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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Does vigorous masturbation technique cause pain in the penis during erection?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 24-year-old male. My concern is, I used to masturbate two to three times once in two days for the last two years. My masturbation technique will be very vigorous. That is, I used to stimulate my penis for more than half an hour. My problem is nowadays, I am getting pain on the penis...  Read Full »

Dr. Dr. Vaishnav Ganesan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I would say that the change in your penis and the pain is mainly due to your masturbating method. The need for more blood and muscle mass is the reason for visualizing the extra veins. I would suggest you stop masturbating for at least 10 to 14 days. You will feel b...  Read Full »

Why do I have recurrent pain in my penis with blisters and itching?

Query: Hi doctor, I got blisters, itching, and pain in my penis seven months back. It recurred again and again for almost 12 months. So my doctor did HSV IgG and IgM tests. All my results came back negative. But he gave me Acyclovir 400. What does it mean? Do I suffer from genital herpes?   Read Full »

Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti

Answer: Hi, Welcome to HSV (herpes simplex virus) 1 and 2 IgM (immunoglobulin M) and IgG (immunoglobulin G) can show negative results even while having herpes. You can repeat the test again. It can come back positive now. Herpes is known for its recurrence. But it is not a dreadful diseas...  Read Full »

Why do I have discomfort and pain in the penis?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 29 years old and had UTI eleven months back. I took antibiotics for seven days and then it became fine. After a month, I did a urine culture and had E.coli in it. Again, I was advised to take antibiotics for 15 days. Nothing helped me. Again, I continued taking antibiotics. I cons...  Read Full »

Dr. Albana Greca

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have pain due to prostatitis. It is a difficult condition to treat. I suggest you avoid activities that aggravate prostatitis such as prolonged sitting or bicycling. You can take supplements containing echinacea, garlic, goldenseal to reduce your inflammation. T...  Read Full »

What happens if red spots on the penis is not treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 45-year-old male. I am 180 cm by height and 75 kg by weight. I had unprotected sex, oral, and rimming. After few months, I called the doctor and explained the problem over the phone, then started on two cures antibiotic tablets when I thought it was cystitis. After that, I got an a...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The redness on the tip of the penis and burning sensation when you pass urine is due to inflammation, and mostly it is due to using chemicals like soap during baths. The pain usually is on the tip of the penis as that is the most sensitive area. It is generally reduc...  Read Full »

Why does my semen look greenish?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past few weeks, I noticed I have been ejaculating greenish semen. I have a stinging feeling on the head of my penis. I have tested negative for urinary tract infection, sexually transmitted diseases, and prostate infections twice now. I have an issue with getting an appointmen...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The description you gave is associated with chronic prostatitis, and it is usually required proper diagnosis for the bacteria causing it to provide appropriate treatment. For diagnosis, you need semen for culture to decide on antibiotics as treatment. The most common...  Read Full »

Are these symptoms of burning sensation during urination and pain in the penis due to STDs?

Query: Hello doctor, Does herpes symptom leave a mild, dull pulse pain in the tip of the penis only on the left side? And it only happens like 1 or 2 times a day. And last for only seconds. There are no other symptoms (burning urination, itch, aching, blisters, or anything like that). Or could that just b...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for consulting us. Dull pulse pain on the tip of the penis has nothing to do with the previous herpes virus. And it is a completely normal thing that can happen to anyone. It is not as well due to hemorrhoids as they do not share a common nerve supply. No need t...  Read Full »

What causes itching and inflammation around the head of my penis?

Query: Hello doctor,I have got an infection in my penis. First, the symptoms started minor with itching. In a couple of days, it got worse, and it pains a lot. The head of the penis had turned red with inflammation. There seem to be some cuts on the side of the penis with fluid oozing out under the head. I...  Read Full »

Dr. Dilip Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. It looks like you have a drug reaction, known as fixed drug eruption. Have you taken any medications just before the onset of this condition for any health issues like pain, fever, or stomach upset? Is this the first time this happened, and...  Read Full »

Why is there a sharp stinging sensation in my penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old male. This morning while having sexual intercourse with my girlfriend, I noticed a sharp sting on my penis head when I ejaculated. Then I noticed blood was coming out of my penis, and some were in the condom. I was shocked. Also, my penis head was stinging, and I fe...  Read Full »

Dr. Ankush Jairath

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It is very difficult to comment upon what actually happened. There may be some injury to the urethra during intercourse. Is there any popping sound just before the stinging sensation? Do you have any erection issues after this incidence? Thanks. Regards.  Read Full »

What happens when penis pump is used with high pressure?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 19 years old. I recently used a penis pump on Saturday afternoon. I think the pressure was too high. I took off the pump and noticed my penis flaccid size decreased dramatically. I also noticed bluish or purplish spots in the penis head. I feel very little pain. I can get an erec...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran Sr

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. The penis is made of elastic muscles. You need not worry. You will get your size and erection back. Only if there is pain, we need to think of permanent damage. I hope blue spots disappeared now. Share the picture if the issue persists....  Read Full »

How does lymphangiosclerosis look like?

Query: Hi doctor, There is a cord-like lump at the base of my penis, which extends three centimeters from the root up to the shaft, and a thinner vessel continues from it. It is not visible, not palpable, with no change in size and shape, no discoloration of the skin, and a little pain with erection. It ha...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to This cord is lymphangiosclerosis. It is a lymphatic channel that gets hard with time, inflamed, painful, and reduces till it disappears. Usually, it takes about a few weeks to few months to resolve completely. It does not require any treatment.  Read Full »

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