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Should men be concerned about semen volume?

Many men worry that the amount of semen they ejaculate reflects on their masculinity. Some feel that if they ejaculate more semen, they will feel greater sexual pleasure, too.

What factors determine semen volume?

When a man reaches orgasm, he ejaculates fluid called semen. On average, men expel between 1.25 and 5.00 ml (1/4 of a teaspoon to 1 teaspoon) of semen each time they ejaculate. But this amount varies from man to man.

What is congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)?

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) refers to a group of congenital (present at birth) conditions caused by problems with the adrenal glands.

What does the term “intersex” mean?

The term “intersex” is used to describe disorders of sex development (DSDs) – situations in which a fetus develops differently from a typical male or female.

How soon can couples have sex again after a miscarriage?

Sex after miscarriage depends on the individual. A woman’s health care professional can give the best guidance on her personal situation.

Can thyroid problems contribute to erectile dysfunction (ED)?

Yes. Many men with thyroid problems have erectile dysfunction (ED).

Can exercise help with erectile dysfunction (ED)?

Yes. In addition to other health benefits, regular exercise can help men with their erections.

Should men with an enlarged prostate avoid certain medications?

Men with an enlarged prostate should not take medications that contain antihistamines or decongestants. These agents are often found in over-the-counter cold, sinus, and allergy medications.

What is orgasmic anhedonia/pleasure dissociative orgasmic dysfunction?

The word “anhedonia” refers to the inability to experience pleasure from an activity that is normally considered pleasurable. People with orgasmic anhedonia (also called pleasure dissociative orgasmic dysfunction or PDOD) are unable to feel pleasure when they climax.

Does consuming soy affect a man’s testosterone levels?

Does consuming soy affect a man’s testosterone levels?

No. Soy intake does not raise or lower a man’s testosterone levels.

What should men know about sex and urinary tract infections?

What should men know about sex and urinary tract infections?

The urinary tract is a group of organs responsible for processing urine. It includes:

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

Vaginal electrical stimulation (VES) is a treatment technique sometimes used in women’s pelvic floor physical therapy.


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