TESTICULAR SELF EXAMINATION : what it is and steps involved

Testicular self examination is a screening technique done by male individuals to examine their testes. The purpose for it is to note any form of abnormality like bumps or lumps  and to become familiar with the normal size of their testes. It is very essential to regularly examine your testes because it helps you to know what it feels like when normal, so that you can identify any changes. Changes in your testicles could be a sign of common benign condition such as infection, cyst or testicular cancer, which is…

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Prostatitis Classification and Symptoms

When the prostate gland becomes swollen, painful and inflamed, one is said to have prostatitis or prostate infection. Prostatitis is not the same as prostate enlargement or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), neither does it lead to BPH or prostate cancer. However, it has been shown to contribute to male infertility. The prostate gland is an important organ in the male reproductive system when it comes to fertility. It is a walnut-sized organ found just under the urinary bladder and in front of the rectum. Females do not have a prostate…

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