When semen enters the bladder instead of emerging through the penis during orgasm, retrograde ejaculation occurs. The patient may ejaculate very little or no semen, although he still reaches sexual climax. This is called a dry orgasm. Retrograde ejaculation can cause male infertility but it isn't harmful.
Health conditions, medications or surgeries that affect the nerves or muscles that control the bladder opening can cause ... more
Spinal stenosis is a condition in which one or more areas in the spine become narrowed. This condition usually occurs in the upper or lower back. The spinal cord or the nerves that branch out from the compressed areas may be pressurized due to this narrowing.
Problems with bladder or bowel function, a loss of sensation in the extremities, or cramping, pain or numbness in the neck, shoulders, back, arms or legs may be caused by spinal ... more
Salmonella is a bacterium that lives in the intestines of animals and humans, and is shed through feces. Salmonella infection is a common disease affecting the intestinal tract. People usually become infected through contaminated food, such as meat, eggs and poultry, or through contaminated water.
Within 12 to 72 hours, a person infected with salmonella will develop abdominal cramps, diarrhea and fever. Most healthy people ... more
Medically known as tension-type headache, it is one of the most common types of headache, but its causes are not yet identified precisely. Generally, it is a mild to moderate distributed pain, which gives the feeling of a tight band around the head, as per the testimony of many patients.
Judging by the nature of the pain, one can assume that muscle contractions are the cause of the pain, but experts disagree with this opinion. ... more
Bed-wetting is the involuntary urination at night.
Also known as nocturnal enuresis or nighttime incontinence, bed-wetting usually isn’t a sign of toilet training gone bad. It is usually only a developmental stage.
A child has primary enuresis when he/she has never been dry at night.
A child has secondary enuresis when he/she begins to wet the bed after at least six months of dry nights.
Before the age of 6 or 7 nighttime ... more
A sleep disorder called jet lag or time zone change syndrome could affect anyone who travels across multiple time zones quickly. The disruption of the body's internal clock or circadian rhythms that tell the body when to wake up and when to sleep causes jet lag. The more time zones a person crosses, the more likely they are to experience jet lag.
Gastrointestinal problems, a feeling of being unwell, daytime fatigue and ... more