Plastics Get Stored in the Penis, Linked to Erectile Dysfunction

A recent study has revealed the presence of microplastics in the male penis, linking these particles to erectile dysfunction. This disturbing finding highlights the potential health risks associated with the widespread use of plastic products.


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Research Mentioned:


Codrington, J. et al. Detection of microplastics in the human penis. Int. J. Impot. Res. 1–7 (2024) doi:10.1038/s41443-024-00930-6.


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2:12 Microplastics and erectile dysfunction

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