Seminal Fluid Hypersensitivity

  Overview Seminal Fluid Hypersensitivity, otherwise known as semen allergy, is a rare allergic reactions to the proteins within a male’s semen that affects approximately 20,000 to 40,000 females in the United States alone and an unknown number of males. While females have reported most cases of seminal fluid hypersensitivity, it is possible for men…

Masturbation Death Grip Syndrome (DGS)

What is Death Grip Masturbation?      Retarded or delayed ejaculation (RE) is one of the least common, understood, and researched subsets of all male ejaculation disorders. The American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR) defines RE as "the persistent or recurrent delay in, or absence of orgasm after a normal sexual…

Hypersexual Desire

History of Hypersexual Desire In the past, females with frequent sexual urges were diagnosed as having nymphomania, whereas males were diagnosed as having satyriasis. The words “nymphomania” and “satyriasis” are no longer considered scientifically accurate and have since been replaced with the more neutral term “hypersexual desire.” Hypersexual desire goes by many names. Sex addiction,…

Vaginismus

What is Vaginismus? Vaginismus is medically defined as involuntary spasms of the pubococcygeus (PC) muscles, the muscles which surround the vaginal canal. Vaginismus is a physical disorder that can stem from psychological or physiological factors. On average, one in every 500 women will experience vaginismus. However, the true number of females with vaginismus is estimated to be higher because many females never report their…

Jelqing

Allegedly, jelqing is a technique for penis enlargement that has recently become more popular with the rise of online blogs and how-to videos. However, due to the lack of reputable scientific research on the technique, we cannot recommend the technique or condone the effectiveness of jelqing. Nonetheless, we have provided some information regarding our understanding…

Erectile Dysfunction: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Erectile dysfunction (ED), which is sometimes referred to as impotence, is the inability to achieve or maintain an erection. There are three types of erectile dysfunction: primary, secondary, and situational. Primary erectile dysfunction occurs when a person has never been able to obtain an erection during sexual activity; in other words, their struggle with ED…

Queefing Demystified

Most people have probably heard about or experienced the fart-like noise that can occur while having sex, commonly known as a “queef,” “vart,” “pussy fart,” or “fanny fart,” among other names. These names can be, and often are, very misleading. A queef is simply an expulsion of air from the vagina. It is usually odorless because…

Phimosis and Paraphimosis

What is Phimosis? Phimosis is a medical condition in which a male is unable to retract the foreskin covering the head of the penis.1 Phimosis is classified into two separate conditions: pathological phimosis and physiological phimosis. We will elaborate on their differences later on. Being able to differentiate between the conditions is crucial as they differ…

Penis Enlargement

  Many males are concerned with the size of their penis. Masculinity and power have been associated with the size of a man’s penis for thousands of years.3 In Ancient Egypt, Min, the god of virility (manliness) was represented as a man with a large, erect penis. Priapus, the Ancient Greek fertility god, was depicted…