STD Incubation Period. The incubation period for the various STIs (Sexually Transmitted Infections) is a common question asked by patients in our clinics. It refers to the time between acquiring the infection and the presentation of symptoms. This is different from the window period, which refers to the period after infection in which no current […]
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Penile discharge Penile discharge is any substance (other than urine) that comes from the urinary tube, also known as the urethra. Normal discharge includes pre-ejaculate, or pre-cum, and semen ejaculate. These are usually produced during sexual stimulation. Abnormal discharge can range from clear to pus-like and usually produced in the presence of an infection. In […]
Common types of penile piercings. Penile piercing is a general term and there are actually many different ways and styles a man can get a piercing on his manhood. Apadravya: This is a piercing that passes through the glans vertically. It can go from top to bottom or vice versa. Ampallang: This piercing goes through the glans […]
Pediculosis pubis also known as the Crab Louse is a common insect infestation of the human genital area. As the infestation becomes more profound, it can also extend into other parts of the body including the eyelids. The louse is approximately 1 cm in size, which makes it visible to the naked eye. It has […]
Congenital Penile Curvature Congenital Penile Curvature, or CPC, is a relatively uncommon condition. It can be noted early in life by parents during diapering and dressing of their infants. Others do not discover the problem until sexual maturity, where they notice the curvature themselves. Often, the penile curvature is only observed in the erect state. […]
Signs and Symptoms are technical terms to describe the extent of disease in a patient. A sign is an effect of the disease that can be observed by another person or elicited through certain manoeuvres while a symptom is an effect that is experienced only by the patient. What does being asymptomatic mean? Being “asymptomatic” […]
What is semen made of? Semen consists of several fluids which are produced by various glands. Actual sperm cells make up only a very tiny portion of semen volume. The bulk of semen is made up of prostatic fluid, secreted from the prostate gland, seminal fluid which contains fructose, proteins and fatty acids and bulbourethral […]
Anal cancer is a rare disease and the understanding of its natural history is evolving. While it is the 26th most common cancer in the USA annually, the incidence rate is increasing at 2% per year over the past decade. Further underpinning its importance in recent times is that it is also one of the […]
Anal douching is the act of cleansing the anal canal and can be done in a variety of ways with a range of products. Many use anal douching to prepare for receptive anal intercourse, however, while it does help with cleaning the area, it is not strictly necessary for anal intercourse. The anal canal is […]
When COVID-19 started hitting China back in Jan 2020 and in subsequent weeks, Wuhan one of the hardest-hit city in China began a lockdown that lasted for 2 months or so, few in the rest of the world stopped to think that in the following months to come, various countries would be implementing some version […]
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