A few weeks ago, I was talking with the director of ProstateCancer.net and he sent me a question/ comment from a community member about male orgasm after prostate cancer (PC) surgery and treatments. The question was different because it was related to painful orgasms and “retrograde orgasms.” After a bit research, I discovered a trend in the information related to prostate cancer and Retrograde Ejaculation (RE).
Lately, I’ve been reading a lot more about the dreaded DRE – Digital Rectal Exam. While I understand that guys feel uncomfortable with the exam and some doctors say, it’s not necessary, it can still help, right? The answer is yes. So…in this quick article, I’m going to throw my support behind getting a DRE and a PSA at the same time.
Why is there a disparity between African-American men and men from other ethnic groups when it comes to prostate cancer? Is it the environment? Could it be a lack of quality health care or a combination on many factors.
One risk factor associated with prostate cancer is race and ethnicity. Compared to other racial and ethnic groups, African-American men are reported to have the highest incidence rates of prostate cancer.
Many men are well aware of the physical side effects of prostate cancer, which can include issues like urinary incontinence, erectile dysfunction (ED), and bowel problems. But what about the psychological side effects of prostate cancer and, more specifically, those side effects impacting psychological-sexual health?
Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is one of the more common sexual issues for men. While ED tends to appear in men who are older, it is more likely to appear in men who are in treatment for prostate cancer. An interesting read…