Pain In Penis

Pain in the penis can be due to trauma or disease. Penile pain can be caused due to Peyronie's disease, priapism, balanitis, sexually transmitted infections, urinary tract infections (UTI), injuries, phimosis, and cancer.

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How to manage a tear in the penis at the bottom of the urethral opening?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33-year-old male with a tear in my penis at the bottom of my urethra opening. I believe my injury was from rough intercourse without lubrication. My wound is extremely painful when I urinate, and when I tried opening my urethra bigger to alleviate the pain. I believe the tear g...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandeep V Nair

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern and the pain you went through. It is one of the most painful conditions a man can get. The steps you have taken are adequate. If there is an oozing of blood when you urinate, then you should meet a doctor urgently. If the oozing is from the tea...  Read Full »

How to treat swollen and painful glans?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old unmarried male. My height is 6'2" and weight is 73 kg. For the past three¬†months, I have pain in the left side of my glans penis. At the same time, I have a continuous pain on the left side of the anus. The pain around the anus is not severe, but it is enough to bother...  Read Full »

Dr. Gopinath


Answer: Hi, Welcome to From your history and findings I am suspicious of chronic prostatitis, which is a longstanding infection of the prostate. It is associated with pain in the perineal region, which is neither mild nor severe. It needs to be confirmed with a per rectal examination in whi...  Read Full »

What could cause pain at the tip of my penis with urination?

Query: Hello doctor, I have painful urination at the tip of the penis and a dull pain after that. For the last couple of months, pain is at the tip of the penis that comes with urination and then dull pain. No UTI or prostate issue.   Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to Pain at the tip of the penis has few causes. One is inflammation due to products used like soap or oil. The second can be due to the urethra's inflammation, which we call urethritis due to infection or sexually transmitted diseases or even unknown causes. Urethritis du...  Read Full »

Why do I get pain in the penile shaft even on touching?

Query: Hello doctor, Over the last two to three months, I have noticed that it is painful when I get an erection. The pain is in a specific area below the head of the penis on the shaft. I did blood and urine tests to check my general health. Kidney and liver function was fine, but there was micro hemog...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to There is inflammation, and that can cause pain and blood in the urine. This inflammation can be from products like shower gel or soap. Other causes can be sexually transmitted infections, which include gonococcal, chlamydial, or even fungal infections. Or you can cha...  Read Full »

Are sore throat and pain at the base of the penis signs of HIV?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex, and after that, four weeks later, I got a CMIA combo test (fourth generation) done. It is non-reactive. Now I have a sore throat and nerve like pain at the base of my penis. What are the chances of getting positive? How accurate are the fourth generation tests afte...  Read Full »

Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti

Community Medicine Physician, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Preventive Medicine Physician, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for the query. The fourth-generation HIV (Human immunodeficiency viruses) antibody test is almost considered conclusive after one-month exposure. But it would be better to go for an HIV antibody test after three months of exposure to have final, conclusive re...  Read Full »

Swelling above penis has got reduced after urination. What is the problem?

Query: Hello doctor,My father had stepped over the stone in the backyard and had got edema in legs. We consulted an ortho doctor. He gave him Chymoral forte. After having it, my father got swelling in the area above the penis. The swelling gets less after he goes to urinate.Doctor has given add protein sup...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your father has swelling above the penis which is reduced after passing urine. Recently he took Chymoral forte. No urinary issues like dribbling or thinning of stream. Alright, I actually appreciate if I could see the picture of the swelling. But swelling above penis i...  Read Full »

Will penis pump injury cause structural damage to bucks fascia?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain right under glans. Three years ago, I suffered an injury from a penis pump. There was a mild hematoma right behind the urethra and some itching or burning pain in that exact area lasted about a week and then went away. A month later, I got another injury from the penis pum...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to It seems to be inflammation and irritation. You are talking about typical pain at the tip of the penis, especially after masturbation more severely when you urinate. This pain is mostly due to irritants like the lubricants or soap you use during masturbation or even ba...  Read Full »

Why do I have a pimple in my penis?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 28 years old. My question is I can feel a very small hard pimple under the penis skin. When I get erection and press it, I feel a little pain. What is that? I cannot figure it out. Is it a pimple or something else? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Kumarshri Shriniwas Saraswat

Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist, Sleep Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You are most likely dealing with a sebaceous cyst. They are similar to pimple. A sebaceous gland is a microscopic gland in the skin which secretes a waxy liquid known as sebum. It opens on the skin via an opening known as a punctum. When the opening gets blocked, th...  Read Full »

How long should I continue taking Fluconazole for pain in penile head and foreskin?

Query: Hello doctor, I was struggling with reddening, itching, and tenderness on the penis head and under the foreskin. I self-diagnosed a fungal infection and started applying Candid B cream twice a day for a week. With a slow recovery, I decided to take oral medication for the same. My pharmacist sugges...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugandh Garg

Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Toxicologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Get physically examined and investigated to rule out any medical condition and treat accordingly. Take medicine only under prescription and close observation of the doctor. Check vitals. Drink plenty of water and fluids. Maintain strict hygiene. Wear loose cotton c...  Read Full »

My penile head slopes downward during erection. Is this due to damaged penile ligament?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old male. For the past six months I do not do any physical activities, no exercise, I work only on my laptop and drink very less amount of water. I masturbate almost daily for the past 10 years. I never had sex with any girl. I never used any kind of contaminated stuff...  Read Full »

Dr. Aamir Mohd

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen every picture you have uploaded and I understand your concern. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Premature ejaculation is when you discharge within 30 seconds of masturbation or doing intercourse. Do you ejaculate before 30 seconds when ...  Read Full »

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