Dr. Fenig's Blog

For Men with Post Vasectomy Pain Syndrome, Successful Treatments Do Exist

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Vasectomy is one of the most effective, common and safest forms of birth control. While most men find that any minor post-surgical discomfort resolves within a few days, a small percentage of patients (about 1-2%) experience post-surgical pain months after the procedure. Known as post-vasectomy pain syndrome (PVPS), men can experience a dull ache in the testes or pain during ejaculation several months after the vasectomy. While uncommon, PVPS is a problem that requires the attention and care of an experienced urologist to find the right solution.

Sexual Dysfunction and Warning Signs of Disease

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

During Men’s Health Month, Chesapeake Urology’s David Fenig, M.D., a leading men’s sexual health specialist, encourages all men to take a closer look at their health and understand the connection between chronic medical conditions and sexual dysfunction.

On World Vasectomy Day, Get The Facts About This Time-Tested Technique

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Friday, November 13, 2015

Performing some 175 vasectomies each year in my practice, I see a lot of men, as well as their partners. I know their fears about vasectomy and hear the myths that men believe regarding the procedure. As November 13 is World Vasectomy Day, it’s a good opportunity to reflect on one of the world’s more time tested birth control techniques and debunk some of the more common misconceptions men have about vasectomy.

Erectile Dysfunction and Aging - Are They Related?

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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is not a normal part of the aging process for men. And while ED is more common in men as they grow older due to several factors, it’s not a condition you are destined to live with.

When a Man Changes His Mind - Vasectomy Reversal

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Friday, November 7, 2014

I perform vasectomies on countless men who feel they have completed their families or have decided that they do not want children at all. Some men later change their minds about having children. When a man changes his mind, it’s comforting to know that he has the option of having a vasectomy reversal.