bacterial prostatitis? What are its symptoms?

What is “edging” and why might it be employed?

Does sexual orientation alter sexual recovery following prostate cancer?

Should men stop taking erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs before having surgery?

Are certain foods helpful in addressing erectile dysfunction (ED)?

What can be done about a man’s lower libido?

Do men suffer from low libido?

What is a dry orgasm?

How does ADT affect sexual health?

What is androgen deprivation therapy (ADT)?

What is climacturia?

What are the most common ejaculatory dysfunctions?

Can weight-loss surgery also improve patients’ sex lives?

Is anal sex common?

What is the “normal” frequency of masturbation?

What is postcoital dysphoria (“post-sex blues”)?

Could switching antidepressants help sexual dysfunction?

Is there a link between erectile dysfunction (ED) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)?

Which sex positions are best for people with low back pain?

What is the “normal” frequency of sex?

How long should sex last?

What is gender reassignment surgery?

Do drugs for erectile dysfunction (ED) cause melanoma?

Can smoking affect a man’s erections?

Will a man develop sexual difficulties after a pelvic fracture?

Is there a potential connection between erectile dysfunction (ED) and dementia?

Can gout affect sexual health and performance?

Is sexual dysfunction common among male partners of infertile couples during the fertile period?

Can inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) affect a person’s sex life?

What is a hidden/buried penis?

Should men be concerned about semen volume?

What factors determine semen volume?

What is congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)?

What does the term “intersex” mean?

Does resveratrol reduce prostate volume?

Can thyroid problems contribute to erectile dysfunction (ED)?

What is orgasmic anhedonia/pleasure dissociative orgasmic dysfunction?

Can yoga improve sexual function?

How might circumcision affect a partner’s sexual pleasure?

Does consuming soy affect a man’s testosterone levels?

Can allergies to personal care items affect one’s sex life?

What should men know about sex and urinary tract infections?

Is it safe for heart patients to have sex?

What should heart patients know about medications and sex?

What are paraphilias?

What is a prolactinoma and how can it affect a person’s sexual function?

How common are various sexual fantasies?

Will medications for erectile dysfunction (ED) enhance sexual performance for men without ED?

Can medication for erectile dysfunction shorten a man’s refractory period?

Can exposure to certain chemicals affect sexual health?

What is hematospermia?

What is penile ultrasound?

How might multiple sclerosis affect a person sexually?

What is the difference between transsexual and transgender?

What types of drugs have general sexual side effects?

What can patients do about sexual side effects from medications?

How is penile cancer treated?

How might penile cancer – and its treatment – affect a man’s sex life?

What is penile cancer?

What are risk factors for penile cancer?

What are the signs and symptoms of penile cancer?

How might removal of one or both testicles affect a man’s sex life?

Why might a man need to have one or both testicles removed?

What medications might lower a person’s libido?

What are some common minimally-invasive procedures used to treat BPH/LUTS

Does surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) affect a man’s sexual function?

What is penis captivus?

How is a fractured penis treated?

What is a penis fracture?

Can a man do exercises to loosen a tight foreskin?

Can a man’s testosterone levels affect his immune system?

What is the foreskin?

How common is circumcision around the world?

Does circumcision affect sexual function or pleasure?

What medical conditions can affect the foreskin?

How should an uncircumcised man wash his penis?

What are condom-associated erection problems (CAEP)?

What are some tips for using condoms correctly?

What does “sex positive” mean?

What is hyperprolactinemia and how does it affect male sexual health?

What is pelvic floor physical therapy?

Can an enlarged prostate be treated with a stent?

Is there a connection between testosterone and dementia?

What is phimosis?

How is phimosis treated?

What are disorders of sex development (DSDs)?

What causes disorders of sex development (DSDs)?

Can a person with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) have sex regularly?

How might an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) affect a person’s sex life?

What is chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS)?

Penile Prosthesis

When should a man consider a prosthesis?

What is a penile prosthesis?

Generally, how satisfied are men with their penile implants?

Can the pump of a penile implant get “stuck”?

Does a penile prosthesis (implant) affect the size of the penis?

Is penile implant surgery safe for men who take anticoagulants?

What if I don’t like the implant? Can the operation be reversed?

Will sex still feel the same with a prosthesis?

What is the satisfaction rate for penile prostheses?

Can the prosthesis wear out?

What is the implant procedure like?

What are some of the drawbacks of a penile prosthesis? Can the device malfunction?

What types of prostheses are available?

Penile Surgery

Is penile surgery common?

How might circumcision affect a partner’s sexual pleasure?

What is penile ultrasound?

How is penile cancer treated?

How might penile cancer – and its treatment – affect a man’s sex life?

How might removal of one or both testicles affect a man’s sex life?

Why might a man need to have one or both testicles removed?

What is phimosis?

How is phimosis treated?

Is penile implant surgery safe for men who take anticoagulants?

What are some benefits of circumcision?

What are some potential complications of circumcision?

What is the American Academy of Pediatrics stance on circumcision?

Why might an adult male be circumcised?

What are some of the risks of penile surgery?

Is penile surgery always necessary?

Why might a man have surgery on his penis?

Penis Enlargement

What is penis enlargment?

Are there non-surgical methods for increasing penis size?

What are some complications of penis enlargement surgery?

How is the penis widened?

How is the penis lengthened?

Why might a man consider penis enlargement?

Peyronie's Disease

What is Peyronie’s disease?

How do plaques cause the penis to bend?

What causes the plaques?

Where are the plaques located?

How is Peyronie’s disease treated?

How might Peyronie’s disease affect a man’s partner?

Are there personal health risk factors associated with Peyronie’s disease?

How might Peyronie’s disease cause erectile dysfunction?

Is there any relationship between penile curvature in men with Peyronie’s disease and ED?

What surgical treatments are available for Peyronie’s disease?

What are some nonsurgical treatments for Peyronie’s disease?

How is Peyronie’s disease diagnosed?

Are any new treatments for Peyronie’s disease being developed?

Peyronie’s Disease and Grafts: What is a graft?

How can grafts help men with Peyronie’s disease?

Where might graft material for Peyronie’s disease procedures come from?

Which men are good candidates for a graft procedure for Peyronie’s disease?

What are some complications of a graft procedure for Peyronie’s disease?

What is the connection between Peyronie’s disease and Dupuytren’s contracture?

Premature Ejaculation

What is premature ejaculation?

What causes PE?

How is PE diagnosed?

How is PE treated?

What are the most common ejaculatory dysfunctions?

How long should sex last?

Can dapoxetine and tramadol be used to treat premature ejaculation (PE)?

Can medications for erectile dysfunction (ED) help men with premature ejaculation?

How might erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs help with premature ejaculation?

What research has been done on erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs and premature ejaculation treatment?

Prostate Cancer

What is prostate cancer?

Is an enlarged prostate associated with a higher risk of prostate cancer?

Can a man develop erectile dysfunction (ED) after a prostate biopsy?

Does sexual orientation alter sexual recovery following prostate cancer?

Can drugs for erectile dysfunction (ED) increase a man’s risk for prostate cancer recurrence?

How does ADT affect sexual health?

What is androgen deprivation therapy (ADT)?

What is robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP)?

What are Kegel exercises?

Why might men benefit from Kegel exercises?

How do men do Kegel exercises?

What are the symptoms of prostate cancer?

What are the risk factors for prostate cancer?

How is prostate cancer diagnosed?

How is prostate cancer treated?

Retrograde Ejaculation

What is retrograde ejaculation?

What is a dry orgasm?

What are the most common ejaculatory dysfunctions?

Does surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) affect a man’s sexual function?

How is retrograde ejaculation diagnosed?

What causes retrograde ejaculation?

How does a man know if he has retrograde ejaculation?

What happens to the semen that goes into the bladder?

How is retrograde ejaculation treated?

How does retrograde ejaculation happen?

Sexual Dysfunction

Does having an enlarged prostate (BPH) affect sexual performance?

How common is sexual dysfunction among adolescents?

What is lichen sclerosus and whom does it affect?

What happens during sex therapy?

How does one find a sex therapist?

What are sex therapists? What do they do?

What is a dry orgasm?

How can diabetes affect a woman’s sex life?

Can a woman’s lipid profile affect her sexual health?

How does ADT affect sexual health?

What is androgen deprivation therapy (ADT)?

What are the most common ejaculatory dysfunctions?

Can weight-loss surgery also improve patients’ sex lives?

What is postcoital dysphoria (“post-sex blues”)?

Could switching antidepressants help sexual dysfunction?

What is clitorodynia (clitoral pain)?

How might treatment for gynecologic cancer affect a woman’s sex life?

Can inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) affect a person’s sex life?

What is a hidden/buried penis?

Is there such a thing as female premature orgasm?

What does the term “intersex” mean?

Does resveratrol reduce prostate volume?

Does method of childbirth affect sexual function later?

What is orgasmic anhedonia/pleasure dissociative orgasmic dysfunction?

Can allergies to personal care items affect one’s sex life?

What is vaginal electrical stimulation (VES) and what is it used for?

What are paraphilias?

What causes paraphilias?

How common are paraphilias?

Will medications for erectile dysfunction (ED) enhance sexual performance for men without ED?

Why might a woman have her ovaries removed?

Can ovary removal have effects on sexual health/functioning?

What are aromatase inhibitors? Do they cause sexual problems for women?

What is a tilted uterus how might it affect a woman sexually?

What is sexsomnia?

How is sexsomnia treated?

What medications might lower a person’s libido?

What are some common minimally-invasive procedures used to treat BPH/LUTS

Does surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) affect a man’s sexual function?

What is penis captivus?

What are some of the physical complications of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?

What are some of the psychological and emotional complications of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?

What is hyperprolactinemia and how does it affect male sexual health?

What is pelvic floor physical therapy?

What are vaginal dilators?

What is complete androgen insensitivity syndrome (CAIS)?

How does complete androgen insensitivity syndrome (CAIS) affect sexual wellness?

What are disorders of sex development (DSDs)?

What causes disorders of sex development (DSDs)?

What kinds of sexual problems are caused by endometriosis?

What can women with endometriosis do to improve their sexual relationships?

What are genital warts?

How are genital warts treated?

How might genital warts affect a person’s sex life?

How can genital warts be prevented?

What are sex headaches?

How can sex headaches be prevented?

Can medication help men who have problems with ejaculation and orgasm?

What kinds of sexual problems might cancer patients face?

What are some of the physical changes that may affect sexual health as people age?

What are some social sexual health concerns for people as they get older?

How might epilepsy affect sexual relationships?

What can be done to help people with epilepsy who want to have sex?

What are some effects of sustained pornography use?

What can be done to help someone who has a problem with pornography?

Is there a link between psoriasis and male sexual dysfunction?

How does psoriasis affect sexuality?

What happens when psoriasis occurs on the genitals?

How does rheumatoid arthritis affect sexual function?

How common are sexual problems among people with rheumatoid arthritis?

What can people with arthritis do to make sex easier and more enjoyable?

Can sex relieve the pain of arthritis?

Spinal Cord Injury

Why might spinal cord injuries affect sexual health?

Can people with spinal instrumentation have satisfying sex lives?

Can men with spinal cord injury ejaculate through masturbation?

Can men with spinal cord injury ejaculate during sexual intercourse?

What are some artificial methods of ejaculation?

What is autonomic dysreflexia?

What are common sexual problems for women with spinal cord injury?

How does spinal cord injury affect a man’s fertility?

What are common sexual problems for men with spinal cord injury?