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Let's talk about it podcast: The male body


This podcast talks about common myths about the male body, specifically about the penis. Here are some common questions answered for your information.

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00:00:34 My name is Maria, and today we are going to talk about
00:00:37 common myths about the male body, specifically about the penis.
00:00:42 Here are some common questions answered for your information.
00:00:46 Is there an average penis size?
00:00:49 There is a wide range of normal penis sizes,
00:00:52 just the same way women and girls’ bodies are each unique.
00:00:56 Also, a large part of the penis is actually inside the body,
00:00:59 and the part that can be seen will be different for each person.
00:01:04 Does a penis change as a man gets older?
00:01:08 As men age, hormonal, vascular and neural changes
00:01:12 can lead to changes in men’s sexual drive and desire. However,
00:01:17 there is no evidence to suggest that the erect penis physically changes, though.
00:01:22 Can men get infections, too?
00:01:25 Yes, men can get yeast infections and urinary tract infections, too.
00:01:31 What is an erection?
00:01:33 An erection is a hardening of the penis that occurs
00:01:37 when the sponge-like tissue inside the penis fills up with blood.
00:01:41 Although some erections are caused by sexual arousal,
00:01:45 many erections seem to happen for no particular reason.
00:01:49 Erections are a perfectly normal function of the male body.
00:01:53 Can men get erections back to back?
00:01:57 Men usually don’t get erections back to back because they need a rest.
00:02:01 This is called the refractory period.
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