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Penis disorders (male reproductive problems) include priapism, Peyronie's disease, balanitis, phimosis, paraphimosis, and penile cancer. Read on for causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. These disorders can affect a man's fertility and sexual functioning. A variety of treatments are available for these disorders.

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    • Erectile Dysfunction (ED, Impotence) Erectile dysfunction (ED, impotence) is the failure to achieve or maintain an erection. There are many potential underlying...learn more »
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      Erectile Dysfunction (ED, Impotence) Article
      • Erectile dysfunction (impotence) facts
      • What is erectile dysfunction (ED)?
      • What are erectile dysfunction symptoms and signs?
      • What is normal penis anatomy?
      • How common is erectile dysfunction?
      • How does erection occur?
      • How is erection sustained?
      • What are erectile dysfunction risk factors?
      • What causes erectile dysfunction?
      • How is erectile dysfunction diagnosed?
      • What drugs treat erectile dysfunction?
      • What is the treatment for erectile dysfunction?
      • Oral phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors
      • Sildenafil (Viagra)
      • Vardenafil (Levitra)
      • Tadalafil (Cialis)
      • Avanafil (Stendra)
      • What are intracavernosal injections?
      • What are intraurethral suppositories?
      • How effective is testosterone in treating erectile dysfunction?
      • Can a penis pump (vacuum device) help erectile dysfunction?
      • Can low testosterone level be replaced?
      • What about psychological therapy for erectile dysfunction?
      • Surgery for erectile dysfunction
      • Can over-the-counter (OTC) and/or natural or home remedies treat erectile dysfunction?
      • Is it possible to prevent erectile dysfunction?
      • What is the prognosis for erectile dysfunction?
      • What research is being done for erectile dysfunction?
    • Gangrene Gangrene may result when blood flow to a tissue is lost or not adequate to keep the tissue alive. There are two types of...learn more »
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      Gangrene Article
      • Gangrene facts
      • What is gangrene?
      • What is the difference between wet and dry gangrene?
      • What causes gangrene?
      • What are gangrene symptoms and signs?
      • How is gangrene diagnosed?
      • How is gangrene treated?
      • How can gangrene be prevented?
      • What is the prognosis (outlook) for a patient with gangrene?
    • Phimosis (Paraphimosis, Penis Disorders) Phimosis and paraphimosis are penis disorders. Phimosis is a condition where the foreskin cannot retract behind the glans in...learn more »
      In This Article
      Phimosis (Paraphimosis, Penis Disorders) Article
      • Phimosis facts
      • What causes phimosis?
      • What are the symptoms of phimosis?
      • How is phimosis diagnosed?
      • How is phimosis treated?
      • What is the definition of paraphimosis?
      • What causes paraphimosis?
      • What are the symptoms of paraphimosis?
      • How is paraphimosis diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment of paraphimosis?
      • Can phimosis and paraphimosis be prevented?
      • What is the prognosis for phimosis and paraphimosis?
    • Penis Cancer Signs and symptoms of penile cancer include a lump on the penis and redness, irritation, or a sore on the penis. Risk of penis...learn more »
      In This Article
      Penis Cancer Article
      • Penis cancer facts*
      • What is cancer of the penis?
      • What are causes and risk factors for penis cancer?
      • What are symptoms and signs of penis cancer?
      • How is penile cancer diagnosed?
      • What factors affect prognosis and treatment of penile cancer?
      • How is staging of penile cancer determined?
      • What is the treatment for penis cancer?
      • What are treatment options by stage?
      • Where can I get more information about penis cancer?
    • Balanitis (Penis Disorder) Balantis is a condition in which the skin of the head of the penis becomes inflamed. If the foreskin is also inflamed, it is...learn more »
      In This Article
      Balanitis (Penis Disorder) Article
      • What is balanitis?
      • What causes balanitis?
      • What are the symptoms of balanitis?
      • How is balanitis diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for balanitis?
      • Over-the-counter remedies for balanitis
      • Medications for balanitis
      • Can balanitis be prevented?
      • What is the prognosis for balanitis?
    • Peyronie's Disease (Curvature of the Penis) Peyronie's disease or curvature of the penis (Peyronie disease) is a condition in which scar tissue develops inside the penis....learn more »
      In This Article
      Peyronie's Disease (Curvature of the Penis) Article
      • Peyronie's disease facts
      • What is Peyronie's disease?
      • What causes Peyronie's disease?
      • What are the symptoms of Peyronie's disease?
      • What are the phases of Peyronie's disease?
      • How is Peyronie's disease diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for Peyronie's disease ?
      • Medications, Vitamins, and Supplements
      • Shockwave therapy
      • Surgery
      • Other therapies
      • What are the complications of Peyronie's disease?
      • What is the prognosis for Peyronie's disease?

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