In-depth

Causes

Retrograde ejaculation

Retrograde ejaculation occurs when semen enters the bladder instead of emerging through the penis during orgasm. Find out about symptoms and treatment.

Coping and support

Friendships

Did you know that friendships can improve your health? Understand how to develop good friendships.

Social support: Tap this tool to beat stress

Support groups

Prevention

Female fertility tips

Fitness motivation

Weight-loss readiness

Before you plunge into a weight-loss program, see if you're truly ready to change.

Tests and diagnosis

Genetic testing

Genetic testing is used to detect altered genes that may cause illness or disease. Although genetic testing can offer important health information, it has limitations.

Pelvic exam

A pelvic exam may be done as a part of a routine checkup to evaluate your gynecologic health or to help diagnose a medical condition.

Treatments and drugs

Delayed ejaculation

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