Pain During Masturbation

Pain during masturbation is often considered normal. In females, it can be caused by the contraction of abdominal muscles. In males, it can be caused by an increased blood supply in the prostate site. However, sexually transmitted diseases, fibroids, and endometriosis may cause pain during female masturbation. In males, it can be linked to pathological conditions like prostate disorders.

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I have had a cord-like hard vein on my penis which is palpable and becomes prominent during erection and painful during masturbation. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a cord-like hard vein on my penis beginning from the base of the penis from the central portion and ending just below the head of the penis on the left side. It becomes more prominent on erection and is painful during masturbation. It is palpable even when I do not have an erect...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashutosh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. It is a dorsal penile vein. It might be because of the calcifications. I hope this has helped you. Thank you.  Read Full »

I am an 18-year-old female with stomach pain on and off, slowly progressing when I masturbate. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old female with a weight of 145 lbs, and I am having stomach issues when I masturbate. This issue has been going on for more than two months, and the pain is on and off and slowly progressing. I was prescribed Trazodone, Topamax, and Zoloft for about four years but not ...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. You are a teenager and can have menstrual disturbance and related symptoms like abdominal pain or tender breast and mood variation before menses as premenstrual syndrome. But as you described, you have irritable b...  Read Full »

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