Sexual Problems

Dr Somerville offers medical advice on a range of sexual health problems and tailors treatment for the individual.

Peyronie’s disease

Peyronie disease is the development of scar tissue in the penis and results in a new curve in the erect penis. Curves can make erections painful and intercourse painful or difficult and usually occur in men over 50. The shape of a penis is variable so if your penis...

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Low Libido (Passion Fatigue)

Low libido is a reduced interest in sexual activity. A lower sex drive can be unsettling. It can become easier to avoid intimate situations and this may cause distress and tension in a relationship. It is normal to lose interest in sex from time to time, and for your...

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Post Prostate Surgery or Radiotherapy

More than 50% of men who undergo surgery or radiotherapy for prostate cancer experience a loss of sexual function. Sexual recovery can be hastened, and is more likely, with early intervention. What happens post prostate surgery The best “nerve-sparing prostate...

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Premature Ejaculation

One in three men will experience premature ejaculation. Treatment can help. What is Premature Ejaculation? Premature ejaculation is a lack of control over ejaculation resulting in an orgasm sooner than you or your partner would like. Ejaculation may happen as soon as...

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Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (impotence) is common. It becomes increasingly common with age, affecting 40% of men over the age of 40*. What is Erectile Dysfunction? Erectile Dysfunction (impotence) is the frequent inability to get and/or maintain an erection. There is no need...

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Penile Enlargement

The size of the penis, in both the erect and non-erect state,  varies markedly between men. Some men consider their penis to be too small and although it is understandable to look for improvement with surgery, this often leads to disappointment. Additionally, it is...

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