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Reactive arthritis causes you to have extremely painful, swollen joints and can make you feel very tired. Reactive arthritis is a type of inflammatory arthritis. Unlike other types of inflammatory arthritis, for many people reactive arthritis lasts a relatively short amount of time - usually around three months to a year.
Five year old Jack Collins was left in agony after his genitals were caught in the netting in his swimming trunks and he had to go to hospital. The year-old slimming club consultant was on holiday on her own with Jack in Lanzarote when the incident occurred last week. According to Laura, from Glossop, Derbyshire, medics were concerned about Jack's urinary tract being blocked or damaged through the pressure of the netting, rather than any damage to the outside. Luckily after a while Jack was able to urinate and doctors confirmed he had suffered no lasting damage.
Back to Health A to Z. Balanitis is a skin irritation on the head of the penis that can affect men and boys. You can also get yourself checked out at a sexual health clinic.
Alexandra Carlton February 02, We're so glad this accident didn't end up far, far worse. But it's a timely warning that the mesh inside boys' swim suits may not be as safe as it looks.
Balanitis is swelling of the foreskin, or head of the penis. Balanitis affects roughly 1 in 20 males. Balanitis largely occurs in uncircumcised men.
Swimming is a sensational form of exercise, and dedicated swimmers tend to be among the more physically fit of men. There are numerous benefits to swimming, but as with most things, there can be some downsides — and so swimmers may need to take steps for a little penis protection in order to maintain optimum penis health. Here are some of the potential problems swimmers might face and how to correct them.