The Genital Surgery in Transmen decision aid (DA-GST) can help transmen assess their genital masculinization surgical options, a new Journal of Sexual Medicine study reports. Larger studies are still needed, the researchers said. But the DA-GST “helped transmen feel more prepared for their personal consult with [their] surgeon, reduced [decisional conflict], and increased their decisional […]
Injections of hyaluronic acid (HA) and polylactic acid (PLA) temporarily increased penile girth in men with small penis syndrome (SPS), according to a new Journal of Sexual Medicine study. The effects lasted for the study’s 24-week duration, and no study participants experienced serious adverse events, researchers said. Many participants reported decreased levels of psychological distress. […]
What do couples think of penile implants? Two- and 3-piece inflatable devices have higher satisfaction rates than malleable implants, scientists report. But each type has its advantages and disadvantages for patients to consider. Penile implantation is a “gold-standard” erectile dysfunction (ED) treatment for men who do not respond to (or can’t safely use) other therapies, […]
Men who are concerned about small penis size should be offered counseling before any medical interventions are considered, according to a new paper in Sexual Medicine Reviews. Penile extenders – traction devices that aim to lengthen the penis – might be an appropriate path for some, and injectables and surgery should be considered last resorts […]
Penis enlargement surgery can have serious complications, and men should be aware of them before undergoing any procedure, according to a recent Journal of Sexual Medicine study. Penis enlargement surgery aims to increase length and/or girth, often because the man is not satisfied with the size of his penis. Augmentation may involve injections of silicone, […]
A team of eleven U.S.-based surgeons is “optimistic” that the world’s first total penis and scrotum transplant recipient will regain both urinary and sexual function.