A hip fracture is a serious injury, potentially life-threatening. But many people are able to make a good recovery.
Inguinal hernias can sometimes be painful and lead to serious complications. But surgical repair is now easier than it once was.
Kidney infection can permanently damage your kidneys or allow bacteria to spread to your bloodstream. Seek immediate medical attention to avoid life-threatening complications.
Meralgia paresthetica — the result of a compressed sensory nerve — is characterized by tingling, numbness and burning pain in your outer thigh.
Curved, painful erections are often a sign of Peyronie's disease. Find out about diagnosis and treatment.
Prostatitis, inflammation of the prostate gland, can cause significant male pelvic pain and other symptoms.
Sacroiliitis is one cause of low back pain and discomfort. It's an inflammation of the sacroiliac joints, which connect the lower spine and pelvis.
A scrotal mass is a lump or other abnormality in the scrotum that may affect the health of testicles. A scrotal mass may be cancerous.
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