Penis health is essential in your overall health.

Penis health goes beyond the ability to get and maintain an erection, ejaculating as well as reproducing. Many factors cause your sex organ problem. It is a sign of some potential underlying health problems within your body. Some ongoing health issues are likely to impact you genital, resulting in relationship problems, stress and affecting your self-confidence. Therefore, knowing some symptoms and signs of manhood problem and how you can handle it is essential as described in these CDC findings here.

What causes penis problem?

Unprotected sex

If you have unprotected sex, you may contract transmitted sexual diseases. Such diseases include syphilis, gonorrhea, genital herpes, and others. These infections cause genital pains, discomforts, and sores.

Certain treatments and medications

Some treatments may negatively affect the health of your manhood. For example, if you undertake surgical procedure such as radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer treatment, it is likely to cause erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence.


Smoking is a hazardous habit. It does not only affect your overall body health but also it is highly linked with erectile

dysfunction problems.

Aggressive sex or masturbation
Aggressive sex behaviors are very harmful to your genitals. If you bend your penis forcefully while erect, or handle it so aggressively, the trauma may cause a dick fracture. Additionally, continuing with this habit may result in permanent curvature. Therefore, it important you handle your genitals gently.

Neurological conditions

Some conditions such as stroke, dementia, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injuries may affect your nerve impulses from your brains to your sex organ. If the nerves are affected, you might experience problems such as erectile dysfunction or urinary problems.

Getting older

Erectile dysfunction, urinary incontinence, and other sexual problems become popular when you grow old. Your testosterone levels continue to decline as you age. Some of these problems are irreversible. They are natural and effects everybody, once they grow old.

What are the popular penis problems?

Erection problems

Erection problems or erectile dysfunction involves the inability to erect firmly and unable to keep the erection. Sometimes, you may experience a persistent painful erection that is not as a result of sexual stimulation. Other problems include the inability to ejaculate, delayed ejaculations, painful ejaculation, and others.


This is a condition where you unable to achieve orgasm even after adequate stimulation. The condition exhibits

hormonal problems like inadequate testosterone or underlying nerves problem. Medications and some diseases like diabetes are likely to trigger this condition.

Sexually transmitted infections

Various STI problems including genital warts, syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia affect your sexual organs. Some of the common issues include painful urination, sores, and blisters around your genital areas and painful discharge.

How to keep your manhood healthy

Be sexually responsible. Always use protection to avoid STIs, practice good hygiene, quit smoking, stay physically active and maintain good health practices.

Most men feel embarrassed to disclose their penis problems when they develop. Some of these conditions are treatable and preventable. So, don’t find it hard to discuss your problem with your doctor to find the best solution for you.

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