People with an enlarged section in their aorta – the main artery that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body – can undergo surgery to prevent the section from rupturing.
Some boys suffer from hypospadias, where the opening of their urethra, through which they urinate is not at the tip of the penis, but on its shaft or the scrotum. When uncorrected, ejaculation through the urethra, during adolescence and adulthood is similarly affected.
Boys and men may suffer from phimosis, a condition where their foreskin is too tight to be pulled back over the head of their penis, leading to complications such as infections.
Older people have a higher risk of an abdominal aortic aneurysm, where the main artery that carries blood from the heart dilates and can rupture, leading to internal bleeding.
People who experience sharp and severe pain in their side and back may have ureter stones, which are kidney stones that have become stuck in the ureter.
Diabetic foot ulcers are a leading cause of foot amputations. Treating foot ulcers involves checking for infections, debriding the ulcers and other steps.
All men are at risk of developing acute or chronic prostatitis, which is an inflammation or swelling of the prostate gland.
About one in 10 Singaporeans will develop kidney stones. Small stones be harmless, but larger ones could lead to stabbing or throbbing pain and other problems.
Men with early-stage prostate cancer could seek out focal therapy, an alternative to surgery and radiotherapy with few side effects.
Men with an enlarged prostate can avoid drinking at night, cut back on caffeine and take other actions to prevent and relieve urinary problems.