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As microplastics found in penises of men with erectile dysfunction

Posted on AllSides June 19th, 2024
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Microplastics used in food packaging could make their way into the penis and cause sexual problems, experts have warned. The discovery was made by researchers who examined the penile tissue of men who had undergone erectile dysfunction surgery, and found the tiny particles in eight in ten samples. They described the discovery as 'concerning' and claimed that microplastics could affect the muscle function of the penis. Microplastics are plastic fragments as small as two micrometres, or two-thousandths of a millimeter. These particles make their way into food, water supplies and...

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